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Highlead GC2268

Cylinder Arm Heavy Duty Walking Foot Sewing Machine

With Large Vertical Axis Hook


Highlead GC2268 cylinder arm sewing machine


Highlead GC2268 compound feed, cylinder arm, heavy duty sewing machine (bottom feed, needle feed and walking foot feed) with large vertical axis hook & base.

Its powerful and steady feeding action enables you to sew multiple ply of medium to heavy weight material with a true and even stitch.

The GC2268 features a 71mm diameter heavy duty cylinder arm shape for use in production of 3 dimensional items. For example: general leather products, bags, luggage, filters, seats, straps, technical textiles, upholstery and wherever you need a cylinder arm shape.

The large vertical axis hook and bobbin offers twice the normal thread capacity, reducing bobbin change over and idea for use with thicker threads. 

The presser foot has a high lift of up-to 14mm, allowing for a large range of medium and heavy weight materials to be used.

An improved safety clutch is fitted as standard to help prevent damage to the hooks, gears and other important parts, should the machine become jammed or over-loaded.



  • Large vertical axis hook
  • Heavy duty cylinder arm 71mm
  • Heavy duty triple feeding action
  • High lifting foot assembly
  • Reverse stitch lever
  • Safety clutch fitted
  • Robust construction

Cylinder Arm Sewing Machine

  • Max sewing speed: 2200spm
  • Max stitch length: 6mm
  • Needle bar stroke: 33.4mm
  • Take up stroke: 61.5mm
  • Presser foot lift by hand: 8mm
  • Presser foot lift by foot: 14mm
  • Needle size: DPx17 #18-22


  • Various sewing feet sets.
  • Professional drop down guide system
  • LED needle light kit
  • Linzbek servo needle position motor with speed and acceleration control (LB610C/LB650C series).



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