05224434 is referenced by 46 patents and cites 8 patents.

Front and rear needle bars are provided with front and rear needles for inserting yarns into a backing material. An excess of front loopers are provided for the front needles and an excess of rear loopers are provided for the rear needles. The front loopers respectively face the rear loopers and are respectively aligned with each other. The needle bars are shifted laterally so as to provide longitudinal rows of tufts formed by the front needles providing spacing between the tufts of a longitudinal row which space is filled in by the tufts of rear needles.

Title
Method and apparatus for producing tufts from different yarns in longitudinal lines
Application Number
653766
Publication Number
5224434
Application Date
August 24, 1992
Publication Date
July 6, 1993
Inventor
Wilton Hall
143 General Hays Rd., Fort Oglethorpe, 30742
GA, US
Roy T Card
4012 Creekwood Ter., Chattanooga, 37421
TN, US
Agent
Hopkins & Thomas
IPC
D05C 15/22
D05C 15/30
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