We use sharp denim or leather sewing needles with a thickness of 100 or 110. The best thread for commercial machines is synthetic 40 or 60, for home machines – cotton or denim thread.
It is quite hard to tear SMAT paper. However, if you cut into it a bit, it tears just like a regular piece of paper.
SMAT paper perfect for printing. So far, we have tested the following printing technologies: