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.
– 14″ to 19″ available in 6 Interchangeable Diameters
– Featuring Stitch Cam Adjustment with Relative Fixed Knockover Point (Pat. 5,881,571)
|Height||100 in. (254cm) to top of Side Creel Tubes|
|Width – Outside Diameter at Positive Storage Feeders||59 in. (150cm)|
|Weight||1700 pounds (771kg) to
1900 pounds (862kg).
|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 15 inch diameter machine can be easily replaced with any of the other diameters within the Frame Size III.|
|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)|
|14 inch (35.56cm)||R1428||28||86||10-15|
|15 inch (38.10cm)||R1530||30||80||10-15|
|16 inch (40.64)||R1632||32||75||10-15|
|17 inch (43.18)||R1734||34||71||10-15|
|18 inch (45.72)||R1836||36||67||10-15|
|19 inch (48.26)||R1938||38||63||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.