spring needle

spring needle

[′spriŋ ‚nēd·əl]
(textiles)
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The spring needle shut-off design has the advantage of working automatically without intervention of operator, sensors, or external actuating devices.
Additionally, if the barrel is left unattended with heats on for an extended period of time, the spring needle shut-off design has the advantage of a built-in safety feature, in case the machine nozzle and/or injection barrel begin building pressure.
Spring needles are available in universal, sizes 70/10 through 90/14; stretch, sizes 75/11 and 90/14; denim, size 100/16; machine embroidery, sizes 75/11 and 90/14; and quilting, sizes 75/11 and 90/14.