Bobbin-holder for knitting-machines
US 270208 A
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W. DENTON. BOBBIN HOLDER FOR KNITTING MACHINES- Patented Jan; 9, L883.
WITNESEEE I INN/ENTER n, on which to pivot the bobbin seated on said UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
WHITLEY BENTON, on LITTLE FALLS, NEW YoRK.
BOBBlN-HO LDER FOR KNITTING-MACHINES.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 270,208, dated January 9, 1883.
Application filed September 7, 1882. (N0 model.)
To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, WHITLEY DENTON, of Little Falls, in the county of Herkimer, in the State of New York, have invented new and useful Improvements in Bobbin-Holders for Knitting-ltlachines, of which the following, taken in connection with the accompanying drawings,is at'ull, clear, and exact description. Thisinvention consists in a novel construc tion of a stand or holder designed to carry the bobbins onknittingmachines, the object of the invention being to render the said holder adjustable, so as to admit of changing the axis of the bobbin mounted on said holder from a vertical to an inclined position, and thereby carry the yarn or thread from the bobbin either in adirect or deflected direction tothe usual thread-guide, which is attached to the table of the machine above the bobbin, the aforesaid variations in the directions of the yarn or thread varying the tension on the latter.
The invention is fully illustrated in the annexed drawings, wherein Figure 1 is an ele-' vation of my invention.
Fig. 2 isa vertical transverse section of the same; and Fig. 3 is a view, on a reduced scale, illustrating the application ofniy invention toakuittiilg-machine.
Similar letters of'reference indicate corresponding parts.
B denotes the base of the bobbin stand or holder, adapted to be secured to the usual bracket, 1), attached to the foot of the table on which the knitting-machine is mounted. (See Fig. 3 of the drawings) Said base is provided on its top with a socket, d, in which is stepped the upper section, A, of the holder, consisting of a horizontal disk,f, having in the center of its top an upward-projecting pin or gudgeon,
disk. From the center of the under side of the diskf projects a shank, which terminates with a ball, 0, by which said uppersection, A, rests in the socket d. The open end cot said socket is ofa diameter to allow the ball 0 to be inserted through it. The aforesaid ballandsocket joint affords a universal movement to the upper section, A, and thus allows thebobbiu (J, mounted on thedisltf, to be tilted and thrown from a vertical into an inclined posttion. The yarn or thread,passing from the bobbin through the usual thread-guide, g, attached to the edge of the table T, on which the knitting-machine is mounted, becomes deflected in its direction to the thread-guide g by the aforesaid tilting of the bobbin, as illustrated in Fig. 3 of the drawings. This deflection increases the tension of the thread or yarn as may be desired. By means ofa set-screw, s,
inserted through the side of the socket d and I and lower section connected bya universal joint, and a clamping device for securing the upper section in its desired position, as and for the purpose set forth.
'lhe within-described bobbin-holder, consisting of the upper section, A, composed of the diskf, provided with the gudgeon 'n and ball 0, and thebase B, provided with the socket d and set-screw s, as described and shown.
A 3. In combination with the upper section, A, provided with the ball 0, the base B, formed with the socket d, having the opening 6 of a size to receive through it the balt c, and the set-screw s, inserted through theside of the socket and bearing on the ball 0, above the center thereoflsubstantially in the mannerand for the purpose shown and set forth.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto signed my name anti aflixed my seal,iu the presence ot two attesting witnesses, at Little Falls, in the county of Herkimer, in the State of New York, this 26thday of August, 1882.
\VHITLEY DENTON. [L. s.]
WATTS T. Looms, SYLvANIs HOLMES