The GC20618-1 is a Highlead single needle heavy duty compound feed walking foot lockstitch industrial sewing machine.
It features a heavy duty triple feeding action by way of: bottom feed, needle feed and walking foot top feed. These three different feeding components combine together to give a positive feed action which is well-matched with heavy or bulky material & fabrics.
It is fitted with the more advanced large vertically mounted hook assembly & drive transmission: which usually perform better than the standard & cheaper horizontal hook type set-up.
- Large Vertical Hook & triple feeding Action
The machine is smooth running, durable, versatile and its robust construction includes: needle roller bearings for the arm & hook shaft etc., cog driven belt assemblies and more importantly an automatic oil lubrication system is fitted, which reduces wear & tear considerably.
A stitch length of up-to 9mm is available for functional and decorative stitching, plus the presser foot has a high clearance of up-to 16mm.
A safety clutch is fitted to help prevent damage to the hook, bevel gears and other important parts, should the machine become jammed or over-loaded.
The Highlead GC20618-1 is a well designed and robust general purpose needle feed, walking foot sewing machine for use on medium to heavy weight materials such as:
leather, vinyl, coated fabrics, canvas, webbing and upholstery materials etc.
It is suited to sewing, for example, car seats, general upholstery and leather articles, belts, canvas, tents, awnings, handbags, outdoor wear, straps & camping goods etc.