FPT-1000 Faux Tape Machine

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Automatically sews faux tape seams to borders and simulates the appearance of stylish pillowtop beds with all the costs.

Features and Benefits

  • Tape line adjustable from 2" – 8" (50mm – 202mm)
  • Adjustable folder for quick faux border height changes
  • Eliminates one tape edge operation
  • Automatic thread break, tape, and material run-out detection
  • Material: Up to 5/16" (8 mm)
  • Speed: 4500 rpm @ 6 spi
  • Footprint: 54" × 112" (1.3 m × 2.8 m)
  • Yield: 62+/- feet/minute


Max sewing speed5,000 RPM
Recommended sewing speed4,000 RPM
Max border thicknessUp to 5/16" thick (8 mm)
Min border thicknessFlat
Material Width18 inches (457 mm)
Stitches per inch0.5 spi
Yield62 +/- feet/minute (18.89 m +/- per minute)
Needle type135x17
Needle size22
Voltage220 (alternative voltages available
Current10 amps
Air pressure80 psi
Air consumption1/2 cfm
Weight1220 lbs (553kg)
Shipping dimensions124 x 57 x 75” (315 X 145 X 190 cm)

GSG Parts Catalog

Our catalog provides you with access to genuine Gribetz and Porter International mattress machinery parts. Using genuine parts helps reduce downtime and ensure a low-cost parts and service solution for the life of your machine.