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2nd April 2009

Yarn measuring device for flat bed knitting machines

Applicant:           PAI LUNG MACHINERY MILL CO LTD [TW]

Inventor(s):        LIN YU-SHENG [TW]; WANG JOE [TW]

Abstract of US 7509821  (B1)

A yarn measuring device for a flat bed knitting machine which has a chassis, a needle bed, a track and a carriage. The carriage has a cam controller and a mask plate. The yarn measuring device includes a counter, a detection unit and a programmable logic circuit controller. The programmable logic circuit controller, the counter, the detection unit, the carriage and the cam controller are electrically interconnected. Knitting stitches can be measured in a bidirectional fashion. Measuring accuracy improves, measured value can be read directly and easier, and the position of cams can be adjusted quickly. Total yarn requirement can be calculated accurately, fabric quality can be improved and production efficiency can be enhanced.

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Yarn measuring device for flat bed knitting machines

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