Tajima Unveils TFKN New Ribbon Feeding Device
Tajima Industries Ltd., Japan, reports its new TFKN series production embroidery machine for flat textiles and garments, available through Franklin Lakes, N.J.-based Tajima America Corp., is the most powerful production machine in its class. The TFKN replaces the TMFD flat production machine.Twelve-, 15- and 20-head models are available with nine, 12 and 15 needles. Top speed is 850 stitches per minute. An alternate head allows an embroidery field of up to 17.7 inches by 21.6 inches. Continuous embroidery up to 283 inches in length is possible. Other features include Tajimas rotary tension device, embroidery data management system, satin stitch reduction/expansion, automatic upper/under thread trimming device, adjustable thread take-up system, take-up lever guard and large memory capability.Tajima also offers a new automatic ribbon feeding device for its TEHX-C1501 high-speed single-head embroidery machine that enables additional embroidery capabilities using up to 15 colors on materials from 0.6 inch to almost 2 inches wide. The device automatically feeds the ribbon or tape from a roll to be embroidered and then rerolls it.