[amayausers] Re: False Bobbin Breaks

  • From: "Russell Silva" <russell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 13:31:42 -0400

Hi Rod,

    Does it have to be a spring? Could I just run a small piece of copper 
wire from the mounting screw and wrap it around the tube until I can get the 
spring from Melco?

Thank you
Russell

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rod or Sharon" <springer37@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 12:17 PM
Subject: [amayausers] Re: False Bobbin Breaks


> Russell,
>
> It is being found that in some cases or environments that static 
> electricity
> is affecting the false thread/bobbin break issue. Do you have or see a
> stitic build-up around your machine?
>
> I have been installing a small wire spring  from the left mounting screw 
> of
> the thread break sensor to the round cylindrical tube of the sensor. Melco
> has these in stock and they are easy to install on the machine. This tends
> to ground out the " ESD", (electro static discharge) and help in a lot of
> cases where constant false bobbin breaks are occurring.
>
> Some very good friends of ours in Vermont that has 12 Amayas and one of 
> them
> started giving him constant thread break issues. They also run a large
> screen print business with a huge dryer so the environment stays very dry
> and there is quite a lot of static build up at times. One day as an
> experiment he decided to ground out the thread break sensor by putting his
> finger on the side of the thread break sensor. As long as he left his 
> finger
> on the sensor, no false bobbin breaks, take his finger off and within 30
> seconds he would get a repeat false bobbin break, Not very scientific, but
> the pattern was there. So he installed the small wire clips (ESD) and the
> false bobbin break issue was resolved.
>
> Might be worth a try.
>
> Rod Springer
>
> Embroidery Cottage
> Rod & Sharon Springer
> Melco Amaya Tech & Trainer
> Design Shop Pro+ Digitizing
>
> Boise, ID  83713
> 208-938-3038
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Russell Silva" <russell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2006 6:40 PM
> Subject: [amayausers] Re: False Bobbin Breaks
>
>
>>I actually tried it manually and I still got false breaks, it had happened
>> before with OS version 6.08.027 so I shut off bobbin detect and forgot
>> about
>> it, pinch rollers are all cleaned and greased also, still no change. I am
>> in
>> the habit of checking my bobbin all the time so I don't worry about it
>> running out but I am training someone else to run my machines and would
>> like
>> it to work properly. Could it be a bad bobbin sensor? If so, is it
>> something
>> I can change myself?
>>
>> Russell
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Rod or Sharon" <springer37@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2006 7:54 PM
>> Subject: [amayausers] Re: False Bobbin Breaks
>>
>>
>>> If Dianne's suggestions don't work, I suggest going "Standard" and turn
>>> off
>>> the Auto Actifeed.
>>> Sharon
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "D Stitch" <dstitch@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2006 5:51 PM
>>> Subject: [amayausers] Re: False Bobbin Breaks
>>>
>>>
>>>> The first thing I check is the material thickness. If I get a lot of
>>>> false
>>>> thread breaks with no actual break the material thickness seems to be
>>>> too
>>>> thick.
>>>>
>>>> Next I would check the red pinch rollers. Maybe clean and grease them.
>>>>
>>>> Dianne Hasemeyer
>>>> D-Stitch Embroidery
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: amayausers-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> [mailto:amayausers-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Russell Silva
>>>> Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2006 4:36 PM
>>>> To: amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> Subject: [amayausers] False Bobbin Breaks
>>>>
>>>> Hi All,
>>>>    I keep getting false bobbin breaks, I am using OS version 6.08.522
>>>> with
>>>> Auto Actifeed enabled, any suggestions?
>>>>
>>>> Thank you
>>>> Russell Silva
>>>> R.S. Embroidery
>>>> 508-222-4433
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
> 


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