SHIMA SEIKI N.SVR122 Computerized Flat Knitting Machine

SHIMA SEIKI has renewed its global standard for shaped knitting, SVR®122. The new N.SVR®122 features higher productivity through a lighter, more compact carriage combined with a maximum knitting speed of 1.4 meters per second and the R2CARRIAGE® System that permits quicker carriage returns.

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It also carries over established SHIMA SEIKI technology such as the renowned Digital Stitch Control System
(DSCS®), spring-type moveable sinker system, stitch presser, takedown comb and yarn gripper and cutter system. Proven technology, along with Made-in-Japan quality, reliability, productivity, user-friendliness and cost-performance all combine to satisfy the high expectations of the world’s fashion industry.

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Knitting Width

Variable stroke, max 48” (122cm)


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


Motor- driven. Max 1 inch racking in each side ( 2 inches total) (V5G: Max 6.5-pitch racking on left side and max 6-pitch racking on right side). 1/2 and1/4 pitch also available from any position.

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 16G and 18G .

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. ( V7G, V12G and V14G only )

Needle Selection

Full jacquard selection via special solenoid actuators

Setup Device

Takedown comb with special setup needles

Takedown Device

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

Yarn Carriers

5-7G: 9 normal carriers. 12-18G: 7 normal carriers. Plating yarn feeders standard on carrier rails no. 5 and no. 6.


Consistent loop length by digital control method. 4 lightweight, compact encoders ( V5G: 8 encoders ). Left side standard.

Yarn Feed Roller

8 positions on left side standard (V7G: 10 positions). Left si de double roller standard (V5G: 10 positions, C18G: 8 positions). 10 positions on right side standard (V 5G only).

Side Tensions

8 positions on each side (5G and 7G only: 12 positions on each side) Brake disk with multi-step adjustable dials.

Top Tension

16 units ( SV5G and SV7G only 24 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.