Tape edge machine
A tape edge machine is a type of sewing machine used in the bedding industry to finish the top and bottom edges of a mattress. The machine is used to stitch the top and bottom panels of a mattress to the mattress edge, and to cover that raw edge with a protective tape or ribbon. Some tape-edge machines are fully automated, capable of turning corners and flipping the mattress without involvement from the operator.
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