Thread Tension Regulator of Industrial Sewing Machine

Thread Tension Regulator of Industrial Sewing Machine

For those who earn money by making clothes it is necessary to use an industrial sewing machine. Such a machine is able to sew any fabrics, including sewing from genuine leather.
The industrial sewing machine is more reliable and durable than a household sewing machine and can to work all day without interruption. But sometimes it needs to be set up and repaired.
In this article, you will learn how the thread tensioner works and what factors can to influence the thread tension in the stitch.

Thread Tension Regulator of Industrial Sewing Machine, view 1

For this article, an industrial sewing machine was used industrial sewing machine Textima 8332.

How to disassemble thread tension regulator

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Unscrew the top nut and disassemble the tensioner parts.

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Parts of the tensioner of an industrial sewing machine are few, but let's get acquainted with them in detail. Each of them can influence the correct tension of the thread in the stitch.

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Inside the tension stud there must be a tension releasing pin (small).This pin pushes the plate aside (3) and loosens the tension of the upper thread.

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The thread take up spring is the next detail that influences on the quality of the sewing stitch.
It should move away with a little effort.

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But first you need to look at the tension stud on which the tensioner parts are put on. After many years of constant work the thread during the running place can make the grooves on the surface of this pin. These grooves can cause the loops in the seam to appear and the upper thread breaking.
If grooves are, you need to delete them using a small file.

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Notice how the tension discs are put to each other. They should not be put in one another.

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On this photo shows correct position of both tension discs.
It should be added that the inner surface of both plates should be perfectly clean and smooth.

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Why do we need a felt pad? With this felt gasket during compression and releasing the spring will be less noise.

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Now you can put this tension regulator presser disk having a jumper, as shown.

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Next you can put the tension spring.

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Tighten the nut to compress the spring. Now you're tension regulator is fully assembled.
But you need to know, if the nut does not compress the spring, needs to insert the flat screwdriver into the slot of the tension stud (without nut), and slightly extend its halves.

How to thread an industrial sewing machine

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Normal work of the tension regulator and correct threading are the main conditions for a good looking sewing stitches.
Let's see how to properly thread on this industrial sewing machine.

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Thread take up spring should slightly pull out the upper thread.
The action of this spring is imperceptible, but without it the stitches can have the loops and other defects.

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The thread take-up lever of industrial sewing machine have a hole. Take the magnifying glass and carefully examine it. Industrial sewing machines work for many years in a constant mode and this hole can get damages (grooves). The sharp edges of grooves can cut top thread.

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You need correctly to thread your sewing machine. The slightest inaccuracy will appear at the high speed work of sewing machine. Most often, the top thread will simply break off.

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Thread through all guides.

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Each of them has its own meaning and will affect the thread tension.

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The spring guide near the sewing needle.

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Now you need to insert the end of thread through the eyelet.

English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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