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 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.