Patent Number: 6,167,918

Title: Gripper system for gripper loom

Abstract: In a rapier for a gripper loom, the rapier is made of synthetic material and includes at least one layer of reinforcing fibers. The gripper is mounted at the front end of the rapier, and the layer of reinforcing fibers begins at a distance away from said front end.

Inventors: Moeneclaey; Denis (Oostnieuwkerke-Staden, BE)

Assignee: Picanol N.V.

International Classification: D03D 47/00 (20060101); D03D 47/27 (20060101); D03D 047/20 (); D03D 047/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018