Seiving machine with lighting device

Application Number: 00108367
Application Date: 2000.05.04
Publication Number: 1273301
Publication Date: 2000.11.15
Priority Information: 1999/5/7 JP 164299/99
International: D05B79/00
Applicant(s) Name: Daiwa Swing Machine Manufacture Co., Ltd.
Inventor(s) Name: Kurata Hiromichi;Okabe Masaudo;Morisaki Noboru
Patent Agency Code: 31100
Patent Agent: wang hongxiang
Abstract A plate-shaped safety guard made of a transparent material is mounted in front of the needle location part in the work space, and an LED for emitting light toward the area around the needle location part for illumination is mounted above the needle location part. The quantity of light emitted from the LED can be adjusted at least in two steps so that the quantity of light emitted during the sewing operation is smaller than that when the rotation of the sewing machine is stopped. To keep the sufficient visibility of a user by illuminating a spot around the needle location part of a sewing machine with an appropriate illuminance during the sewing operation, and illuminate the work space brightly for the user to do minute operations such as the needle threading, preparation for the next sewing, etc., when the rotation of the sewing machine is stopped.