3722442 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 10 patents.

A tufted pile fabric and method of making the same in which rows of pile tufts are formed extending upwardly from the upper face of a backing fabric or base and have lower bights at least partially positioned above the plane of the lower face of the backing fabric to permit use of less pile yarn for obtaining any given height of pile. Also, a plurality of stitching threads are positioned along the lower face of the backing fabric and portions of the stitching threads are inserted through the lower bights of the tufts to secure them to the backing fabric.

Title
Tufted pile fabrics and method of making same
Application Number
05/110,967
Publication Number
3722442
Application Date
January 29, 1971
Publication Date
March 27, 1973
Inventor
Troy James E
MacIsaac Jr John T
Assignee
Fieldcrest Mills
IPC
D05c 17/02
D05C 17/02
D05C 17/00
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