Latch Needle Rib Machine
The Model R’s capabilities allow it to produce a range of products at incredible speed and with incredible quality. With optional contouring and needle selection abilities, the Model R is a versatile rib machine capable of everything from basic ribbed products to advanced medical compression applications. Available in diameters from 3 to 19 inches across, with multiple configurations the Model R has few limitations.
– 8″ to 13″ available in 6 Interchangeable Diameters
– Featuring Stitch Cam Adjustment with Relative Fixed Knockover Point (Pat. 5,881,571)
|Height||90 in. (229cm) to top of Side Creel Tubes|
|Width – Outside Diameter at Positive Storage Feeders||54 in. (137cm)|
|Weight||1110 pounds (499kg) to
1525 pounds (692kg).
|Drive System||Tompkins Electronic AC Motor Controller.|
|Standard Electrics||All modes 220 volts, single or 3 phase, 50/60 hertz power (voltage range 253-188). If other operating voltage is required, please contact Tompkins USA.|
|Needle Cut Groups||12, 14, 18|
|Track||Single (cylinder and dial)|
|Manual Operation||Ratchet handle for ease of manual adjustment.|
|Positive Storage Feeder System||With input and output stop motions, tensioner and knot catcher – standard.|
|Fabric Collection||2 roll balanced takedown system to reduce vibration at high speeds with precision fabric rollup.|
|Interchangeable Heads||Example: Knitting head of a 9 inch diameter machine can be easily replaced with any of the other diameters within the Frame Size II.|
|Parameter Unit||Programs Electronic AC Motor Controller.|
|Machine Speeds||Three selectable and programmable machine speeds – Hi, Lo and Jog. Bypass of stop motion in Jog speed only.|
|Needle Detectors||Standard on all models.|
|Mist Oil Lubrication System||Standard on all models.|
|Safety Roll Shutoff||Standard on all models.|
|Fabric Light||Standard on most models.|
|Diameter||Model No.||No. Feeds||RPM*||Cut (Needles/Inch)|
|8 inch (20.32cm)||R0816||16||18||10-15|
|9 inch (22.86cm)||R0918||18||133||10-15|
|10 inch (25.40cm)||R1020||20||120||10-15|
|11 inch (27.94cm)||R1122||22||109||10-15|
|12 inch (30.48cm)||R1224||24||100||10-15|
|13 inch (33.02cm)||R1326||26||91||10-15|
*1200 speed factor
**Machine RPM is dependent on yarn quality and fabric configuration.
*Photos may not be of model selected and include optional features.