Automatic Rib Knit Bottom Band Setting Station
• Shirt and band may be tubular or with side seams
• DC electronic motor & microprocessor controls
• Tandem operation
• Reduces ergonomic risk
• Minimizes fabric waste
• Uniform gathering
• Dual electronic active edge guiding system
• Automatic stack
• Increased production
• Piece counter
An automatic workstation for sewing circular rib knit bottom bands on sweatshirts. This unit incorporates a cylinder arm overlock sewing head with vacuum thread trimmer, electronic controls, dual electronic active edge guiding system for band and body, and pneumatic expansion rollers with automatic stacker.
- Machine Class
The operator folds the circular rib knit piece in half to form a band and places it over the expansion guide rollers. The rollers automatically expand for loading the body. The body is loaded over the rollers and band and a touch of the start sensor expands the rollers to sew position and indexes the parts under the presser foot and sew cycle begins. The operator is free to load a second machine. When the finished seam is sensed the parts are oversewn a predetermined distance, thread chain is cut, and the part is automatically stacked.
180 - 225 dozen bottom bands per 8 hour shift. (based on a tandem setup)