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Troubleshooting Series - How to Check Industrial Sewing Thread

Checking your sewing thread regularly is the best way to prevent wearing and shedding that can harm your sewing process.

In this video, Service Thread Sewing Sales and Tech Support Manager Dane Hatcher demonstrates how to check your thread for UV damage, look for bond separation, examine the twist level, check the bobbin tack, and make sure you have enough lube in the top thread.

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A Guide to Determining Sewing Speed Without Specialized Tools

You can determine sewing speed without using any type of specialized tools. Simply follow the steps outlined below.

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Troubleshooting Series - Industrial Sewing Tension Setting Tutorial

If your machine’s tension is wrong, you’ll deal with thread shedding, pulling, and breakage, plus poor stitch quality.

In this video from our troubleshooting series, Service Thread Sewing Sales and Tech Support Manager Dane Hatcher demonstrates how to adjust your bobbin tension, how to avoid common mistakes, and how to know when the tension is just right.

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Troubleshooting Series - Industrial Sewing Shuttle Maintenance Tutorial

Do you have lint or lubrication buildup in your industrial sewing machine’s shuttle?

In this video, Service Thread Sewing Sales and Tech Support Manager Dane Hatcher demonstrates how to remove the shuttle and shuttle race, then perform a quick examination and cleaning routine that ensures your machine is in good working order.

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Choosing the Correct Industrial Sewing Machine for Your Application

Are you using the right industrial sewing machine? Things to consider when looking to purchase a new machine include stitch type, thread thickness, sewing material thickness, material density, speed, parts availability, warranty, and special features or abilities.

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Troubleshooting Series - Service Class 7 Troubleshooting Video Guide

Is your industrial sewing process affected by thread skips, breaks, and shedding? In our latest video tutorial, Service Thread Sewing Sales & Tech Support Manager, Dane Hatcher demonstrates how to avoid thread problems by properly adjusting your machine.

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What Effect Does Bonded Thread Have On Tensions in a Sewing Application?

When industrial sewing operations require high thread or yarn tensions, properly designed sewing threads and yarns are critical to continuous production flow. Bonded sewing thread and yarn tends to perform well for critical and challenging sewing conditions often faced by manufacturing companies. We’d like to provide some insight into how bonded thread affects tension in industrial sewing and manufacturing.

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What is the Difference Between Bonded and Non-bonded Thread?

It’s important to evaluate whether you should be using a bonded or non-bonded thread in your industrial sewing process. For manufacturers, each type of industrial sewing thread or yarn has its own set of advantages and disadvantages, so let’s take a closer look at each option and which might be right for your application.

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Industrial Sewing Thread Needle Sizes - Which Is Best For Your Sewing System?

Having the correct needle to thread configuration is essential for running a cost efficient and effective performing application within your sewing system.  Though this practice is often overlooked, choosing the correct needle for your sewing application is absolutely critical to flawless performance. With the new thread and sewn fabric materials available today, it may be time to check the needle size for your operation – Are you having skipped stitches and thread breaks?  Are you using the same needles you have always used?  Here are some tips to help you see if you have an opportunity for improvement.

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Tips to Help Set Timing on Your Industrial Sewing Machine

The timing on industrial sewing machines is essential to produce even stitches in the fabric of goods that your company produces. Different types of sewing machines need a different process to set the timing that corresponds to whether the unit does not have a shuttle, as in the case of looper machines, or has shuttles that oscillate, rotate or are vibrating/boat type.

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Troubleshooting Series - How to Check Industrial Sewing Thread

Checking your sewing thread regularly is the best way to prevent wearing and shedding that can harm your sewing process.

In this video, Service Thread Sewing Sales and Tech Support Manager Dane Hatcher demonstrates how to check your thread for UV damage, look for bond separation, examine the twist level, check the bobbin tack, and make sure you have enough lube in the top thread.

Read more

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You can determine sewing speed without using any type of specialized tools. Simply follow the steps outlined below.

Read more

If your machine’s tension is wrong, you’ll deal with thread shedding, pulling, and breakage, plus poor stitch quality.

In this video from our troubleshooting series, Service Thread Sewing Sales and Tech Support Manager Dane Hatcher demonstrates how to adjust your bobbin tension, how to avoid common mistakes, and how to know when the tension is just right.

Read more

Do you have lint or lubrication buildup in your industrial sewing machine’s shuttle?

In this video, Service Thread Sewing Sales and Tech Support Manager Dane Hatcher demonstrates how to remove the shuttle and shuttle race, then perform a quick examination and cleaning routine that ensures your machine is in good working order.

Read more

Are you using the right industrial sewing machine? Things to consider when looking to purchase a new machine include stitch type, thread thickness, sewing material thickness, material density, speed, parts availability, warranty, and special features or abilities.

Read more

Is your industrial sewing process affected by thread skips, breaks, and shedding? In our latest video tutorial, Service Thread Sewing Sales & Tech Support Manager, Dane Hatcher demonstrates how to avoid thread problems by properly adjusting your machine.

Read more

When industrial sewing operations require high thread or yarn tensions, properly designed sewing threads and yarns are critical to continuous production flow. Bonded sewing thread and yarn tends to perform well for critical and challenging sewing conditions often faced by manufacturing companies. We’d like to provide some insight into how bonded thread affects tension in industrial sewing and manufacturing.

Read more

It’s important to evaluate whether you should be using a bonded or non-bonded thread in your industrial sewing process. For manufacturers, each type of industrial sewing thread or yarn has its own set of advantages and disadvantages, so let’s take a closer look at each option and which might be right for your application.

Read more

Having the correct needle to thread configuration is essential for running a cost efficient and effective performing application within your sewing system.  Though this practice is often overlooked, choosing the correct needle for your sewing application is absolutely critical to flawless performance. With the new thread and sewn fabric materials available today, it may be time to check the needle size for your operation – Are you having skipped stitches and thread breaks?  Are you using the same needles you have always used?  Here are some tips to help you see if you have an opportunity for improvement.

Read more

The timing on industrial sewing machines is essential to produce even stitches in the fabric of goods that your company produces. Different types of sewing machines need a different process to set the timing that corresponds to whether the unit does not have a shuttle, as in the case of looper machines, or has shuttles that oscillate, rotate or are vibrating/boat type.

Read more