Coil carrier

  • US 4,702,433 A
  • Filed: 05/09/1986
  • Issued: 10/27/1987
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/10/1985
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A stackable coil carrier which can be matingly stacked with like coil carriers, said coil carrier including an essentially cage-like shell means having first and second ends and a generally cylindrical peripheral surface for receiving a wrapping of yarn or the like, a first end ring attached to the first end of said cage-like shell means and including a generally cylindrical covering section having an inner surface, a second end ring attached to the second end of said cage-like shell means and including an outer surface and an axially projecting collar, said axially projecting collar further including a circular thread reserve groove extending inwardly from the outer surface of said axially projecting collar and said axially projecting collar having an outer surface having a smaller diameter than the diameter of said inner surface of said cylindrical covering section so that said thread reserve always remains accessible when the collar is positioned within the confines of a cylindrical cover section of another of said coil carriers.

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