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MacIsaac Jr John T, Troy James E: Tufted pile fabrics and method of making same. Fieldcrest Mills, March 27, 1973: US3722442 (12 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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MacIsaac Jr John T, Troy James E: Apparatus for making tufted fabrics. Fieldcrest Mills, July 18, 1972: US3677206 (9 worldwide citation)

The apparatus includes cooperating tufting needles, pile formers and latch needles for forming pile tufts on a backing fabric while positioning small locking threads through lower bight portions on the tufts being formed to secure them to the backing fabric. To permit the use of less pile yarn for o ...


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Troy James E, MacIsaac Jr John T: Apparatus and method for weaving fabric with intricate pile formations. Fieldcrest Mills, January 25, 1972: US3636988 (3 worldwide citation)

Utilizing the principle of shogging pile yarns above and across warpwise extending pile formers or wires in the weaving of pile fabrics this invention is directed to a method and apparatus in which a plurality of weftwise rows of vertically movable and weftwise movable pile yarn guides are employed ...