Features and Uses Of Over lock Sewing Machine

Over Lock Sewing Machine

Over lock sewing machine is used to form an overlock stitch. It is used to sew both knit and woven fabric. The side seam, armhole, and sleeve of a shirt are sewn by overlock stitch; the inseam and side seam of a pant are sewn by overlock machine. So, the overlock sewing machine has great importance in apparel manufacturing.

Features Of Over Lock Sewing Machine in Garment Manufacturing

The features of the overlock sewing machine are given below.

  • Over lock machine makes an edge finish as well as to sew seams.
  • In one operation; cuts off the fabric to smooth edge and wraps thread around the edge.
  • A simple over lock machine has 1 thread and 2 loopers and works with 3 spools or cones of thread.
  • Speed of over lock sewing machine is up to 8500 rpm.

So, when you will work with overlock machine, you have to be aware of the general properties of the over lock sewing machine.

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1 comment

  • Khalid Faqeeh

    I have a problem finishing, where there is a meandering in the cloth after sewing.

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