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Publication numberUS3611961 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateOct 12, 1971
Filing dateJun 9, 1970
Priority dateJun 9, 1970
Also published asDE2128407A1, DE2247234A1, DE2247235A1, US3794153, US3797423
Publication numberUS 3611961 A, US 3611961A, US-A-3611961, US3611961 A, US3611961A
InventorsBeazley Aubrey Glenn, Lopez Enrique, Spidle Robert D
Original AssigneeFarah Mfg Co Inc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Automatic welting patch and liner assembler and sewing device therefor
US 3611961 A
Abstract
A device for turning over sequentially alternate garment components being transferred on a conveyor is disclosed which senses the presence of a garment component on the conveyor, raises and captures the leading edge of the garment component thereby permitting conveyor rollers covered with an elastomeric material to sweep the following edge of the garment component under its captured leading edge, and releases the captured leading edge of the garment component after an appropriate delay period.
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[72] Inventors Enrique Lopez;

Robert D. Spidle; Aubrey Glenn Beazley, all of El Paso, Tex. [21] Appl. No. 44,710 [22] Filed June 9, 1970 [45] Patented Oct. 12, 1971 [73] Assignee Farah Manufacturing Company, Inc.

El Paso, Tex.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification112/470.5, 112/470.36, 101/287, 112/237, 112/303, 112/65
International ClassificationD05B33/00, A41H43/00, D06H1/00, D05B25/00, D05B23/00, A41H43/02, D06H1/02, D05B65/00
Cooperative ClassificationD06H1/02, D05D2207/02, D05B25/00, D05D2207/06, D05B23/00, D05B65/00, D05D2207/04, D05D2209/04, A41H43/0264, D05D2305/12, D05D2303/20, D05B33/00
European ClassificationA41H43/02H4, D05B33/00, D05B25/00, D05B23/00, D06H1/02
Legal Events
DateCodeEventDescription
Aug 8, 1990ASAssignment
Owner name: CONGRESS FINANCIAL CORPORATION (SOUTHWEST), TEXAS
Free format text: SECURITY INTEREST;ASSIGNOR:FARAH INCORPORATED;REEL/FRAME:005401/0609
Effective date: 19900801
Aug 8, 1990AS06Security interest
Owner name: CONGRESS FINANCIAL CORPORATION (SOUTHWEST), 1201 M
Effective date: 19900801
Owner name: FARAH INCORPORATED