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JACK E4 3Thread Overlock (Direct Drive) Industrial Sewing Machine
- 20%
£599.00 £749.00
Ex Tax: £499.17
£599.00 £749.00
Ex Tax: £499.17
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JUKI MO-6804S 3 Thread Overlock
- 16%
£975.00 £1,159.00
Ex Tax: £812.50
£975.00 £1,159.00
Ex Tax: £812.50
JACK E4 3 Thread Rolled Hem Overlock (Direct Drive)
- 7%
£699.00 £750.00
Ex Tax: £582.50
£699.00 £750.00
Ex Tax: £582.50
JACK E4 4 Thread fully submerged overlock sewing machine(Direct Drive)
- 15%
£929.00 £1,099.00
Ex Tax: £774.17
£929.00 £1,099.00
Ex Tax: £774.17
JACK E4 4Thread Overlock (Direct Drive) Industrial Sewing Machine
- 21%
£628.00 £799.00
Ex Tax: £523.33
£628.00 £799.00
Ex Tax: £523.33
JACK E4 5Thread Overlock Direct Drive Industrial Sewing Machine
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£699.00 £899.00
Ex Tax: £582.50
£699.00 £899.00
Ex Tax: £582.50

Overlock sewing machine


An industrial overlock machine is an indispensable tool in clothing manufacture. Thanks to this machine, you will be able to make the stitching process automatize and easy. In this article, we'll look at the overlock sewing machine 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.

4 Thread Industrial Overlock

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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: process the fabric sections' edges 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: process a cut several times, can be reinstalled to perform a two- or three-fiber seams;
  • Five-thread: ideal for working with knitwear, used for sewing products and parts grinding.

In addition, there is a cover lock, which combines an industrial overlock and a sewing machine. It also performs flat stitch, which can often be seen on elastic fabric.

3 Thread overlocker industrial sewing machine

As you can see, there are a sufficient number of different machine types, many of which are represented in our online shop.

The threads manufacturers for industrial overlock sewing machine

What threads are used for professional 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 fiber structure is smooth, and the range of colors impresses with its spectrum. Overlock thread should be highly elastic, soft, and sliding on the material.

4 thread overlocker industrial sewing machine

How to Choose the Overlock Sewing Machine

Choosing an overlock sewing machine (also known as a serger or overlocker) is an important decision, as it plays a crucial role in enhancing the efficiency and quality of your sewing projects. Here are some key factors to consider when selecting an industrial overlock machine:

  • Stitch Configuration: Overlock, Safety Stitch, or Flatlock: Different industrial overlocks offer various stitch configurations. Choose a machine that provides the stitch type you need for your specific projects.
  • Speed and Motor Power: Speed: Industrial machines are known for their high-speed operation. Consider the speed of the machine, which is typically measured in stitches per minute (SPM). Higher SPM can increase productivity. Motor Power: A powerful motor ensures smooth and consistent stitching, especially when working with heavy fabrics.
  • Thread Capability: Number of Threads: Determine the number of threads you need for your projects. Industrial overlocks can have three, four, or more threads.
    Thread Tension Adjustment: Look for a machine with easy and precise thread tension adjustments.
  • Fabric Compatibility: Consider the range of fabrics you'll be working with. Some machines are better suited for lightweight fabrics, while others can handle heavy materials. Ensure the machine can accommodate the fabrics you plan to use.
  • Ease of Use: Look for features that make the machine user-friendly, such as easy threading systems, accessible controls, and clear markings.
  • Durability and Build Quality: Industrial machines are designed for heavy use. Choose a machine with a sturdy and durable construction, preferably made of high-quality materials.
  • Brand and Reviews: Consider reputable brands with a history of producing reliable industrial sewing machines. Read customer reviews to get insights into the experiences of other users.
  • Availability of Parts and Service: Ensure that replacement parts and servicing are readily available for the chosen machine. This is important for the long-term maintenance of your equipment.
  • Budget: Determine your budget and look for a machine that offers the best value within your price range. Consider the long-term benefits and cost-effectiveness of the machine.

The assortment of professional overlock machines in our store 

⚡⚡⚡ What overlock sewing machine can we offer to buy online?

The most famous and well-proven brands that produce overlocks are JACK, Juki, and Brother. Choose the best professional overlock machine from 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!

Reviews about Overlock sewing machine
A very good machine. Easy to use. The silent motor is working smoothly and quietly. I definitely recommend this machine.
thank you very much.very good quality.
Fabulous Juki overlock sewing machine, super easy to use, really great direct-drive motor.
This machine is excellent and the fact that it's submerged makes it so much easier to use.
excellent machine and the table is also amazing, very comfortable to use and sturdy.
Very high quality table for a very good price. The machine is also fantastic.
I love this overlocker, color-coded threading help, easy to use and gives a perfect finish.
First time purchase overlock so not sure yet until I receive the product. Ease of shopping online was good. Thanks, Mick
Top-notch machine and great, sturdy and high-quality table, couldn't be more pleased!
“Wow!!! I have sewn on industrial sewing machines for 28years. I've found my dream machine. I believe this machine would sew just about anything which was what I told KonsewLtd I wanted. After working around hundreds of industrials so long it feels so peaceful to sew on this Servo quiet motor.
Konsew delivered this machine to me personally and they were friendly. Installed my machine and taught me how to use it. Very happy!"
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