- This model in the Highlead range is one of the most heavy duty industrial sewing machines in production today.
- It features an extended long + high arm working area, extra large shuttle hook, powerful bottom/walking foot top feed system plus an extra large foot lift clearance.
A stitch length of up-to 15mm is possible (which in sewing machine terms, is big) and the machine has a reverse stitch lever as standard.
The special extra large shuttle hook and bobbin capacity offers high efficiency in sewing products using extra thick thread and has a thread rating up-to size #0 - #00
The presser foot has an ultra high lift of up to 32mm, allowing for a large range of extra heavy weight material or bulky items to be used.
The walking foot action is driven and combines with the powerful bottom feed to produce a positive feeding motion for extra heavy use.
The sewing machine head has a larger long arm internal working area of 413mm, to the right of needle, & higher under arm clearance.
The Highlead GA1398-1 is a Super heavy duty sewing machine for use on for example:
Harnesses, Saddle materials, thick canvas & leather, parachutes, rigging, buffing wheels, extra heavy webbing, safety belts, straps, cargo slings, book binding etc. + many other extra heavy weight or bulky items