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Number: 66/147
Name: Textiles: knitting > Fabric manipulation
Description: Means arranged to act on the knit fabric either to take it up or to assist the knitting elements to perform the knitting operation or to do special operations on the completed fabric and not provided for in subclasses.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
66/149R Take-ups 63
66/148 Transferring fabric 60

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7814770 Multi-functional laundry device and controlling method for the same Oct. 19, 2010
7530241 Method for knitting denim May. 12, 2009
6615617 Method for producing a tubular knitted article, particularly a hosiery article, closed at one end, without a seam, with a circular machine Sep. 9, 2003
6519980 Hosiery dewrinkling system and method for circular knitting machines Feb. 18, 2003
6271857 Method of and apparatus for reproducing texture Aug. 7, 2001
6250114 Roller for guiding knitwear produced on a knitting machine and device constructed therewith Jun. 26, 2001
6247337 Gripping breadth holders in a warp knitting machine Jun. 19, 2001
6176106 Dial or half-dial for single-cylinder circular hosiery knitting machines, particularly for producing tubular items closed at one longitudinal end Jan. 23, 2001
6158254 Double layer sock and method of making Dec. 12, 2000
6105399 Method and apparatus for manufacturing tubular knitted articles Aug. 22, 2000
6089049 Knitting machine Jul. 18, 2000
6082143 Circular knitting machine Jul. 4, 2000
5931024 Circular knitting machine for producing an article having a closed end Aug. 3, 1999
5606876 Device for handling knitted products manufactured on circular stocking knitting machines Mar. 4, 1997
5595070 Product fabricating attachment and methods of constructing Jan. 21, 1997
5417089 End closure apparatus for a tubular-knitted article May. 23, 1995
5323626 Apparatus for the thermal pre-fixing of stockings outputting from a circular machine Jun. 28, 1994
5280713 Yarn feed device for knitting machine having separator means for hosiery fabric Jan. 25, 1994
5231856 Twin-cylinder circular knitting machine for manufacturing socks and stockings with a knitted fabric tensioning device Aug. 3, 1993
5229181 Tubular knit cleanroom wiper Jul. 20, 1993
5205140 Sueding means in a textile fabric-producing machine Apr. 27, 1993
5186027 Circular knitting machine of the type with cylinder and dial with thread clamping and cutting device for manufacturing open fabric Feb. 16, 1993
5167134 Mechanical take down device Dec. 1, 1992
5157946 Apparatus for transferring knitted fabric from circular knitting machine Oct. 27, 1992
5127558 Method and device for turning out men's stockings outside the relevant operating machine Jul. 7, 1992
5060489 Tricot knitting machine improvement Oct. 29, 1991
5056340 Tricot knitting machine improvement Oct. 15, 1991
5025644 Sueding means in a textile fabric-producing machine Jun. 25, 1991
5007253 Portable lace clipping and shearing apparatus for synchronous operation with a lace-knitting machine Apr. 16, 1991
5005381 Hosiery finishing apparatus Apr. 9, 1991
5004132 Method and apparatus for producing socks Apr. 2, 1991
4947659 Fabric severing device for circular knitting machine Aug. 14, 1990
4945734 Fabric tensioning device in a double cylinder circular knitting machine Aug. 7, 1990
4845962 Fabric heating unit in crochet galloon looms Jul. 11, 1989
4842661 Method and apparatus for binding edges of woven, non woven and knitted articles Jun. 27, 1989
4703632 Lint removing apparatus for circular knitting machine Nov. 3, 1987
4631931 Machine for continuously fabricating by tridimensional knitting section elements of composite material Dec. 30, 1986
4628709 Apparatus and method for producing knitted hook-type fastener material Dec. 16, 1986
4580418 Oscillation damping and counterpoising circular knitting machine Apr. 8, 1986
4576019 Circular knitting machine having improved take-down apparatus Mar. 18, 1986
4551995 Regulating device for the warp and thermo-fixing yarns of ribbons with self-gripping loops, capable of being adapted to a knitting machine Nov. 12, 1985
4503690 Fabric take-down mechanism for flat knitting machines Mar. 12, 1985
4463486 Method of manufacturing a velvet-type fastener web Aug. 7, 1984
4462431 Method and apparatus for forming Z-shaped folds in a tubular film and for inserting the latter into a woven tubing Jul. 31, 1984
4459830 Yarn clipping device for circular knitting machines Jul. 17, 1984
4458507 Oscillation damping and counterpoising circular knitting machine Jul. 10, 1984
4454730 Interrupter apparatus for hosiery knitting machine Jun. 19, 1984
4305184 Control of skew, bow and yield in circularly knit pile fabric Dec. 15, 1981
4261187 Oscillation damping and counterpoising circular knitting machine Apr. 14, 1981
4250723 Apparatus for separating hosiery Feb. 17, 1981

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