This overlock machine model 3034d by Brother has excellent engineering and quality, it's well proven, easy to use machine has a combination of features not found on some more expensive models. Overlocking at speed is not a problem, 1300 stitches per minute. The foot control is electronic! meaning greater speed control and even at slow speeds the electronics tell the motor to give the needles full power.
Threading is straight forward by following the colour coded guides plus it has the big advantage of having built in rolled hemming with the flick of a lever its back to regular overlocking.
The 3034D will trim, edge and neaten for a professional finish which won't fray or unwind. The convenient "lay in" tension units, manual tension release and the "easy thread" left looper makes threading this overlocker as easy as it gets.
Stitches include: 4 thread overlock, 3 thread overlock wide and narrow, rolled hemming, flat lock, Pin tucks, Blind hemming.
Adjustable stitch length, cutting width and differential feed makes this machine incredibly versatile. It also features a free-arm/flat bed convertible sewing surface for easy control when overlocking cuffs and sleeves, saving time and producing professional results.
The 3034d also comes with an excellent instructional DVD explaining the threading and use of the machine and handy Fabric waist catcher and Blind stitch hem foot!
Features such as a convenient colour coded thread paths making threading quick and simple, built in rolled hem, easy threading left looper and of course, the differential feed adjustment to help cope with the most demanding fabric. The differential feed can also be used for applications such as gathering. The looper cover doubles as a storage tray which keeps the accessories at hand ready to be used when required.
Use with 3 or 4 Threads
Easy to follow Colour Coded Threading
Easy Thread 'Lay In' Top Tensions
Easy Thread Lower (left) Looper
Quick Change Rolled Hem
Adjustable Foot Pressure
Free Arm Facility
Pre Threaded, Ready to tie on
Warranty (3 Years Full Manufacturers Warranty)
Dimensions (H34 cm x W30 cm)
Electronic Foot Speed Control (Yes)
Tutorial CD / DVD (Yes)
Jet Air Threading (No)
Lay In Threading (Yes)
Auto Tension Release (Yes)
Auto Looper Threader (Yes)
Colour-Coded Threading (Yes)
LCD Screen (No)
Sleeve Arm (No)
Rolled Hem (Yes By Lever)
Differential Feed (Yes)
Stitch Functions (2 Thread, 3 Thread, 4 Thread)