Compact machine to knit panels, fully fashion, shaped garments, Jacquard and stitch structure combinations. Specialized for Intarsia. Machine with one open carriage with three systems and full three-way-technique performing variable intelligent course upon a needlebed width of 130 cm. Electronic selection on each single needle, special Steiger upper take-down complete of comb. Direct yarn feeding on an open carriage with 24 (option 32) motorized independent yarn-carriers. 12 resp. 16 scissors and clamps in the left and 12 resp. 16 in the right part of the needlebed. Machine available in gauges from E5 to E18/20. Even available in Freegauge version (variable gauge),
7 and 14.

Carriage

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

Needlebed

Working width 130 cm (51"). - Equipped with grooved retracted transfer needles. Fix front needlebed with 12 resp. 16 yarn clamps/scissors on the right hand side and 12 resp. 16 on the left hand side.

Gauges

From E5 to E18/20, moreover the version Freegauge (7 - gauges 3.5 to 7, and 14 - gauges 7 to 14).

Jacquard - Shape

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

Stitch length

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

Yarn carriers

Upto 32 motorized yarn-carriers with direct feeding, independent by 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 - 1,60 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.

Racking

Selective over 60 mm. with possibility of correction.

Programming

Software "Model" on PC.

Dimensions

  • Length 310 cm
  • Width 70 cm (without the creel)
  • Height 205 cm
  • Net weight 900 Kg