Model No : PFAFF 3590PORTAL
Sector :

Freely programmable large-field computer stitchers of the new generation PFAFF 3590 portal are efficient sewing units "Made in Germany". Know how paired with experience and the latest technologies in engineering, drive and control technology, set the pattern when it comes to reliability and process security. The sophisticated sewing technology based on our marathon vertical hook and an unique seam optimizing system provide the highest seam quality and a perfect stitch quality in multidirectional sewing over the whole sewing area. All complex top-stitch and decorative stitching operations can be mastered with this new PFAFF 3590 portal.


  • Single needle version -51/12070 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 700 mm
  • Single needle version -51/120100 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 1000 mm
  • Single needle version -51/120140 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 1400 mm
  • Single needle version -51/120170 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 1700 mm
  • Single needle version -51/120200 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 2000 mm
  • Double needle version -52/12070 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 700 mm
  • Double needle version -52/120100 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 1000 mm
  • Double needle version -52/120140 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 1400 mm
  • Double needle version -52/120170 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 1700 mm
  • Double needle version -52/120200 / Sewing area (x/y)* 1200 x 2000 mm
* X - Traverse way: sewing head, driven, Y - Traverse way: slide, driven


  • Special automatic sewing head
  • Programmable (continous) jumping foot with counter presser up to 9 mm lift (patent pending)
  • Very accurate seam quality. Due to the intermittent feed (feed stops when needle enters material), shifting of the material in the work clamp is avoided
  • Floating foot for the sewing template
  • Sewing head tilts 70 mm for easy material handling
  • Emergency stop system which cuts off the complete power supply (not the air supply)
  • Hook saddle with XL vertical hook 26 mm (option: XXL 32 mm) diameter
  • Electro-mechanical bobbin thread winder (separate device)
  • Thread monitoring:
    • Needle thread monitor via sensor
    • Bobbin thread monitor via sensor
  • Clamp monitoring via RFID • (Radio Frequency IDentification
  • 1 electro-mechanical bobbin winder can be flexible positioned
  • Needle-bar turning device and bobbin thread slide for an optimum stitch appearance to avoid loop stitches on highly decorative seam patterns with circular seams
  • Reliable and secure seam start by controlled thread clamps (top/bottom) consisting of:
    • Bobbin thread clamp device
    • Needle thread wiper
  • Original PFAFF Industrial machines have an additional security label with several security features on the machine head. The advantage of this security label is the protection against growing product piracy.
  • Assymetrically (moved to the left) needle bar/holder
  • Hook saddle with XXL vertical hook 32 mm (option: 26 mm)
  • Kit with needle-bar turning device and bobbin thread slide for an optimum stitch appearance • to avoid loop stitches on highly decorative seam patterns with circular seams

Features Controlsand Software

  • Clamp monitoring via RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)
  • Automatic selection of program numbers
  • Touch screen control panel P1 with integrated SD card reader
  • Seam correction and seam programming on operator panel
  • 5 level password protection (e.g. operator, supervisor, mechanic, plant manager, distributor)


  • Needle cooling system
  • Preparation table:
    • With positioning support for the clamp frame, electro-pneumatically controlled
    • Holder / bolting of the open template cover
    • Stacker for the clamp frame and the templates
  • Additional clamp frames (needed to mount templates)
  • Internal network connection possible (to customers specification)
  • Programming software PSP (PFAFF STITCH PROGRAM) with Dongle copy protection
  • External diagnostic port for service support


Complex stitching operations in the areas car interior, car seats, airbag production, leather goods, bags, aircraft interior, convertible tops (car). Parallel seams (double-needle version) in y-direction with a needle gauge from 6 to 10 mm Anwendung 3590portal


Needle system: 134-35 KK Needle size: 80 - 160 Nm Thread trimming: up to10/3 synthetik Thread ends: max. 13 mm Max. needle thread size: 10/3 Synthetik Max. bobbin thread size: 15/3 Synthetik Bobbin thread capacity: Hook Ø 26 mm --> 50 mm / Hook Ø 32 mm --> 88 mm (Thread size:: 40/3) Max. sewing speeds: 2.000 s.p.m (byapplication) Max. stitch length: 0,1 - 12,0 mm Intermittent feed: up to max. 3,5mm stitch length with max. 1,500 s.p.m Stitch type: 301 (Lockstitch) Jumper foot lift: 9 mm, continuous pre-selectable Clearance under the retainer: 25 mm Sewing head lift: 70 mm Connection voltage: single-phase a.c. 230 V, 50/60 Hz

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