[amayausers] Re: False Bobbin Breaks

  • From: "HK Acree" <hkacree@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 10:55:30 -0700

Russell,
That would work just as well.

Herb
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Russell Silva" <russell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 10:31 AM
Subject: [amayausers] Re: False Bobbin Breaks


> 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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