Sewing Machine Maintenance Schedule

Last Updated on 12/01/2021

Sewing Machine Maintenance Schedule

R.S. Balakumar
Associate Professor
Dept of Fashion Design & Arts
Hindustan University, Chennai, India
Email: rsbalakumar1953@gmail.com

 

Sewing Machine Maintenance:
Good sewing of garments are achieved through quality of the sewing machine. It is said that, sewing machine is the heart of apparel manufacturing process. A good garment is made on good sewing machine. So, the maintenance of the industrial sewing machines is always good enough to provide good quality oriented seams. Maintenance of a sewing machine helps to improve its working. If can take proper care of sewing machine then easily can run many years. Sewing machines generally require basic maintenance of cleaning, oiling, and lubricating. But first and most important part of doing maintenance is to do proper cleaning of the machine parts.

Sewing Machine Maintenance
Fig: Sewing Machine Maintenance

In previous article we have discussed about Preventive Maintenance of Industrial Sewing Machine. In this article, we will highlight Sewing Machine Maintenance Schedule.

sewing machine schedule

Note when operators are leaving, they must keep small piece of fabric under the needle, wipe put cover on machine.

PRODUCTION MANAGER & FACTORY MANAGER

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE (WEEKLY BASIS)

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE of sewing machineOVER HAULING (MONTHLY BASIS)

DATE ATTENTED PERSON
   

OIL CHANGE (ONCE IN 45 DAYS)

DATE ATTENTED PERSON
   

BREAK DOWN

sewing machine break down maintenance

REMARK: FACTORY MANAGER

PRODUCTION MANAGER

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The above mentioned tips are more useful to the sewing room personnel. Sewing mechanics are must be able to prevent the sewing defects by maintaining the care of the industrial sewing machines. Defect free seam and stitches of garments are always having the value-added products and gain more profitable. Seams quality must be obtained through the preventive maintenance of the industrial sewing machines respectively. Most sewing machines encounter problems that can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. But with some simple tools and just a few minutes daily, weekly, or monthly, depending on how much our sewing machine is used, we can help keep our machine running smoothly.

References: 

  1. Technology of Clothing Manufacture-Carr.
  2. An Introduction to Garment Manufacture- Gerry Cooklin.
  3. The Sewing Machine Master Guide: From Basic to Expert by Clifford L. Blodget

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