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PFAFF 918 -47/12

High-speed zigzag sewing machine with large hook - zigzag stitch width 10.0 mm for overedging the edges of tubular material


  • High flexibility for many different operations on light to medium materials
  • Optimum, high-powered feed system and good stitch formation when sewing over folds, bulky areas and multi-layered seams
  • High seam quality - thanks to low thread tension values
  • Very low thread tension required for a constant, superior seam = no tension puckering
  • Quiet low-vibration operation even at top speed
  • Very good feed properties with a very low sewing foot pressure result in optimum, smooth seams
  • Fresh oil hook lubrication with precision adjustment - no soiled materials
  • Minimum material displacement due to the optimum needle bar cinematics (straight needle entry)
  • Simple, intuitive operation - The machines are equipped with the PFAFF control panel S3

S3 Panel


  • Thread trimmer
  • Backtacking system
  • Automatic presser foot lift


Heel seam in shoes and boots


Needle system: 438
Needle size: Version A 60 - 70 Nm, Version B 80 - 100 Nm
Max. sewing speeds: max. 5.000/min (U-Version 4.500/min)
Max. stitch length: max. 4,5 mm
Max. zigzag stitch width: max. 10,0 mm
Stitch type: 304 (Zigzag-Lockstitch), U-Version 308 (4/6-Stitch-Lockstitch)
Clearance under the sewing foot: max. 7,0 mm
Clear workspace: 260 x 130 mm
Connection voltage: single-phase a.c. 230 V, 50/60 Hz

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