Letters Patent Volume 5

Letters Patent Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...is withdrawn from the workers, and rendered inoperative, and the travelling selvage needle takes its place, it is necessary that the loop upon the needle withdrawn should be transferred to the next needle nearer the centre of the needle carriage, as otherwise the stitch would be dropped. This transferrence is effected at the proper moment by combining with the travelling needle a transferring prong V, figures 9 & 10, which is made to enter into the loop, to be transferred from the hinder side thereof, to hold it while the needle is withdrawn to carry the loop laterally to the next needle, to present it to this next needle when it moves forwards, and finally to withdraw from the loop, leaving it upon the needle. One of these transferring prongs is provided for each selvage needle carriage; and in order that it may have these various movements, each transferring prong V is secured to an arm or stock, which projects from a sleeve U, that is traversed by a rock shaft 8. Each rock shaft s s extends from the centre of the needle carriage outwards, and projects through its end plates, so that its projecting end may be in a convenient position to be operated upon. The rock shaft is slotted from end to end, and a feather is secured in the prong sleeve U to traverse in the slot, so that the stock and transJ. K. and E. E. Kilbourn' s Improvement in Knitting Machines. ferring prong V may be rocked backwards or forwards by rocking the rock shaft, whatever position the transferring prong may occupy between the end plates of the needle carriage. The sleeve of the transferring prong is located between the cheeks of a pair of fingers t3, figures 9 & 10, which project downwards from the slide block C1, that carries the selvage needle carriage, so...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988094
  • 9781236988096