Patent Number: 6,167,688

Title: Individual-spindle-drive type multiple twister

Abstract: To provide an individual-spindle-drive type multiple twister that enables the position of a spindle that has stopped due to a malfunction to be promptly identified, thereby making it possible to drive and stop each spindle easily. An individual-spindle-drive type multiple twister M comprising a large number of twisting units installed in a line, each of which rotates a spindle so as to twist yarn Y1 released from a supply package P, and each of the spindles having a spindle drive source 8, wherein a switching means 23 corresponding to the spindle drive source 8 for each spindle is provided at the same or approximately the same height relative to a machine body in order to drive and stop the spindle drive source for each spindle.

Inventors: Umeoka; Toshinari (Uji, JP)

Assignee: Murata Kikai Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: D01H 7/02 (20060101); D01H 7/86 (20060101); D01H 1/00 (20060101); D01H 1/244 (20060101); D01H 013/18 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018