How to fix the tension on a Lockstitch Industrial Sewing Machine

Many individuals dependably get stressed when their stitches are looking bad or they are not a decent, clean level shaped lines. In this short blog entry, we’ll give you a well ordered guide on the most proficient method to frame the lines effectively.

Directions for pressure setting

Remove the existing bobbin and replace it with a bobbin containing thread that contrasts with the top thread, this will make it easier to examine the stitch pattern. Check to make sure that the top thread follows the correct threading route for the sewing machine model (This is where most problems occur).

Rotate the pulley/handwheel by hand, putting the needle through a complete rotation to pick up the bobbin thread. Pull both top and bottom threads behind the machine and place them in the starting position.

Place a scrap piece of fabric beneath the pressure foot and sew a-least a 5-inch stitch line and then remove the fabric from the sewing machine.

Examine the top side of the stitched fabric. If the contrasting bobbin thread is noticeable between the top stitches, the top thread is too tight. Turn the tension adjustment knob a quarter turn counterclockwise to ease the top tension. If the bobbin thread isn’t noticeable on the top side of the fabric then continue with the next step.

Turn the fabric over and examine the bottom side of the stitched fabric. If the top thread is noticeable or looped between the bottom stitches, the top thread is too loose. Turn the tension adjustment knob a quarter turn clockwise to increase the top tension.

Sew another 5-inch stitch line on the scrap piece of fabric to check the adjusted tension. Examine the stitch line to see if the top and bottom threads are sewing evenly. If not, continue to turn the tension adjustment knob in quarter turn increments, sewing a stitch line after each adjustment and checking the stitch pattern.

Rehash steps 3 to 6 until the fastens are immaculate

Tips and Warnings

More often than not, wax or trash off the thread yarn can develop between the tension disks, this is a typical issue that meddles with appropriate thread pressure. Numerous industrial sewing threads have oil coatings that empower the threads to withstand fast sewing. These coatings, regularly wax-based, can develop and avert pressure between the two plates. On the off chance that changing the pressure doesn’t enhance line quality, clean the disks by evacuating the strain modification get together. The gathering comprises of the strain change handle, a little spring and two pressure disks. Wipe the disks clean and reassemble, then rehash the means for setting the pressure accurately.

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