LIBRA 3.130

Flexibility and highest production

Compact machine to knit panels, fully fashion, shaped garments, Jacquard and stitch structure combinations…

Compact machine to knit panels, fully fashion, shaped garments, Jacquard and stitch structure combinations. Specialized for Intarsia. Machine with one open carriage with three systems and full three-way-technique performing variable intelligent course upon a needlebed width of 130 cm. Electronic selection on each single needle, special Steiger upper take-down complete of comb. Direct yarn feeding on an open carriage with 16 motorized independent yarn-carriers. 16 scissors and clamps. Machine available in gauges from E5 to E18/20. Even available in Freegauge version (variable gauge), 7 and 14.

technical specifications

Carriage cambox

Single head compact machine, without cam carriage bridge, with direct yarn feeding from the top.

Three system cam boxes each with integrated bidirectional transfer

Needle bed

Working width 130 cm (51″). – Equipped with grooved retracted transfer needles.

Fix front needlebed with 8 yarn clamps/scissors on the right hand side and 8 on the left hand side.


From E5 to E18/20, moreover the version Freegauge (7 – gauges 3.5 to 7, and 14 – gauges 7 to 14).

Jacquard – shape

Electronic needle selection.

Unlimited patterning possibilities due to Three-Way-Technique and integrated function for split-stitches.

Shaping bystitch transfer of press-off method. – Memory capacity 40 MB.

Quality stitch

Controlled electronically without limits with the possibility to modify at any time.

Yarn guides

16 motorized yarn-carriers with direct feeding, independent by the movement of the carriage.

Yarn carriers are dropped off automatically at the edge of the design or the selvedge.

Take down

Programmable and active at 25 mm. from the loop formation.

Take-down comb programmable.


By brushless motor, infinitely variable stroke.

Programmable knitting speed from 0 – 1,20 m/s.


All necessary devices stop the machine in case of yarn breakage, knots, shock, over-heating of motors, fabric press-off, etc.


Selective over +-42 mm. with possibility of correction.


Software “Model+” on PC.


  • Length 285 cm
  • Width 75 cm
  • Height 125 cm
  • Net weight 740 Kg