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Roy T Card, Brooks E Taylor: Method and apparatus for producing enhanced graphic appearances in a tufted product and a product produced therefrom. Card Monroe Corporation, Hurt Richardson Garner Todd & Cadenhead, October 22, 1991: US05058518 (60 worldwide citation)

A tufting machine with front and back laterally shiftable needle bars carry needles for producing loops in a backing material the accent yarns being fed to the needles by yarn feed controls and the border yarns by standard feed. The operation of the yarn feed controls is electrically operated by a c ...


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Roy T Card: Tufting machine with pattern yarn feed and distribution device. Card Monroe, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, November 16, 1999: US05983815 (45 worldwide citation)

A tufting machine with an improved pattern yarn feed and distribution device for use in tufting a graphic pattern into the face of a tufted article. An improved pattern yarn feed drive is provided with at least two separate yarn drive control sections which together provide an increased number of co ...


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Brooks E Taylor, Marshall A Neely, Roy T Card: Computer controlled tufting machine and a process of controlling the parameters of operation of a tufting machine. Card Monroe Corporation, Hurt Richardson Garner Todd & Cadenhead, September 19, 1989: US04867080 (44 worldwide citation)

A tufting machine is provided with separate motors which drive the main drive shaft, control the feed of the backing material and control the bedrail height. A computer is electrically connected to these motors and to the yarn feed controls. The software indicates patterns to be produced, informing ...


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Roy T Card, William M Christman Jr, Sherman W Smith II: Yarn feed system for tufting machines. Card Monroe, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, December 28, 2004: US06834601 (41 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Kendall Johnston: Replaceable hook modules. Card Monroe, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, July 3, 2007: US07237497 (39 worldwide citation)

A hook module assembly for a tufting machine is provided that allows for broken and damaged hooks of a level cut loop tufting machine to be replaced. The hook module assembly includes modular blocks having a series of slots in which level cut loop hooks are received. Locking mechanisms secure the ho ...


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Roy T Card, Wilton Hall, Michael L Kilgore: Tufting machine pattern yarn feed device. Card Monroe, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, January 4, 2000: US06009818 (39 worldwide citation)

A pattern yarn feed device for use with a tufting machine in the manufacture of tufted articles includes at least one yarn feed roll assembly positioned on a frame of a tufting machine adjacent a yarn feed path. The yarn feed roll assembly has an elongate rotatable yarn feed roll having an exterior ...


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William Christman, Sherman W Smith: Yarn feed system for tufting machines. Card Monroe, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, October 26, 2004: US06807917 (39 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Roy T Card, Wilton Hall: Tufting machine yarn feed mechanism. Card Monroe Corporation, Isaf Vaughan & Kerr, April 22, 1997: US05622126 (38 worldwide citation)

A yarn feed mechanism for a tufting machine includes yarn feed rolls disposed along parallel axes transversely adjacent to the parallel paths of travel of yarns from yarn sources to the needles. A yarn control assembly surrounds each roll, each yarn control assembly having a pair of opposed, concent ...


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Brooks E Taylor, Marshall A Neely, Roy T Card: Computer controlled tufting machine and a process of controlling the parameters of operation of a tufting machine. Card Monroe Corporation, Hurt Richardson Garner Todd & Cadenhead, January 1, 1991: US04981091 (37 worldwide citation)

A tufting machine is provided with separate motors which drive the main drive shaft, control the feed of the backing material and control the bedrail height. A computer is electrically connected to these motors and to the yarn feed controls. The software indicates patterns to be produced, informing ...


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Brooks E Taylor, Marshall A Neely: Computer controlled tufting machine and a process of controlling the parameters of operation of a tufting machine. Card Monroe Corporation, Hurt Richardson Garner Todd & Cadenhead, April 9, 1991: US05005498 (36 worldwide citation)

A tufting machine is provided with separate motors which drive the main drive shaft, control the feed of the backing material and control the bedrail height. A computer is electrically connected to these motors and to the yarn feed controls. The software indicates patterns to be produced, informing ...