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Busi extends medical compression socks range

Busi Giovanni has completed a whole range of knitting machines capable of knitting certified-compression medical socks.

20th September 2017

Knitting Industry
 |  Botticino Sera


The available versions include Busi Medical and Busi Medical Terry machines. Every machine is equipped with two feeds for the main yarns, plus two more feeds for elastic ones. Sandwich terry option on the Terry version only.


All of these versions are available equipped with the company’s Rimaglio automatic, stitch-by-stitch, toe-closing device, even up to the highest possible gauges.

It downloads the sock from the machine, after completion of the knitting operation, and it transfers the sock to the linking device, where it is sewn loop by loop. The sock is turned inside out, so that the linking remains on the inside of the sock, resulting in a perfect traditional-looking linking. After being sewn, the sock, already reversed to the right side, is removed from the machine and is ready for the next boarding operation.


Busi Medical is a high production single cylinder sock machine with latch needles in the dial to enable it to produce true rib and plain stitch medical compression socks with compression class 1, 2, 3 and it is provided with full electronic control. The machine is provided with 2 knitting feeds for both plain stitch and true rib.

The compression graduation is achieved by using the automatic stiffening, which is available on all the stitch motors, and by graduating the tension of the inlaid elastic yarn.

Busi Medical Terry is also a high production single cylinder sock machine with latch needles in the dial. The machine is provided with 2 knitting feeds. The terry device enables the fully automatic switching from plain stitch to half terry and to full terry.

Busi Giovanni

Since 1958 Busi Giovanni Srl has specialised in the design and construction of single-cylinder machines with rib needles in the dial for the production of high-quality stockings, socks and tights. Today, Busi is recognised worldwide as one of the most inventive producers of machines for high-performance and high-tech socks.

The company is a supplier to the most important producers of stockings, socks and tights, for the men's, women's and children's markets - classic, patterned, sports, technical-sports, as well as medical, with special solutions for graduated compression.

Busi sells in more than 50 countries around the world (90% export) through a network of partners that provide distribution and service.

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