71008R Extra heavy duty automated rope sewing machine (Rope end bar tacking)

#71008R is extra heavy duty thick thread automated bar tacking machine (ROPE END BAR TACKER

for automatically rope end loop stitching, for manufacturing such as climbing ropes, safety rope, harness, sterling rope, cord, industrial ropes, climbing gear, mooring rope, rigging rope and other fiber ropes. This specialized commercial sewing machine is designed for joining two ropes together by stitching, to form bar-tacked loops (reinforcement stitch) at end of rope. Maximum 18mm (Dia.) synthetic ropes can be stitched. 

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 This machine can replace Mitsubishi PLK-E1008-H, PLK-B1008-H, Mitsubishi PLK-E2008-H, PLK-G2008H and Durkopp Adler 506.

Rope stitching machine

71008 Heavy duty automatic pattern sewing machine for slings, ropes and harness

71008 Extra heavy duty compact type automatic pattern tacking machine and bar-tack sewing machine for extra heavy weight materials and thick thread

The first generation of extra heavy duty automatic pattern sewing machine and bar tacking machine was born in 2006 – flexible for the manufacture of slings, belts, harnesses and ropes made of Nylon and Polyester, for industries such as cargo lifting and lashing, fire and rescue, safety & protection, arborist, automotive, aviation, marine and military.
This programmable electronically controlled pattern sewing machine is one of the heaviest CNC-controlled pattern stitcher and bar tacker sewing machine offers maximum flexibility, many end users interchange fiber slings and ropes in their production, by changing clamp easily.

The advantages: With 130 × 60mm of sewing area; Extra large Barrel shuttle hook and bobbin capacity offer high efficiency; Can easily sew 2-5 ply synthetic webbing slings (3.5mm of each) together or stitch 2 ropes with each of 18mm(diameter) with thick thread up to V415 and 1500dx3); This heavy duty automatic sewing machine is capable of sewing various materials such as Nylon, Polyester, Polypropylene, Webbing, Kevlar, Vinyl, Leather and Canvas; Hardware including Ratchet, shackles, thimbles, choker triangles and others can be sewn into the slings for varying applications; Computer-controlled, high automation to maximize savings in labor; Programmable (free software), updating and storage easier, standard sewing patters in webbing slings and lashing straps industry, including box-x stitch pattern, WW, Bar-Tack and Box Cross Stitch Patterns stored in the machine;   The oil pump automatic oil supply system can reduce the abraison on the spare parts so improve service life; ⑨ These automatic industrial sewing machines are completely assembled and delivered by strong plywood case (Ready To Sew).

Optional devices: Heat automatic thread trimmer (burner); Needle cooler; Manual clamp; Upper thread breakage detector; Pneumatic additional thread tension

Applications: pattern tacking synthetic lifting slings, cargo lashing straps (Ratchet Tie Down), seat belts, safety harness, military equipment, backpacks, crane slings, lanyards, spanzet, safety belts, upholstered furniture, leather goods, sofas, life vest, fall protection equipment, industrial safety products, rigging products, saddles, tents and canopies, sails and parachutes.

Bar-tacking ropes and cordage for Arborist climbing ropes, Climbing & Caving Ropes, Boating & Marine Ropes and Rescue Ropes.

71008R: Heavy duty automatic rope sewing machine to make sewn termination (sewn eyes) for rope

71008RX: Extra powerful rope end bartacking machine for thick and hard rope with sewn termination

71008S: Heavy duty automatic pattern sewing machine for synthetic slings, straps, belts and harnesses

Stitch Type
Hook Type
Oscillating Barrel shuttle
Max. QTY of Patterns
200 patterns
X/Y Drive
Timing Belt
Sewing Area
130 mm x 60 mm
Schmetz 794 (DYx3) #26
Thread Trimming Method
Upper and Lower burner
V415, V462, 1500dx3
Max. Sewing Speed
600 rpm
NeedleBar Stroke
56.6 mm
Sewing Speed Selection
150~800 rpm
Work Holder Lift
23 mm
Feeding System
Presser Foot Lift
20 mm
Stitch Length
0.1~12.7 mm
Needle cooler
Cold air (optional)
Pattern Storage
Internal Memory
Pattern Input
Digital Keypad
Max. Number of Stitches
8000 per pattern
Drive Motor
Limi-Servo (750 Watts)
Scale Up/Scale Down
10~200% For X and Y Axis
220 Volt 3 or 1 Phase
Plywood case
Air pressure
0.6 MPa
1290x990x1340 mm
Total Weight
228KGS (Gross)
*Max. Sewng speed is 300 rpm when bar tacking ropes (71008R)

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