The PASSAP E-8000 – Features and Specifications

Discover the hidden FEATURES of this amazingly versatile computer knitting machine

  • Central control and processing unit with LCD text display
  • Modular structure steel needle bed
  • Front and rear knitting carriages with integrated electronic needle selection units
  • Motor operated fabric take-down with individually adjustable counter-rollers, take-down force and torque
  • Electric motor drive with automatic overload shut-down and yarn-break control
  • Electronically controlled automatic 4-colour changer
  • Individually adjustable yarn tensioners
  • Knock-over combs made of highly resistant space age PEEK material
  • Steel support for machine, motor drive and fabric take-down
  • Racking handle for racking up to a width of 10 needles
  • Adjustable 29-step stitch length selector
  • Selectors for 36 knitting technique combinations

Specifications

Machine Type Model E 8809 V/E 8812 V Model E 8809 VH/E 8812 VH
General Double bed Flat Knitting Machine with electronic needle selection system on the front needle bed, motor drive and electrically driven fabric take-down. Double bed Flat Knitting Machine with electronic needle selection system on the front and rear needle bed, motor drive and electrically driven fabric take-down.
Cam boxes 2 2
Working width E 8809 V: 35.5″ = (90cm – 289 needles)
E 8812 V: 47.0″ = (120cm – 383 needles)
E 8809 VH: 35.5″ = (90cm – 289 needles)
E 8812 VH: 47.0″ = (120cm – 383 needles)
Gauge E 8 E 8
Racking Racking up to 10 needles Racking up to 10 needles
Stitch length Adjustable in 29 steps Adjustable in 29 steps
Needle selection Pattern jacks are actuated by electro-magnetic selection units, located in the front cam box. Pattern jacks are actuated by electro-magnetic selection units, located in the front and rear cam boxes.
Fabric take-down Main roller with individually adjustable counter rollers and take-down force. Main roller with individually adjustable counter rollers and take-down force.
Carriage drive unit Electric motor with belt drive. Electric motor with belt drive.
Colour change Fully automatic, electronically controlled 4-colour changer. Fully automatic, electronically controlled 4-colour changer.
Thread guide Individually adjustable thread brake and thread tension. Individually adjustable thread brake and thread tension.
Stop motions Thread break/empty cones, eyelet and motor control. Thread break/empty cones, eyelet and motor control.
Productivity over full working width E 8809 V: 0.8 – 1.7 m/h approx.
E 8812 V: 0.6 – 1.5 m/h approx.
depending on the knitting technique. Individual calculation of productivity according to customer’s variables.
E 8809 VH: 0.8 – 1.7 m/h approx.
E 8812 VH: 0.6 – 1.5 m/h approx.
depending on the knitting technique. Individual calculation of productivity according to customer’s variables.
Net weight E 8809 V: 100 kg
E 8812 V: 120 kg
E 8809 VH: 100 kg
E 8812 VH: 120 kg
Dimensions in cm (length/width/height) E 8809 V: 190 / 80 / 200
E 8812 V: 220 / 80 / 200
E 8809 VH: 190 / 80 / 200
E 8812 VH: 220 / 80 / 200
Control system
Programming 10 stitch sections can be programmed, saved and retrieved by means of the central control and processing unit. 10 stitch sections can be programmed, saved and retrieved by means of the central control and processing unit.
Display LCD display, 4 lines at 20 digits each LCD display, 4 lines at 20 digits each
Permanent memory Over 180 knitting techniques and 400 ready-to-use stitch patterns are stored in the memory of the central control and processing unit. Over 180 knitting techniques and 400 ready-to-use stitch patterns are stored in the memory of the central control and processing unit.
Power supply 230 V / 50 Hz, 220 V / 60 Hz, 120 V / 60 Hz 230 V / 50 Hz, 220 V / 60 Hz, 120 V / 60 Hz
Power consumption max. 230 W max. 230 W
Pattern design software
Creation 8 Allows the creation of stitch patterns on IBM-compatible personal computers. Stitch patterns can be transferred to and saved in the memory of the central control and processing unit. Allows the creation of stitch patterns on IBM-compatible personal computers. Stitch patterns can be transferred to and saved in the memory of the central control and processing unit.
Software service
Collections of stitch patterns and techniques Available on floppy disc or on plug-in module. Available on floppy disc or on plug-in module.
Upgrades of machine operating system Available on floppy disc or on plug-in module. Available on floppy disc or on plug-in module.

 

 

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