Patent Number: 6,637,356

Title: Needle module for a tufting machine

Abstract: A needle module contains a plurality of needles having a shank and an eye at a first end and a mounting portion at the second end mounted in a module body. A rod is mounted on and spaced apart from the module body transversely to the needles. Yarn stands pass over the rod and are directed through the eyes of the needles.

Inventors: Beverly; Ian (Blackburn, GB)

Assignee: Spencer Wright Industries, Inc.

International Classification: D05C 15/20 (20060101); D05C 15/00 (20060101); D05C 003/02 (); D05C 015/10 (); D05B 085/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/28/2020