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How to Use the MakerSpace Facilities and Services: Embroidery Machine

Entrepreneur 6 Plus PR670E

Description: An industrial use embroidery machine with a 6-Needle automatic needle threading system.

Eligible UsersCUHK students and staff

Reservation MethodReserve a time slot at Learning Garden HelpDesk during 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Friday. A maximum of 4 hours per day.   

First-time users MUST undertake basic training and pass the Safety Test.

Specifications:

  • No. of Needles: 6
  • Maximum embroidery area: 8" x 12" 
  • Maximum embroidery speed: 1000spm 
  • Needle Threading System: Automatic
  • Automatic Feed Thread Cutting: Yes
  • Built-in Embroidery Lettering Alphabet Fonts: 37

More Information: https://www.brother-usa.com/products/pr670e#overview

charge

Service Charge $ 0.005 per stitch
Basic Charge $ 20

 

Instructions

  • Bring along the ai file saved on a USB thumb drive/online and place the request for using the embroidery machine. 
  • Vector graphics software/Adobe Illustrator is recommended for artwork creation.  The format (ai) is supported by the library.
  • Library staff will check the file whether it is appropriated for processing or not.
  • Save all Adobe Illustrator files in Adobe Illustrator CC (Legacy) format to avoid file conflict
  • Users who bring their own materials for the embroidery machine must be approved by MakerSpace library staff. 
  • The software PE-Design 10 is available to use at one of the computers at the MakerSpace.
  • Several Cap Frames are available for use.
  • More details will be provided later

Attention

  • While the embroidery machine is operating, be aware of its status and you must not leave it unattended.