Long Arm Sewing Machines,Commercial Sewing Machines

Long arm sewing machines are Compound Feed sewing machines. They can be used for sewing medium and heavy weight materials. Features include: 18 inch long arm, auto lubrication by pump, selection of special needle gauge, safety clutch device protecting hook, vertical-axis twice large rotary hook etc. Long arm sewing machine also includes Zig Zag TONY H-301L Zig Zag Sewing Machine (Large Hook) for Mid & Heavy Material. It is used for making leather bags, shoes etc. It is also used in garment industries.The (Dramatic) History of the Sewing Machine - Cathey's Sewing Vacuum

The Ontarian 300 Best sewing machine is a long arm sewing machine produced by OSA (Ontario Sewing Automation). This long arm sewing machine has the speed of a standard 11″ sewing machine. It gives the clearance under the arm of up to 72 inches. This machine is used for stitching tents, greenhouse covers, truck tarpaulins; reinforced swimming pool safety covers etc.

Juki TL98Q long arm sewing machine has the following features: easy bobbin replacement, extended sewing area, automatic needle threader without eye strain, knee lifter lever helps to lift the presser foot without using hands, sews heavy weight materials easily, machine, foot pedal switch for thread trimming increases sewing efficiency, even feed foot helps this type of machine to produce beautiful seams when sewing velvet and georgette.

Home sewing machines are sometimes not enough for all sewing tasks. There are home sewing machines offering a wide variety of stitch options and accessories that can make clothing construction very easy and pleasant. Sewing of heavy fabric materials for pillows, cushions or slipcovers make the home sewing machine unsuitable for all sewing tasks. The limitations of home sewing machines were overcome with the introduction of commercial sewing machines. Commercial sewing machines are all-purpose sewing machines designed mainly for the hobbyist or for the artisan trade. They differ from home sewing machines but, carry a lot of features of the industrial sewing machines.

Commercial sewing machines are mostly all metal, but may have some plastic parts and gears. All industrial sewing machines are considered as commercial sewing machines. Commercial sewing machines have machine motors. They are built for heavy-duty, all-day work. But some of them are not recommended for a steady 8 hour work day. They are self-oiling, which keeps the machine in top working condition. Speed is the biggest advantage of commercial sewing machines over home sewing machines. They can easily sew over heavy fabrics and multiple layers of different fabrics. Shoes, gloves, hats, books, upholstery, hosiery, tents, awnings, flags, and sails can also be sewn on specially devised commercial sewing machines.

Commercial sewing machines are available in portable and power stand models. Commercial portable sewing machines can be used for on-site jobs. Most popular brands are Singer, Brother, Juki, and Pfaff. Others are Nakajami, Wilcox & Gibbs, Union Special, Reece, Artisan, Pegasus, Barudan, Rimoldi, Columbia, Fishbein, Kansai, Mitsubishi, Merrow, Toyota, Tajima, Yamato, Consew, Chandler and U.S. Blindstitch. Prices range from $600 to $10,000.

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