Patent Number: 6,293,210

Title: Needle reciprocation

Abstract: There is disclosed a material or fabric making or processing operation involving needle penetration of a fibre, fabric or material layer (12) in which the needle penetration action is controlled by control means (18) by which the needle penetration characteristics can be varied within the penetration action and as between penetration actions.

Inventors: Freeman; James Edward (Lancashire, GB), Palmer; Raymond (Warwickshire, GB)

Assignee: Jimtex Developments Limited

International Classification: D05B 69/10 (20060101); D05B 69/00 (20060101); D05C 15/32 (20060101); D05C 15/00 (20060101); D04H 18/00 (20060101); D05C 015/20 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018