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A yarn feed system, enabling the control of individual yarns to the needles of a tufting machine, and which system can be manufactured as a substantially standardized unit or attachment that can be removably mounted to a tufting machine. The yarn feed unit includes a series of yarn feed devices for feeding each of the yarns to the needles of the tufting machine, and a series of yarn feed controllers that monitor and control the operation of the yarn feed devices to control the feeding of the yarns to the needles according to programmed pattern instructions.

Title
Yarn feed system for tufting machines
Application Number
11/122865
Publication Number
7096806 (B2)
Application Date
May 5, 2005
Publication Date
August 29, 2006
Inventor
Sherman W Smith II
Ringgold
GA, US
William M Christman Jr
Hixon
TN, US
Roy T Card
Chattanooga
TN, US
Agent
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC
Assignee
Card Monroe
TN, US
IPC
D05C 15/18
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