SHIMA SEIKI N.SSR112 Computerized Flat Knitting Machine

SHIMA SEIKI has renewed its global standard SSR®112 machine. The new N.SSR®112 features high productivity through a lighter, more compact carriage, combined with a maximum knitting speed of 1.2 meters per second and the R2CARRIAGE System that achieves quicker carriage returns.

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It also carries over proven SHIMA SEIKI technology such as our renowned Digital Stitch Control System (DSCS®), spring-loaded moveable sinker system, stitch presser, yarn gripper and cutter and takedown comb. Made-in-Japan quality, reliability, productivity, user-friendliness and cost-performance combine to satisfy the high expectations of the world’s fashion industry with a new sense of value only SHIMA SEIKI can provide.

Additional information






Knitting Width

Variable stroke, max 45” (114cm)


Wide range of gauge knit on a single machine ( V only).

Knitting Speed

Max 1.4m/sec. Knitting speed varies according to yarn, gauge and other knitting conditions. Speed can be programmed for 10 separate categories.

Stitch Density

120 levels, electronically controlled


1/2 and1/4 pitch also available from any position.
Motor-driven. Max 1-inch racking to each side ( 2 inches total )

Knitting System

Double KNITRAN® system, single carriage (R2CARRIAGE® system).


Simultaneous transfer, front or back, independent of carriage direction. Split stitch possible by exchanging yarn carriers.

Sinker System

Spring-type moveable full-sinker system. Provides gentle holddown instead of forcibly pressing down yarn. v-Sinker TM standard on 14G and 16G.

Stitch Presser

Special motor-drive. On/off adjustment. Press-down amount can also be set according to knit, transfer, etc.

Needle Hook Conversion

Conversion between LL-size and MM-size possible without exchanging cams. (V only)

Needle Selection

Full jacquard selection via special solenoid actuators

Setup Device

Takedown comb with special setup needles

Takedown Device

Main rollers. Changeable 99 levels, automatically adjustable on each level. Automatic opening and closing upon command.

Yarn Cutter

Single-unit system includes 1 yarn cutter and 2 yarn grippers. Left side standard.


Digital Stitch Control System. Consistent loop length by digital control method. 4 lightweight, compact encoders. Left side standard

Yarn Feed Roller

6 positions (7G only: 10 positions) on left side standard.

Side Tensions

8 on each side (V7G: 12 on each side). Brake disk with multi-step adjustable dials. Both sides standard.

Yarn Carriers

7 normal carriers. Plating yarn feeders standard on carrier rails no. 5 and no. 6 ( 7G: 9 normal carriers only).

Top Tension

10 units (7G only: 16 units). One-touch easy threading. Large knots cause machine stop. Small knots cause 0-9 courses at specified knot detection speed, then automatically resume at set speed.

Stop Motion

Yarn break, large knot, fabric pileup, shock detection, piece count, over-torque, program error etc.

Drive System

Safety Devices

Emergency stop switch. Emergency power off device.
Full safety cover for noise-suppression and dust-proofing with stop motion sensor and interlock mechanism
Ultra-low speed “crawl” setting. CE Mark. Operation lamp

Operation Lamp

Green/normal operation. Flashing green/normal stop. Flashing amber/abnormal stop.

Data Input

USB memory interface. Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T network interface.

Pattern Memory

25,165,824 bits (1,024 wales × 8,192 addresses )

Control Unit

Built-in controller. Stored program for flat knitting machine.

Control Display

Available in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.
Help/Message function ( for cleaning and lubrication)
Monochrome LCD panel. Editing possible via display panel operation

Back-up Power

Power supply for resuming knitting after power failure.