These are Double Needle Lockstitch machines designed for the clothing industry. The Split Needle Bar function enables the operator to disengage one of the needles when changing direction of stitching and re-engage this needle after the corner has been done. This function is used so the stitches does not cross when doing corners. These machines are usually used for top stitching on a large range of clothing like work wear, denims, shirts etc. The machine has a self lubricating system to reduce heat at high speeds. These machines are fitted with an energy saving motor.