Latest advancements in embroidery machines
Reducing cost as against increase in production speed, decrease in downtime, time reduction, and noise reduction are the benefits that are making embroidery machines the new favourite of apparel manufacturers. Team StitchWorld brings the how and what of technologies being used for advancements in embroidery machines.
Tajima embroidery machines using threads from 35 denier to 800 denier
Tajima, a Japanese pioneer of embroidery machines, has recently renewed its flagship model –TFGN series, multi-head automatic embroidery machines. The latest TFGN II technology enables the use of thick thread as well as fine thread together in one given frame of embroidery. In the same machine, when the Y-axis is up to 1000 mm, one can use the FS Mode function which enables him/her to further use any kind of threads like twisted, semi-twisted or nontwisted threads from 35 denier to 800 denier without getting frayed, making it a universal thread embroidery machine.
Tajima’s TFGN series multi-head automatic embroidery machines have 9 needles which can use 9 different types of thread, be it woollen, rayon, or viscose. The speed of the embroidery machine can reach up to 1100 RPM.
The machine has 9 needles which can use 9 different types of thread, be it woollen, rayon, or viscose. The speed of the embroidery machine can reach up to 1100 RPM. Meant only for apparel export houses, Tajima’s TFGN II comes with a Smart Bobbin Changer (SBC). Noboru Ito, Managing Director, Tajima Asia Pte. Ltd., informed, “SBC can change the bobbin threads of all the heads simultaneously. It is like a revolving gun that automatically replaces the bobbin.”
The automatic bobbin changer improves production efficiency and saves time by 75% compared to manual replacement of bobbin.
Tajima has 78 offices worldwide and can ship the machines within a span of 6 months. Sandeep Singh Dingra, Global Embtech Pte Ltd., Tajima Singapore said, “We share 35% of the global market. Turkey has placed more than 1000 sets with Tajima. Recently, 300 machines are being installed in Tirupur.”
The company is installing a 4-head embroidery machine at one of the PMKVY centre in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
UNIX Stitch machines with multi-embroidery functions in one machine
Established in 2005, UNIX Stitch Machines Pvt. Ltd. has within a short span of time installed more than 8,000 machines in India. The company has added to its portfolio a new embroidery machine which can perform multiple-embroidery functions.
UN high-speed mix chenille embroidery machine can perform a wide variety of operations such as ari, flat, sequin, boring, beads, laser etc. Suitable for home furnishings and high fashion garments, it can do 5 lakh stitches in 12 hours with a speed of 850 RPM. A double-sequins device can also be added to the machine to enhance value. The stitch length achieved can range up to 4 mm, and the advantage of the machine is that it requires no maintenance.
“The automatic bobbin changer improves production efficiency and saves time by 75% compared to manual replacement of bobbin.” – Noboru Ito, Managing Director, Tajima Asia Pte. Ltd.
Another latest offering by the company, UN high speed embroidery machine mixed with fibre laser cutting system is available in 18 heads. Each laser head consumes a power of 40 watts and achieves a laser cutting speed of 80 mm/s. Equipped with motorized trimmer, colour changer, blade, thread holding facility, auto-head selection, the machine facilitates laser cutting accuracy of 0.1 mm.
The indigenous embroidery machine manufacturer has its offices in Ahmedabad and Jaipur. In New Delhi, it established a 1000 sq.m. office recently. It also has a live demo and training centre which displays the working of machines, trains operators and stores spare parts.
“We are aiming to capture 100 major exporters in Delhi-NCR and also plan to start our operations in Bangladesh in near future,” said Sanjay Jha, Director, UNIX.
Aura Technologies’ automatic bobbin changer in embroidery machines is the new update
Aura Technologies, supplier of Chinese embroidery machines, has one of the largest customer service base with 43 professional engineers. It enjoys serving the leading players of the industry such as Orient fashions, Richa & Co., Gaurav International, Sahu Exports, Lakshmi Mills, Italia Group, and more. The company recently brought to market LAMS-MB-Series 1202/600 (800)X1300, a multidepth schiffli machine with special boring technology. The boring design enjoys a special influence in ladies’ dresses, tops and blouses. Aura’s new boring technology can wrap the hole with multi-point insertion system. Usually the hole is wrapped with a single-colour thread. But this machine allows the use of six different colours to cover one hole. The maximum speed of the machine is 1200 RPM.
The machine, with a different concept, is only meant for exporters. Orient fashions has ordered 15 sets, Richa & Co. has ordered 28 sets, and Richa Global has ordered 17 sets of this machine.
“A total of 85 sets have been booked for the same machine,” said Deepak Chowdhary, MD, Aura Technologies. Another offering, HSCX-II Series 906+906/ 600 (800) X1300, a mixed chain stitch machine, is able to do glass beads and cording. It can do glass beads of different sizes on a very close end. It can work on 2.5 mm, 2.1 mm, and 2 mm beads as well. Aura’s embroidery machine also features an automatic bobbin changer in the machine which changes the empty bobbin with a new bobbin without any manual intervention.
Robust structure of Tang embroidery machines can enhance productivity
Present in market since 2001, Tang – the Chinese embroidery machinery pioneer, was introduced in India with the joint partnership between Indian partner Dolphin and Chinese partner Jingwei. One of the oldest embroidery machines brand, Tang claims to be in strong competition against Japanese brands.
The company has introduced GGS SEWFINE series of embroidery machines. The models in this series offer options of 12-20 heads with 9 colours. The robust mechanical structure guarantees mechanical stability and shock resistance due to the high strength steel used. Allowing a maximum
“Tajima is installing a 4-head embroidery machine at one of the PMKVY centre in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.” – Sandeep Singh Dingra, Global Embtech Pte. Ltd., Tajima Singapore “Our UN highspeed mix chenille embroidery machine can perform a wide variety of operations such as ari, flat, sequin, boring, beads, laser etc.” – Sanjay Jha, Director, UNIX “Orient fashions has ordered 15 sets, Richa & Co. has ordered 28 sets, and Richa Global has ordered 17 sets of schiffli machine.” – Deepak Chowdhary, MD, Aura Technologies “Earlier people demanded 300 sq.m. machine, then 400 sq.m. and now it is 550 sq.m. Future of embroidery machines is definitely less area and more heads.” – S.N. Jha, MD, Tang, Dolphin Jingwei Texmac Pvt. Ltd.
speed of 1000 RPM, the GGS SEWFINE series comes with a silencing transmission structure head design that reduces noise.
The machine also features a new colour change system which uses precise linear design for accurate positioning support and new middle thread guide for improved quality products. Moreover, in case of bobbin thread or upper thread breakage, the computer system can immediately detect it and stop the machine.
S.N. Jha, MD, Tang, Dolphin Jingwei Texmac Pvt. Ltd., the Delhi-based subsidiary of Tang avers, “We have come a long way. Earlier people demanded 300 sq.m. machine, then 400 sq.m. and now it is 550 sq.m. Future of embroidery machines is definitely less area and more heads.”
Nitin Soni, MD, Tang, Dolphin Jingwei said, “With a technical team of 40 engineers in Surat and 15 in Delhi, Tang enjoyed great sales last year when it installed 800 machines in Surat and 300 machines in Delhi.”
Baba Textile Machinery’s larger multihead embroidery machine ruling out single head
A well-known name in embroidery machines, Baba Textile Machinery, has a new offering for the market, HS-N1176/55-500-1520MM, which works as an option for schiffli machines. The 88-head computerized embroidery machine is just 40 feet long.
Whereas, earlier the demand for 15 to 18-head machines was on rise, now the trend is for larger heads among exporters. Murari Lal Parasurampuria, Managing Director, Baba Textile Machinery avers, “China is already working with large multi-head machines. On the other hand, India is slowly moving towards adopting the same. Large heads will replace small heads completely.”
He also believes demand for such machines will increase in future. Baba’s 88-head embroidery machines are made up of Japanese core parts such as shuttle, bobbin case, etc. The company claims that with its quality stitches, the ROI (Return on Investment) of this machine would be around one year, which is quite low as compared to other machines available in the market. SK Embroideries, Noida and Madaan Trading Company, Faridabad have invested in the 88-head embroidery machine.
The company has its major markets in Delhi, Kolkata and Banaras. It also has a team of 15 technicians in Delhi.
Barudan double twin sequin device sews 4 sizes and 4 colours of sequins at the same time
Japanese embroidery machine pioneer Barudan has always focused on enhancing productivity through its machines. Its latest double twin sequin device is another shining example of the same. The machine is capable of doing 4 colours of sequins with 4 different thread colours at the same time. Not only this, 4 sizes of sequins i.e. 3, 4 and 5 mm sequins can be used in a single go. Available in both single head and multi head, the maximum speed of the machine is 1000 RPM.
Simon Ho, Sales Manager, Barudan Asia Pte. Ltd. said, “Usually, other brands have flat head machines but this machine has unique rotary head. Furthermore, the life and durability of our machines are higher than others as we use more of metal parts rather than plastic parts.”
Also, the machine stays in the down position during thread trimming and sequin jump movements.
Superfine Embroideries Ltd. is the sole selling agent of Barudan embroidery machines in South India. M. Senthilkumar, Director, Superfine Embroideries stated, “We are looking forward to sell nearly 200 machines in the current financial year.”
“Last year we installed 800 machines in Surat and 300 machines in Delhi, and enjoyed great sales.” – Nitin Soni, MD, Tang, Dolphin Jingwei “SK Embroideries, Noida and Madaan Trading Company, Faridabad have invested in the 88-head embroidery machine.” – Murari Lal Parasurampuria, Managing Director, Baba Textile Machinery “Our double twin sequin device is capable of doing 4 colours of sequins with 4 different thread colours at the same time.” – Simon Ho, Sales Manager, Barudan Asia Pte. Ltd.