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Highlead HLK-03 BT

Electronic bartack sewing machine with program option

Controlled by Mitsubishi PLK technology

Highlead HLK-03 BT electronic bartack sewing machine

Highlead HLK-03BT electronic bartack sewing machine with 16 different pre-programmed patterns to suit most standard bar-tacking operations.

High speed single needle lockstitch bartack sewing up-to 2500 stitches per minute. The maximum sewing speed is user controllable, in 10 speed steps, from 200 to 2500spm.

Tacking patterns can be freely enlarged up to 200% or reduced to 10%, by using the simplified push button operator control panel.

The machine is programmable and features an internal storage memory. If the pre-programmed tacking patterns are not suitable, then the machine can be re-programmed* with-in a 30x30mm sewing area. Custom patterns up-to 8000 stitches can be input.

The Highlead HLK-03BT is manufactured under licence using Mitsubishi’s proven PLK technology, the electronic systems, control devices, Limiservo X-G series motor and other key parts are manufactured by the Mitsubishi Electric Corporation in Japan.

Pre-programmed standard patterns include 21,28,36 and 42 stitch patterns (others patterns included 12,14,20,25 and 70 stitch).


  • 16 pre-programmed bartack styles (HLK03BT)
  • 30mm x 30mm (X-Y) sewing area
  • Programmable* to accept your own pattern styles.
  • Tried and tested reliable high quality PLK electronics
  • High speed sewing up-to 2500spm
  • Mitsubishi BT-CU-20 Japanese computer control
  • Mitsubishi Limiservo X G series 550W motor


  • Max sewing speed: 2500spm
  • Stitch length: 0.1 - 12.7mm
  • Needle bar stroke: 41.2mm
  • Take up stroke: 68mm
  • Work holder/clamp lift: 15mm
  • Feed system: intermittent or continuous
  • Hook: Shuttle hook
  • Lubrication: automatic
  • Program device: optional
  • Speed selection: 100~2500
  • Needle size: DPx5 #16
  • Power: 220~240V 50Hz

*with optional Mitsubishi PAL program unit

Highlead HLK03BT Video

Also available: Highlead HLK1006 with 100mm x 60mm sewing area & Highlead HLK1510 with 150mm x 100mm sewing area

Other programmable Electronic Machines
HLK-03Electronic bartack sewing machine. Programmable 30mm x 30mm area with Mitsubishi computer control.
HLK-0504Electronic pattern sewing machine. Programmable 50mm x 40mm area with stepper foot & Mitsubishi PLK control.
HLK-1006Electronic pattern sewing machine. Programmable 100 x 60 mm area with stepper foot, Direct Drive & USB
HLK-1510Electronic pattern sewing machine. Programmable 150mm x 100mm sewing area
HLK-2210Electronic pattern sewing machine. Programmable 220mm x 100mm sewing area with Direct Drive & USB - HLK2210

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J. Braithwaite & Co. (SM) Ltd
5 Cheltenham Street - Salford - Manchester M6 6WY - England

Tel: 0843 289 7560

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