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Lockstitch sewing machine PFAFF 487

lockstitch sewing machine
lockstitch sewing machine
lockstitch sewing machine
lockstitch sewing machine
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Stitch type
Number of needles
Number of wires
Options and accessories
automatic, high-speed, programmable, with large hook, drop feed
Stitch length

5 mm (0 in)


The PFAFF 487 is a high performance special-speed sewing machine with drop feed and variable top feed. Robustness and reliability characterize the PFAFF 487 and is therefore suitable for Intergrated jobs, special operations as well as a machine for the sewing automation system. Employed in all branches of the sewing industry Large hook (G) with approx. 50 % more bobbin capacity than normal machines The variable top-feed allows application of fullness and/or sewing without ply-shift Top-feed pressure may be adjusted separately for optimum sewing of difficult materials Floating foot for sewing difficult material using extremely low pressure, quick-adjust stepping control for different thickness of material -918/38 Double-bearings on needle bar, take-up lever and feed regulator components Central lubrication of sewing hook and needle bar. (semi dry sewing head) Closed gearcase with long-time lubrication pad Lifetime sealed maintenance-free bearings Built-in adjustment gauges for easier and faster adjustment An additional pedal or knee switch allows variation of top feed during sewing (-918/14) Programmable control of fullness (-918/15) Quick-adjustment of top feed with visual indicator (-918/14) With this device, it is possible to preselect any two top feed settings which can be recalled, by activating the knee switch. Programmable control of fullness (-918/15) A control unit allows preselection of various amounts of fullnes, with values ranging from 0 (plain sewing without gathering) up to 9, e.g. 6 plus values = for gathering the top ply, or 3 minus values = for gathering the bottom ply;
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