GAP-X5 Heavy-Duty High-Lift Performance Serger/Flanger

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The GAP-X5 Heavy-Duty High-Lift Performance Serger/Flanger is a panel-sewing machine that sews flat quilted panels up to the thickest. It features an ultra-lift needle and presser foot lift, as well as a patented Power Trac top feed assist. GAP-X5 also includes a dual position electronic needle-positioning motor and requires no synchronizer to break or replace.

Features and Benefits

  • Sews flat panels up to thickest panels quilted
  • Ultra lift needle and presser foot lift, 1.50” +*
  • Patented Power Trac top feed assist
  • ”EZ-VIEW” feed belt routing for clear sewing sight line*
  • Dual-position electronic needle-positioning motor
  • No synchronizer to break or replace
  • Superior sewing handling and seam quality
  • Simple to maintain and run
  • Easy and fast access to loopers, knives, needles
  • Fewest moving parts and lowest annual spare parts costs
  • 4,500 rpm sewing speed most materials
  • High-pressure oiling system with dual filters
  • 4-5 stitches per inch
  • 3/4” needle spacing
  • Flange guide and rear-mounted flange rack
  • Table, stand, thread stand, and accessories
  • *patent pending
  • Options:
  • GAP-AT Air flotation table
  • GAP-AT-E Ergonomic Air table with height adjustment
  • GAP-EC Ergonomic Sewing Chair
  • GAP18143CTI Flange Knife and Inserter
  • Stand-up Ergonomic Table and foot pedal
  • Electronic needle-positioning motor
  • VORTECH Jet Waste Removal


Max sewing speed4500 RPM
Recommended sewing speeds4000 RPM
Max panel thickness4” (100 mm)
Min panel thicknessflat
SPI4-5 spi
Seam Width3/4” (19 mm)
Presser Foot Height1.56” (39 mm)
Needle type135 X 7
Needle size22
Yield850+/-panels/8 hour shift
Current5 amps
Air pressure80 psi
Air consumption2 cfm
Shipping weight390 lbs (177 kg)
Shipping dimensions59”X 34” X 51” (150 X 86 X 130 cm)

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