Model KDK

Dual Heads with Individual Motor Control

The tried and trusted 4 inch Model KDK allows for further control of your production. Used extensively in the medical, filter, food processing and industrial industries, the Model KDK can help you differentiate your product through its implementation.

  • Knit-de-knit
  • Medical
  • Fiber
  • Food Processing
  • Industrial Products
Machine Specifications
Dimensions – Overall 24 in dept x 28 in width x 92 in height
Dimensions – Top of Bed Plate 24 in dept x 28 in width x 44 in height
Weight 750 pounds
Horsepower 0.25 per head
Drive System Tompkins Electronic AC Motor Controller.
Standard Electrics All models 220 volts, single or 3 phase, 50/60 hertz power (voltage range 253-188). If other operating voltage is required, please contact Tompkins USA.
Fabric Collection – Electronic 2 roll takedown and roll up system
Feeder System Electronic Tension Feeder by BTSR .1-50 gram programmable.
Safety Roll Shutoff Standard on all models.
Lubrication System Adjustable flow control for each knitting head. Inline solenoid used to shut flow off when machine is stopped.
Creel Standard four cone, machine supported – optional floor standing.
Diameter Model No. No. Feeds.Knitting Head RPM* Cut (Needles/Inch)
4 inch* (10.16cm) KDK 1 700-1100** 16-32

*Please contact Tompkins USA about other sizes and cuts.

**Machine RPM is dependent on yarn quality and fabric configuration.

*Photos may not be of model selected and include optional features.

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