Coarse gauge machine to knit panels, fully fashion, shaped garments, Jacquard and stitch structure combinations. Machine with one open carriage with two systems and full three-way-technique performing variable intelligent course upon a needlebed width of 185 cm (130 cm in option). Electronic selection on each single needle, special Steiger upper take-down complete of comb. Direct yarn feeding on an open carriage with 24 motorized independent yarn-carriers. 24 scissors and clamps on the needlebed. Machine available in gauge 3, or freegauge version (variable gauge) 2.5-2.

Carriage

Single head compact machine, without cam carriage bridge, with direct yarn feeding from the top. Two system cam boxes each with integrated bidirectional transfer

Needlebed

Working width 185 cm (73”)  (option for 130 cm  or 51"). Equipped with patented compound needle. Fix front needlebed with integrated yarn clamps/scissors.

Gauges

Machine available in gauge 3 or freegauge version (variable gauge) 2.5-2

Jacquard - Shape

Electronic needle selection. Unlimited patterning possibilities due to Three-Way-Technique and integrated function for split-stitches. Shaping  by stitch transfer of press-off method.

Stitch length

Controlled electronically without limits with the possibility to modify at any time.

Yarn carriers

Up to 24 motorized yarn-carriers with direct feeding, independent from the movement of the carriage. Yarn carriers are dropped off automatically at the edge of the design or the selvedge.

Upper take-down

Programmable and active at 25 mm  from the loop formation. Take-down comb programmable.

Drive

By brushless motor, infinitely variable stroke. Programmable knitting speed from 0 - 1,30 m/s.

Security Devices

All necessary devices stop the machine in case of yarn breakage, knots, shock, over-heating of motors, fabric press-off, etc.

Communication PC - Machine

Network : 10/100 Mbps USB Interface

Racking

Selective +- 60 mm, with possibility of correction.

Programming

Software "Model" on PC. Network : 10/100 Mbps Interface 1x USB

Dimensions

Length 402 cm Width 130 cm Height 240 cm Net weight 1750 Kg