Bobbin Tension Gauge - M style insert
This Towa® digital tension gauge is used to accurately set top and bottom thread tensions.
The Towa® digital tension gauge is used to set both bobbin thread and top thread tensions. The digital feature allows you to achieve your machine’s ultimate tension setting easily and accurately. Comes with the M Style bobbin case insert. An L Style insert may be purchased separately (Item #200-L).
- Towa® digital tension gauge
- M Style bobbin insert
- 5" x 2.5" x 1.25"
Obtaining your machine’s ideal thread tension will vary from machine to machine and person to person. As a guideline for starting: Set your bobbin case tension between 22gf and 25gf.
Guideline Setting Numbers for Top Thread Tensions:
- Rayon #40: 150gf
- Polyneon #40: 170gf
- Metallic #40-50: 170gf
- Polyester CR #40: 125gf
- Burmilana #12: 190gf
The numbers above are intended to be used as a guideline and may need to be adjusted up or down depending upon your specific machine. Be sure to set your gauge to the gf (gram force) setting by using the toggle button in the upper right corner of your gauge.
DOCUMENTS & INFORMATIONAL SHEETS
Manufacturer Manual TOWA Digital Tension Gauge.pdf
200-60-L How to Set Proper Top Thread Tension.pdf
Video tutorial on How to Use the Digital Tension Gauge: Top Thread
Video tutorial on How to Use the Digital Tension Gauge: Bottom Thread