Patent Number: 6,332,480

Title: Paper machine clothing having loop-forming longitudinal threads, at itsends

Abstract: A paper machine fabric has a paper side and a machine side facing away fromthe paper side. The fabric comprises a plurality of cross directionthreads and machine direction threads. Each machine direction thread has afirst portion woven with the cross direction threads, a loop, and a secondportion adjacent the first portion and woven with the cross directionthreads, with the loop connecting the first and second portions. Eachfirst portion is adjacent to a first portion of an adjacent machinedirection thread. The first portions have a same first repeated weavingpattern, each one of which is in phase. Each second portion is adjacent toa second portion of an adjacent machine direction thread. The secondportions have a same second repeated weaving pattern, each one of which isin phase. The first repeated weaving pattern differs from the secondrepeated weaving pattern.

Inventors: Best; Walter (Duren, DE)


International Classification: D21F 1/00 (20060101); D21F 007/10 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014