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Sewing Mechanic Fundamentals Course (SMFC)


September 18 @ 9:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm

September 18-19: 9AM-5PM
September 20: 9AM-12PM

Reduce production losses due to unplanned downtime and save capital expenditures by training your on-site sewing mechanics to effectively troubleshoot, adjust, and maintain existing equipment. Delivered in partnership with Americas 21st, this program will provide hands-on application of concepts taught by a senior instructor.

Course Outline

  1. Sewing Machine Documentation (How to find, use and read technical documents)
  2. Maintenance logs and best practices for a Mechanic program
  3. Introduction to Industrial Production Requirements
  4. Parts and Stock Ordering and Storage
  5. Types and brands of Industrial Sewing Machines
  6. Technical Training (Hands on)
    1. Assembly and Disassembly
    2. Timing
    3. Tension
    4. Stitch Types
    5. Motors
    6. Troubleshooting
    7. 80/20 Problem Solving
    8. Escalations and substitutions
    9. Electrical and Peripheries
    10. Attachments (Binders, Cutters, Folders, etc)
    11. Introduction to Programming


September 18 @ 9:00 am
September 20 @ 5:00 pm
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Americas 21st
339 Miller Rd., Suite C
Mauldin, SC 29662
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