What is an industrial overlock sewing machine?
Industrial overlock - is a type of professional sewing technique, the main task of which is to process the edge of bulk materials with a neat elastic chain stitch. The chain stitch is created by the loopers that grip the needle thread to form a chain.
The overcasting machine - is used as an additional sewing equipment and is an indispensable item both in industrial production and for those who want to sew professionally.
Classification of industrial overcasting machines:
Depending on the purpose, overlocks are divided by:
Number of threads:
3-thread: one-needle overcasting machine, used exclusively for overcasting garments with three-thread seams. There are also three-thread overlock overlocks for rolled seams.
4-Thread: the double-needle overcasting machine is capable of not only overcasting and trimming, but also sewing parts with a four-thread elastic stitch.
* By removing one needle, the four-thread overlock can be used as a three-thread.
5-thread: a double-needle overlock machine that forms a three-thread overlock stitch and parallel to a chain stitch.
* By removing one needle, the five-thread overlock can be used as a three-thread
6-thread: universal 3-needle overlock sewing machines for 4-thread overlock seams with a parallel double-thread chain stitch.
* By removing one of the needles, the six-thread overlock can be used as: a five-thread, four-thread and three-thread overlock.
There are also special purpose overlock machines for: stitching in elastic bands, carpet overlocks, overlocks for decorative finishing.
By type of fabric:
Models of professional overcasting machines can be for both light materials and heavy ones.
Overlocks for heavy materials are characterized by:
- Enlarged knife for cutting material;
- Increased needle bar;
- Wide presser foot;
- Oversized lower conveyor teeth.
By type of working platform:
Flat platform - is the classic overlock work area. The flat platform will allow you to mount a variety of attachments such as an edger and work in a recessed table.
Cylinder-bed - used for processing the edge of cylindrical products.
By type of promotion:
Bottom conveyor overlocks - the material is moved by the bottom conveyor.
Dual feed overlocks - material is moved by the lower feed and two-segment walking foot.
To increase the working speed and convenience of work, the edge finishing machines can be equipped with auxiliary functions:
- Automatic lifting of the presser foot;
- Automatic thread chain trimming;
- Automatic chain bartack;
- Positioning the needle;
- LED backlight;
- Air collector of scrap residues.
Where to buy an industrial overlock in Ukraine?
The online store «Baoyu.com.ua» offers each customer to buy a production overlock at an affordable price. Dealer centers are represented in Kiev, Lvov, Kharkov, Dnipro, Khmelnitsky. Free delivery all over Ukraine. Warranty and service.
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