Apparatus and methods for crimping textile threads

  • US 8,046,885 B1
  • Filed: 06/02/2008
  • Issued: 11/01/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/02/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A thread-crimping machine comprising:

  • a. a first drive roll (i) configured for rotation about an axis and (ii) having means for defining a thread entrance into the machine, the thread entrance-defining means comprising a circumferentially grooved drive face oriented perpendicular to the axis; and

    b. a second drive roll (i) paired with the first drive roll and (ii) having an ungrooved drive face.

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