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Number: 242/417.3
Name: Winding, tensioning, or guiding > Tension control or brake > Supply controlled > Reserve loop former > Yieldable loop former
Description: Subject matter wherein the mechanism for creating a low inertia supply includes structure lightly biased in one direction against the material to form a material surplus formation (loop), but shiftable in an opposite direction to relinquish the surplus as tension in the material increases.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8584981 Positive yarn feeder with tension limiter Nov. 19, 2013
8517620 Guide member for printer having plurality of guide collars Aug. 27, 2013
8382023 Device and method for the constant tension feeding of threads or yarns fed in a discontinuous way Feb. 26, 2013
8356765 Positive yarn feeder with tension limiter Jan. 22, 2013
7954746 Method and apparatus for shipping braided composite reinforcing fabric Jun. 7, 2011
7861962 Twine tensioning device for a baler Jan. 4, 2011
7770837 Method and apparatus for shipping braided composite reinforcing fabric Aug. 10, 2010
7568651 Correction of loosely wound label rolls Aug. 4, 2009
7543773 Dancer arm for constant tension Jun. 9, 2009
7516917 Management device for excess cabling Apr. 14, 2009
7438251 Web tensioning device with plural control inputs Oct. 21, 2008
7036761 Dual reel unwinder/rewinder with a slack take-up mechanism May. 2, 2006
6702220 Web storage device for a packaging machine Mar. 9, 2004
6698959 Printer for printing paper roll having a position regulating device Mar. 2, 2004
6616090 Wire supply control assembly for feeding wire Sep. 9, 2003
6612518 Space-saving reel for strip-stock Sep. 2, 2003
6607157 Air bearing system with an air cylinder web dancer system or idler rolls Aug. 19, 2003
6592065 Winding type flexible printed circuit board tape transferring system Jul. 15, 2003
6547707 Strain control in an infeed of a printing machine Apr. 15, 2003
6527216 Electronic length control wire pay-off system and method Mar. 4, 2003
6502780 Apparatus providing a point of sale printer with a large paper supply roll having controlled acceleration and deceleration Jan. 7, 2003
6471152 Dancer roll mechanism and web feeding apparatus incorporating such dancer roll mechanism Oct. 29, 2002
6375111 Apparatus for high speed beaming of elastomeric yarns Apr. 23, 2002
6367731 Roll paper pulling load-buffering device for a printer Apr. 9, 2002
6352257 Web stabilizer Mar. 5, 2002
6302308 Apparatus for handling and texturizing yarn having enhanced false twister, electro-mechanical yarn detector, and yarn take-up distance extender and associated methods Oct. 16, 2001
6237383 Unwinding adjustment device for wire or materials containing several wires May. 29, 2001
6067778 Packaging container production equipment and packaging container production method May. 30, 2000
6024319 Tension control apparatus Feb. 15, 2000
6012669 Apparatus for controlling tension in a web of fabric and associated methods Jan. 11, 2000
5971313 Apparatus for equalizing tension in a traveling web Oct. 26, 1999
5964390 Arrangement and web tension control unit for web delivery Oct. 12, 1999
5947410 Tape tensioning device and a method for tape tensioning Sep. 7, 1999
5947402 Magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus for controlling the tension of a magnetic tape Sep. 7, 1999
5927631 Video cassette recorder equipped with a tape tension adjusting device Jul. 27, 1999
5888351 Felt stretcher in a paper-making machine Mar. 30, 1999
5868350 Tape tensioning device Feb. 9, 1999
5825374 Apparatus and method for advancing a web Oct. 20, 1998
5797532 Web edge control system Aug. 25, 1998
5791584 Tension control unit for filamentous material Aug. 11, 1998
5749535 Deceleration device May. 12, 1998
5725168 Magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus for controlling the tension of a magnetic tape Mar. 10, 1998
5650028 Container label and system for applying same Jul. 22, 1997
5642865 Arrangement for varying the tape tension in a magnetic-tape apparatus Jul. 1, 1997
5590442 Device for producing a nonwoven fabric made of fiber material Jan. 7, 1997
5587052 Apparatus and method for tensioning a fabric in a paper machine Dec. 24, 1996
5554262 Laser curtain edge tracking systems for papermaking machines Sep. 10, 1996
5419506 Cine-video film transport apparatus May. 30, 1995
5366131 Cable and wire pre-feed apparatus, using endless belt wire drive Nov. 22, 1994
5031847 Wire-supplying device for manufacturing wire harnesses invention Jul. 16, 1991

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