Woven multi-layer fabrics and methods of fabricating same

  • US 8,573,261 B2
  • Filed: 08/03/2012
  • Issued: 11/05/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/02/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A multi-layer ballistic woven fabric, comprising:

  • a. an upper woven layer having upper warp yarns and upper weft yarns that are interwoven together;

    b. a lower woven layer having lower warp yarns and lower weft yarns that are interwoven together; and

    c. a plurality of securing yarns, each securing yarn interwoven with at least some of the upper yarns and some of the lower yarns so as to secure the upper and lower woven layers together;

    d. wherein the multi-layer ballistic woven fabric is formed by interweaving the securing yarns with the warp yarns and weft yarns as the upper woven layer and lower woven layer are made;

    e. and wherein at least some of the upper yarns and lower yarns are offset from each other so as to overlap by between 10% and 95%.

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