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Posted 23 February 2010 - 03:57 PM

Summary of Needle sizes

Metric Number (Nm) Singer needle number
40 3
45 4
50 5
55 6
60 8
65 9
70 10
75 11
80 12
85 13
90 14
95 15
100 16
105 17
110 18
120 19
125 20
130 21
140 22
150 -
160 23
170 -
180 24
190 -
200 25
230 26
250 27
280 28
300 29
330 30
350 31
380 32
400 33
430 34
460 35
480 36

Needle size in millimetres = Nm/100

Needle sizes by thread type (according to Poynter's)

Thread (bonded nylon) Needle size
B thread 16 (for 2-4 ply canopy fabric)
E thread 18 (for 2-4 ply canopy fabric)
20 (for 5 ply canopy fabric)
21-22 (up to 4 ply container fabric)
FF thread 21-22 (up to 4 ply container fabric)
22 (for 2 ply duck or light webbing)
24 (for elastic webbing)
3 cord 24 (for elastic webbing)
26
5 & 6 cord 28

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