MELCO CAP DRIVER

Unlatch the cap frame strap from the support by pressing on the metal at the end of the strap adjacent to the latch and lifting the latch lever to unlock it. The backing should cover the sweat band as well as the inside of the cap crown as shown. To avoid distortion to lines or arches of lettering, always do them as the last elements. Even though cap frames were designed to run embroidery on a horizontal plane that theoretically spans degrees of cap frame rotation, the actual sewing field may be limited. This is an important tool. Once you learn the skill sets to work with this unique medium, you will find excellent results with minimal additional effort.

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Cap Embroidery with Melco Embroidery Machines

The backing should cover the sweat band as well as the inside of the cap crown as shown. Once you learn the skill sets to work with this unique medium, you will find excellent results with minimal additional effort. Sew the front embroidery as you normally would and then run the sides with a different framing system designed by Fast Frames, mekco the clamping model or the one that uses sticky backing.

Needles with diameters less than 0. Once you learn the skill sets to work with this unique medium, you will find excellent results with minimal additional effort. Select the cap frame that corresponds to your driver.

Remember to compensate for more layers of material when sewing on a cap front. To avoid registration problems, complete free melvo elements of a design with all colors before moving on emlco the next element.

On some machines, a little more bobbin tension may also be necessary. To attach the backing, you may use one of several methods. To install the needle plate, simply remove the regular needle plate by removing the screws holding it in place.

Conventional Cap Frame

Leaving your right hand free to perform the next step, grasp and gather the sweat band with your left hand and pull it downward to snug the front of the cap tightly around the cap frame supports. Use the following step-by-step process for proper hooping with the CCF cap frame to achieve the best quality embroidery. Even fine ball points can deflect enough to cause unnecessary needle breaks. On machines that use tension knobs, the knobs have to first be properly balanced to get consistent thread tension.

Slide the cap onto the cap frame with the visor facing upward and toward the rear. One last thought when embroidering caps; do both the front and side panels on the same run. The panels are all cut differently and the front panels are backed and constructed differently.

Choose the fill stitching to run parallel to this dimension. It usually clamps to the edge of a work table and should be ergonomically mounted at a height that accommodates our forearms at a horizontal orientation. Even though cap frames were designed to run embroidery on a horizontal plane that theoretically spans degrees of cap frame rotation, the actual sewing field may be limited. When this occurs, make sure the fill rows progress in the same direction to minimize any puckering.

While holding the cap frame strap down around the sweat band, release the rear of the cap with your left hand and attach the strap latch wire over the hook on the support. Nate has been in commercial embroidery for almost 20 years. The panels are all cut differently and the front panels are backed and constructed differently.

Cap Embroidery Machine Tips | Melco

On some machines, a little more bobbin tension cp also be necessary. Some shapes have to be sectioned by their nature. No two cap brands or styles are the same.

Embroidery backing suppliers carry a special backing for caps.

Slide the cap frame onto the gauge, making certain the locating tab on the cap gauge fits into the cap frame’s notch, and the cap frame slips firmly under the two roller clips. This is an important tool. When this occurs, make sure the fill rows progress in the same direction to minimize any puckering.

Baseball Cap Embroidery: Digitizing & Machine Operation Tips

Cal the cap is structured usually a fused Buchram or heavy Pelon backingthese clips may be omitted to speed up production. For this challenge, we need to expand two skill sets, a digitizing and b machine operation. Monday, February 29, You melck first start out using the auto feed settings when running caps.

A design that was digitized for a left chest application, may or may not be applicable for a finished cap application.