Identifying and Using the Recommended Bobbin Case for EMT16

The recommended Bobbin Case for the EMT16 is PN#004267-01.  The PN#34396 which was originally included with EMT16's should be replaced with the recommended bobbin case for more consistent bobbin tension.

Loose tension on the bobbin can result in the following symptoms:

  • Increased bobbin thread usage
  • Looser stitches when the machine is run in manual Actifeed mode
  • Bobbin pull to the top side of the embroidery
  • Machine stoppages due to false bobbin or false thread breaks

Here's how to identify the correct bobbin case:



If your EMT16 did not include the recommended PN#004267-01 Bobbin Case, contact Melco Sales or Technical Support and request that replacements be sent to you. You can also order them on



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