US 702281 A
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UNITED PAT NT OFFICE.
CHARLES N. BROWN, OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO JAMES S. WILSON, OF CHELSEA, MASSACHUSETTS.
SHUTTLE FOR LOOMS.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 702,281, dated June 10, 1902.
Original application filed June I0, 190liSe1'ial No- 63,892. Divided and this application filed December 6,1901. Serial No. 84,937. (No model.)
To all whom it 71mg concern: set of Warp-threads and over the next, and
Be it known that I, CHARLES N. BROWN, of so on.
Boston, in the county of Suifolk and State of Referring to Fig. 2, the shedding action of Massachusetts,haveinvented certain new and the nose is supplemented by means of the 5 useful Improvements in Shuttles for Looms, wings 6 '7 of the plate 3, pivotedat 4, to the 55 of which the following is a specification. framework in the rear of the plate 3. The This invention relates to a shedding-shutplate 3 is formed with a nose 5, arranged in tie; andit consists in the novelfeatures of cona recess 8 at the rear of the plate 3. The
struction and relative arrangement of parts wings 6 and 7 tend to throw the nose 5 down,
10 hereinafter fully described in the specificawhile the wings 7 and 6 tend to throw the 60 tion, clearly illustrated in the drawings, and nose 5 up. If for any reason a particular particularly pointed out in the claim. warp-thread, as 24, should miss the wing 7, a
Reference is to be had to the accompanying preceding warp-thread 25, that has passed unsheet of drawings, forming a part of this apder the nose of the shuttle, would engage the IS plication, wherein like characters indicate wing 6, and thus in either event the nose of 65 like parts wherever they occur. the shuttle would be thrown up at the proper Figure 1 in side elevation showsa sheddingtime. A like mode of operation would exist shuttle constructed in accordance with my inif the warp-thread should miss the wing 6. vention. The central portion of the shuttle The plate 3 and its wings constitute a supis broken away in order to have space to show plemcntal device to insure the accuracy of 70 the front end of the shuttle on a scale large the operation of the nose 5. In the form enough to illustrate its mode of operation. shown 2 represents a roller adapted to be en- Fig. 2 is a view similar to Fig. 1, showing one gaged by a moving part for driving the shutmodification, tle. 2 represents a finger for engaging the The framework 1 of the shuttle is like that shuttle-thread in the machine in my applica- 75 shown, but not claimed, in my application tion above referred to in order to insure the Serial No. 63,892, of which this application is return of that thread to its proper slot. These a division. The particular shape, however, parts, however, require no special description of the framework may be varied as desired. in this application and are merely referred to 0 In the form shown 2 represents a roller carfor purposes of completeness. 8o ried by the rear. end of the framework. 3 Having thus explained the nature of my inrepresents a general V-shaped plate pivoted .vention and described a way of constructing at 4: to the free end of the shuttle-frame 1. and using the same, though without attempt- The nose or point 5 of this plate is, arranged ing to set forth all the forms in which it may to pass under or overa given Warp-thread, as be made or all the modes of. its use, what I 8 5 20, according as the wing 6 or 7 of said plate claim, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is engaged by a warp-thread 2lor 22, that has 'is--. passed said nose 5. Although this particular A self-shedding shuttle comprising a frame, form of shuttle is especially desirable for use a nose pivoted upon said shuttle, and means 40 in circular looms, I do not Wish to be underarranged to be engaged by warp-threads to 90 stood as limiting myself to such use, as the change the plane of said nose, whereby the form of the shuttle may be varied to accomnose on said shuttle is automatically caused modate it to the particular loom in which it or made to occupyapredetermined plane with is desired to use it. respect to a predeterminedwarp-thread.
As the shuttle is forced through the warp In testimony whereof I have affixed my sig- 5 in any desired way the warp-threads engagnature in presence of two witnesses.
ing the wings 6 and 7 alternately cause the CHARLES N. BROWN. nose 5, and consequently the shuttle-frame 1, Witnesses: on which the cop or bobbin (not shown) is E. BATCHELDER,
5o mounted, to pass under one warp-thread or A. D. HARRISON-