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Highlead GC2698-1B

Compound Feed Lock stitch machine (walking foot)

with Narrow Cylinder Arm & 1.4x hook & base

The Highlead GC2698-1B is narrow cylinder arm, single needle lockstitch machine with compound feed and enlarged 1.4x hook & base.

Its features: a heavy duty triple feeding action by way of: bottom feed, needle bar feed and walking foot top feed, which combine together to produce high quality displacement-free seams.

The versatile narrow cylinder free-arm design guarantees improved material handling on three-dimensional items like: bags, gloves, shoes, straps, filters and other such items which can not be sewn on a standard flat bed machine.

The Highlead is of a robust construction for industrial heavy duty use and its features also include a front mounted bobbin winder for easy use and quick change over, plus a reverse lever with combined stitch length adjuster.

A full synchronized binder version is also available which features a special triple feeding set and synchronized bottom plate with binder attachment for professional binding applications.

The Highlead GC2698-1B is supplied as standard complete on a "off the arm unit stand" which means the cylinder arm overhands the end of the unit stand allowing for easier access and improved versatility.



  • Enlarged hook & base
  • Versatile Narrow cylinder arm.
  • Heavy duty triple feeding action.
  • Robust construction.
  • Reverse stitch lever.
  • Built in front mounted bobbin winder.
  • Synchronized Binder assembly available.

Full UK model supplied with Highlead UK warranty.

Cylinder arm sewing machine

  • Max sewing speed: 2400spm
  • Max stitch length: 6mm
  • Needle bar stroke: 33.4mm
  • Take up stroke: 59.6mm
  • Presser foot lift by hand: 5mm
  • Presser foot lift by foot: 14mm
  • Needle size: DPx17 #14-19

Cylinder arm sewing machine
Arm with standard sewing equipment setArm with binding sewing equipment set


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5 Cheltenham Street - Salford Manchester M6 6WY England
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