Comparison Chart

Updated 1 week ago by Tim Eads

Tufting Machine Model

AK-I

AK-II

KRD-I

AK-III

Pile types created

Cut

Loop

Cut and Loop

Cut and Loop

Ease of use

Very easy

Very easy

Medium

Medium to hard

Pile height ranges

.275" - .70" (7-18mm)

.157" - .55" (4-13mm)

.35 - .70 inches (9 - 18mm)

.70" - 2.36" (18 - 60mm)

Electricity

110v - 220v

110v - 220v

110v or 220v

110v - 220v

Air compressor required?

No

No

No

Yes

Weight

3 lbs (1.4kgs)

3 lbs (1.4kgs)

4 lbs 10 oz (2.88 kgs)

4 lbs 13 oz (2.09kgs)

Please note: We no longer sell the ZQ-II and ZQ-III. The ZQ-II could do both cut and loop but also not a great machine for beginners. We were spending a lot of time teaching customers how to fix their machine and use it properly. It's also twice as heavy as the AK-I and II


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