Apparatus for the production of short warps especially for cloth designs in multicolor weaving
Patent 4683625 Issued on August 4, 1987. Estimated Expiration Date: July 3, 2006. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
Apparatus for the production of short warps, particularly cloth designs in multicolor weaving in which differently colored yarns are wound one after the other and are crossed while being wound, including a drum of generally conical configuration upon which yarn is wound, the drum being rotated during a winding operation, a carriage adjacent the drum, guideways supporting the carriage for sliding movement generally parallel to the axis of the drum, the carrier having detachably secured thereto a carrier section, a slide bar carried by the carrier section for separating selected yarn from remaining yarn, the slide bar being movable generally parallel to and transversely of the drum axis to separate selected yarn, at least one lease rod and one overrun rod carried by the carrier section for movement parallel to the drum axis, and a cam for moving the lease rod generally transversely of the drum axis and the overrun rod generally parallel to the drum axis.