An industrial overlock machine is an indispensable tool in the clothing manufacture. Thanks to this machine, you will be able to make the stitching process an automatize and easy. In this article, we'll look at the overlock main types, as well as their purpose and suitable threads.
⭐What are the features of overlock machines?
The seam performed by the overlock is reliable and high quality. It gives the product a perfect, aesthetic look. Such an accurate stitch a simple sewing machine can't achieve. Industrial overlocker helps to sweep the edges and get rid of excess thread. While materials processing, stitches will look very professional.
The types of industrial overlock machine
⭐ What are the types of industrial overlockers?
In production, five types of overlockers are used. They differ in loops number, made by needles. Let's look at them in detail:
- Two threads: processes the fabric sections edge to prevent them from scattering;
- Three thread: machines of this type are designed for classical fabrics processing. It contains three loops, that exchange threads during sewing. It can perform a conventional, role and decorative line;
- Four threads: processes a cut several times, can be reinstalled to perform a two- or three-fibres seams;
- Five-thread: ideal for working with knitwear, used for sewing products and parts grinding.
In addition, there is a coverlock, which combines an industrial overlock and a sewing machine. It also performs flat stitch, which can often be seen on elastic fabric.
As you can see, there are a sufficient number of different machines types, many of which are represented in our online shop.
The threads manufacturers for industrial overlock sewing machine
⭐ What threads are used for overlock machines?
The best universal yarns for industrial and domestic use, make Gutermann and Somac. Such threads will flawlessly perform the necessary seams types. Their fibres structure is smooth, and the range of colours impresses with its spectrum. Overlock thread should be highly elastic, soft and sliding on the material.
The assortment overlock machines in our store
⚡⚡⚡ What can we offer?
The most famous and well-proven brands that produce overlocks are JACK, Juki and Brother. Choose the best professional overlock machine our Konsew online shop, based on the operations you need to perform, referring to the characteristics described above. Check out the range and choose the best option for yourself at a good price!