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Seiko STH 8BLD 3 Benefits

Seiko STH-8BLD-3 Compound Feed Walking Foot Industrial Sewing Machine

Seiko STH 8BLD 3

Seiko STH-8BLD-3 Compound Feed Industrial Walking Foot sewing machine is a Japanese made, high quality industrial sewing machine and is ideal for the smaller manufacturer/repairer of shade sails and shade structures made from all types of shade fabrics including Monotec 370, Extra Block, Rainbow Shade Z16, Extreme 32, DriZ or any other types of shade cloth, webbing straps, D Rings, Pro Rig, spring clips or bindings not exceeding 6mm thick. The Seiko STH-8BLD-3 has no oil bath which eliminates the dirt and shade cloth waste mixing with the oil and together with it's high quality make up allows for less servicing requirements. The STH-8BLD-3 is user friendly and comes with an easy to understand user manual along with technical phone support. If you are looking for a machine that caters for the small business or home shade sail repair needs then you can't go past the STH-8BLD-3. This machines comes as a complete unit with bench, stand and motor. Accessories included are, extra bobbins, needles, screwdrivers, clippers, oil bottle, instruction and parts manual. For the heavier shade sails corner re-enforcements it is advised that the Seiko STH-8BLD-3 be used in conjunction with the SMA K6, which is based on the Singer 132K6 that we all know has been servicing the industry for the last 30 years.SMA-GC6-7-D-07

SMA offers easy 24 hour online parts ordering and 12 month warranty with a 24 month option

  • Number of Needles: Single
  • Application: Medium
  • Maximum Sewing Speed: 2400 spm
    (Speed depends on threads, materials and type of operation.)
  • Maximum Stitch Length: 0~10mm
  • Clearance under Presser Foot: Hand 8.5mm, Knee Controlled 13mm
  • Working Space: 258 x 100mm
  • Needle: 135x17#14/90~23/160
  • Needle Bar Stroke: 33.2mm
  • Thread: #8 Stnadard
  • Hook: Large Horizontal Axis Hook
  • Amount of Lift of Walking Foot: 2.7 - 5.5mm (standard 3.2mm)
  • Thread Take Up Lever: Slide type
  • Lubrication: By Hand
  • Bed Size: 477x177mm
  • Working Space: 258 x 110m
  • Motor: Clutch Motor (Servo Motor Optional)

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  • Perfect prevention of presser foot's play. A guide was installed to protect play at presser bar bracket. Effective to the works where side force is generated such as piping edge sewing.

  • Improved the efficiency of sewing work for easy sewing of curved materials, the position of thread retainer was moved upward. Also face plate is cut to narrow by 6mm than STH-8BLD-2 for efficient sewing work.

  • Beautiful forward & reverse stitch more beautiful stitch is realized by the same stitch length adjustment of forward & reverse feed.

  • Special hook(2 times) & bobbin case opener ideal for heavy weight materials In case the thread jams in the hook, SEIKO SPECIAL HOOK & SAFETY CLUTCH SYSTEM protect the hook from being damaged. Also perfect stitch is realized by BOBBlN CASE OPENER.

  • Easy picking out bobbin case at any needle position if it is above needle plate.

  •  The hook is lubricated by its own oil reservoir.


Optional Accessories - Swing Away Binding Assembly

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Optional Accessories - G60 Servo Motor

  • Ideal for wanting to control the speed of the machine
  • Sewing Speed Adjustable by click of a button
  • Silent Operation
  • Needle Positioning also available
  • Energy Saving 35%
  • Easy DIY installation

Seiko STH 8BLD 3

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