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Highlead HLK-0504

Electronic programmable pattern sewing machine

Controlled by Mitsubishi PLK technology

Highlead HLK-0504 electronic sewing machine

Highlead HLK-0504 electronic programmable industrial pattern sewing machine.

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

This Highlead model is fully programmable* and features an internal storage memory and 3.5” disk drive for easy program loading.

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

The clamping frame has a high lift of 25mm and securely holds material in place ensuring a consistent feeding action.

A central stepping foot securely holds the material around the needle during sewing operations, reducing skip stitching and thread breakage, for improved stitching results.

By utilizing the stepping foot and a standard open type clamp; more custom programmes can be sewn without the cost and time of making a new clamp for every programme.

The machine can be programmed* with-in a 50x40mm sewing area, with custom patterns up-to 8000 stitches.

An optional Mitsubishi programmer device is available and PC software can also be purchased.

The Highlead HLK-0504 is manufactured under licence using Mitsubishi’s proven PLK technology, the electronic systems, control devices, Limiservo motor and other key parts are manufactured by the Mitsubishi Electric Corporation in Japan.

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Simplified control panel for easy control.  Internal memory and 3.5" drive for easy program loading.Open clamp and stepper foot configuration (custom made clamp service also available)


  • 50mm x 40mm (X-Y) sewing area
  • Stepping foot device
  • Internal memory and 3.5" drive
  • Programmable* to add your own patterns.
  • Tried and tested reliable high quality PLK electronics
  • High speed sewing up-to 2500spm
  • Mitsubishi 05-CU-20 Japanese computer control
  • Mitsubishi Limiservo G series motor

  • Max sewing speed: 2500spm
  • Stitch length: 0.1 - 12.7mm
  • Needle bar stroke: 38mm
  • Take up stroke: 73mm
  • Clamp lift: 25mm (stepper foot lift: 15mm)
  • Feed system: intermittent or continuous
  • Hook: Shuttle hook
  • Lubrication: automatic
  • Program device: optional
  • Speed selection: 100~2500
  • Needle size: DPx17 #18
  • Power: 220~240V 50Hz
*with optional Mitsubishi PAL plug-in program unit

Also available: Highlead HLK1006 100x60mm sewing area & Highlead HLK1510 150x100mm 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 100mm x 60mm area with stepper foot & Direct Drive
HLK-1510Electronic pattern sewing machine. Programmable 150mm x 100mm sewing area
HLK-2210Electronic pattern sewing machine. Programmable 220mm x 100mm sewing area. Direct Drive, LCD, USB
HLK-3020Highlead HLK3020 with unit stand Electronic pattern sewing machine. Programmable 300mm x 200mm sewing area. Direct Drive, LCD & USB.


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