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Francis J Cunnane III, H Thomas Sanders: Papermakers wet press felt with high contact, resilient base fabric. AstenJohnson, Volpe & Koenig PC, January 30, 2001: US06179965 (16 worldwide citation)

Hollow synthetic monofilament yarns are used in the construction of a base fabric for a papermakers wet felt. The synthetic hollow monofilament yarns have selected interior void, compressibility and resiliency characteristics and are interwoven with other yarns to form a woven base fabric with the h ...


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Dale B Johnson, James Harrison: Multilayer through-air dryer fabric. AstenJohnson, Volpe and Koenig P C, October 3, 2006: US07114529 (13 worldwide citation)

A multilayer through-air dryer (TAD) fabric architecture having a single warp yarn system with a maximum warp fill and a weft yarn system comprised of two sets of weft yarns selected to set the warp yarn height above the weft yarns without embedment into the fabric plane, the warp and weft yarns int ...


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Richard Stone: Warp triplet composite forming fabric. AstenJohnson, Shapiro Cohen, September 19, 2006: US07108020 (13 worldwide citation)

A forming fabric having a paper side layer and a machine side layer comprises a first set of paper side layer wefts, a second set of machine side layer wefts and a single set of warp yarn triplets. In the fabric weave pattern, each member of each triplet set of warp yarns interweaves with the paper ...


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Walter P Wright: Double layer papermaking forming fabric. AstenJohnson, Volpe and Koenig P C, July 2, 2002: US06413377 (10 worldwide citation)

A double layer papermaking fabric having twice as many paper side cross machine direction yarns as machine side cross machine direction layer. A system of machine direction yarns is interwoven with both cross machine direction layers, with each machine direction yarn forming first and second knuckle ...


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Rex Barrett, Rae Patel: Bulk enhancing forming fabrics. AstenJohnson, Volpe and Koenig P C, November 4, 2008: US07445032 (8 worldwide citation)

A multilayered papermakers' forming fabric comprises at least one set of machine direction (MD) warp yarns, at least a first set of cross-machine direction (CD) machine side layer weft yarns; and paper side layer weft yarns woven in a repeating pattern with at least some of the MD warp yarns. At lea ...


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Henry J Lee, Billy Summer: Loop/tie-back woven loop seam press base. AstenJohnson, Volpe and Koenig P C, June 27, 2000: US06079454 (8 worldwide citation)

An opened ended, endless woven papermaker's fabric having a plurality of longitudinal yarns and a plurality of transverse yarns woven in a selected weave pattern to form a fabric body and seaming loops, the fabric characterized by a longitudinal yarn weave repeat having selected yarns woven as the s ...


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T Payton Crosby: Dryer fabric with reinforced edges. AstenJohnson, Volpe and Koenig P C, January 7, 2003: US06503602 (8 worldwide citation)

A papermakers fabric is reinforced along its edges by bonding a webbing thereto. The fabric may be made of various materials and weaves. The webbing is made of thermoplastic material, and also may be made of various material to various thicknesses. The webbing is bonded to one or both surfaces of th ...


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Rex Barrett, Rae Patel: Single layer papermakers fabric. AstenJohnson, Volpe and Koenig P C, April 22, 2008: US07360560 (7 worldwide citation)

A single layer papermakers fabric comprises machine direction (MD) warp yarns interwoven with cross-machine direction (CD) weft yarns to a repeating weave pattern requiring N sheds in the loom, N being an integer and at least 4. Each warp yarn follows a path in the paper side surface comprising four ...


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James Harrison: Industrial fabric including yarn assemblies. Astenjohnson, Volpe and Koenig P C, October 17, 2006: US07121306 (7 worldwide citation)

A woven industrial fabric, including a plurality of warp yarns interwoven with a plurality of weft yarns. At least a portion of one of the plurality of warp and the plurality of weft yarns includes yarn assemblies. Each yarn assembly is comprised of at least a first and a second yarn. The yarns are ...


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Richard E Pitt: Adjustable resilient blade support. AstenJohnson, Shapiro Cohen, January 3, 2006: US06982025 (7 worldwide citation)

An adjustable resilient blade support for use in the forming section of a papermaking machine. The blade support is adjustable, both to allow the attached blade to be moved from a position where it is out of contact to a position where it is pressed into contact with the adjacent forming fabric, and ...