High performance Tricot machine with highest possible variety in mesh density and lappings with „PLUS Equipment“

Extended sinker movement for high flexibility in patterns

Features & Technologies 

  • Energy Data Ready ​
  • Reproducible sinker positioning ​
  • Integrated camera system with transmitted light-set up​
  • Lighting for fabric check after take-up​
  • Improved warp beam frame structure ​
  • Energy efficient direct main drive technology

Machine Highlights

Explore the highlights of our HKS 3-M ON PLUS:

  • End Applications

    With the HKS 3-M ON PLUS, a wide range of end applications can be produced, especially focused on coarse rougher gauge fabrics. 

  • Digital KARL MAYER World 

    Enjoy our digital offers to connect your machines for greater flexibility and competitivity 

  • Spring Motion Assistant

    The Spring Motion Assistant allows a quick, easy and safe change of guide bars without tools. At the push of a button the spring motion wire tension is released, and it can be removed with a simple tool such as a screwdriver.


  • State-of-the-Art Technology

    The ON-drive pattern system with unlimited repeats, our energy efficient direct drive solution, and user-friendly spring motion assistant – all these innovative features increase the efficiency of your production.
  • Improved warp beam support

    Easy and safe access to warp beam clamping positions through moveable ladders with multiple connecting positions on the front side of the machine and additional platform on the right side of the machine. 

  • Integrated lighting

    Uniform illumination of the working area. Machine operation status indicated through different colors. 


Advantages of the HKS 3-M ON PLUS 

  • Robust gang motion with extended sinker movement for high flexibility in patterns
  • Enforced needle and knitting elements
  • Improved fabric quality
  • Production of square marquisette and shoe fabrics possible, also for coarse rougher gauges
  • Optimized for fabrics that bring our HKS 3-M family to its limits

Patterning Possibilities

Enjoy the flexibility in creating patterns with our latest pattern software k.innovation CORE lite! To find out more, please click here.