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Ju閥 Q, 1%6. I ?N, M. CAMPBELL 'r??ETHOD OF MAKING COMPOSITE BANDS Filed Dec. 20, 1944 2A�7�? I Patented July 9, 1946? 2,403,786 . UNITED .srArEs - PATENT OFFICE MET-HOD OFVMAKIN G COMPOSITE BANDS . Neil ?Campbell, Buffalo, N. Y., assignor to AmericanAllSafe-Gompany, Inc., Buffalo, N. 15., acorporationofNew York ' ApplicationiDecember 20, v19,44, Serial N 0. 569,077 eclaims. (011F243) 1 2 V 'f?iisiinvention. relates-to certainnew andiuse- ? . plurality of tapes tied or joined together bythe :ful improvements in the art-of. making semi閒elas , attaching strips at their; opposite "ends; tempo tor?iik-e composite-bands, that is, bands. made] rarily joining each elastic tape unit in endwise iin part .of fabric or non-elastic tape or the like and in part 01? elastic tape, suchibands :being used, , or tape alined and in circular relation with the opposing ends of a companion fabric tape unit iorpexample, as head ?bands for sweat pads, through the medium of the opposing transverse goggles, etc. attaching strips which are imposed one over the -_ ' . ;It has for its main object to provide a metho other; and ?nally permanently securing the of making composite bands .of this character which is simple, expeditious and economical in, alined fabric and elastic units into a composite ' operation, and whereby a plurality of such bands . maybe made vin aminimum period of time. Another object. of the invention is to provide a assemblyby stitching or the like along the super imposed attaching strips and then severing the alined tape-sections of both units along the in tersecting or bridging points of the attaching 'novel method of accurately alining ?and tem strips to produce individual composite bands com porarily securing'th-e fabric. and elastic tapes into 15 posed of alined lengths of ,fabric and elastic'ta-pes. "independent uni-tassembliesahd then per-ma Referring- now to the drawing showing more nently joining such unit tapes intocircular form or less diagrammatically one form of apparatus and i?na?ll-ycutting the :?same' into individual com which'may be employed forcarrying out my'in vention, It! indicates a plurality of reels or spools Dther features of theinvention reside in the 20 of fabric tape, shown'in Figure 1, and ,l i indicates novel? steps of the method hereinafter set forth a plurality of reels or, spools of elastic tape, shown posite Ibands. ' , and particularly pointed out in the appended in Figure 2, each group of reels being disposed in overhead relation to a companion working table or platform l2 and the corresponding tapes We Figures '1' and ?2}are1 diagrammatic perspective and He thereof being guided thereto by guide ' ?views showing a iorm of apparatus used for carry rollers 13 or .the like. Applied crosswise of the "ing out my method of making composite bands, top side of .each table in suitably spaced relation showing the manner of assembling in ?groups or lengthwise thereof are grooved guide bars it units, respectively, the separate elastic and ?non which guide the tapes in spaced, parallel, ?at ' elastic tapes which. constitute the ?composite ?band. ' 30 wise relation over the table. While passing over Figures 3 and 4 are perspective views ?of one of the table, transverse strips l5 of adhesive tape or the non-elastic and elastic tape units. ?Figure 5 the like, such as ?Scotch? tape, are} applied at is. a plan view showing a pair of the companion spaced points lengthwise of the tapes of each , tape units partially assembled in alined relation. ? group to maintain the several tapes in their guide ?Figure 6 a- side-elevation'thereof in completely 35 determined parallel relation after leaving the "assembled circular fashion in readiness to becut > table. The strips are applied at predetermined into individual ?nished lb'and-s. Figure 7 is a equal distances apart. In the case of the fabric perspective view of one of the?, ?nished band-s. tapes 50a, for instance; they are applied ,at, say, Similar characters ?of reference indicate cor eighteen inches apart, while in. the case of the claims. ~ ' ?In the accompanyingdrawing: responding parts throughout the several views. ?I In ?carrying out my novel method of making a 'fabr-ic-elastic or like composite tape for use ?as 40 elastic tapes Ila, the retaining strips are applied at, say, four inches apart. From its companion table, each group of strip-joined tapes is passed head ?bands ?and the like, I employ a plurality of between feed rollers l5 and thence directed to a vreels or spools of?fabrictape and a like number take-up reel H, or if desired, asuitable receiver. of reels or spools of elastic tape?; guiding the .re 45 In practice, the respective groups of tapes are fed speetive groups of tapes in parallel side 'by side intermittently over their companion tables and ?atwise fashion over a working table or platform; when at rest, one retaining strip I5 is applied, for applying adhesive or- like attaching strips _ trans example, along one side ,of the left-hand guide 14, verselyv of the tapes ?of each group at predeter viewing Figure v1 orEigure .2, in parallel relation mined spaced points lengthwise thereof to main 50 thereto, while another retaining strip .is applied tain the several tapes in measured parallel rela to the tapes at the left hand end of the table, the tion; cutting each measured group of tapes trans end of the latter serving as a gage for this purpose. versely and centrally of each attaching strip to If desired, however, during each intermittent separate the same into individual units of pre movement of the tapes, a retaining strip may be determined length and each unit composed of a 56 applied at a point alongside the aforesaid guide 2,403,786 3 M with the end of the table serving as the length gage. HIaving gaged or measured the two groups of tapes I0a and I In to the respective lengths de V 4 3. The method of making composite bands from tape lengths of different materials, which consists in guiding a group of reels of tape of each material in spaced parallel, ?atwise relation !5 while being wound upon over a table and then directing the several tapes of each material, respectively, onto a common and companion take-up reel, joining the tapes of dicating attaching strip !5, each resulting unit trally of the transverse strips to? separate the sired and at the same time having retained the tapes of each group in parallel relation by the transverse strips each group transversely at predetermined spaced their companion take-up reels IS, the groups are points by adhesive strips to maintain them in then separated into units by unwindingr the same parallel and to provide a companion unitary as 10 from their take-up reels, presenting them to a sembly composed of measured tape-sections, cut suitable knife or cutter, and cutting the same ting each unitary assembly transversely and cen transversely and centrally of each measure-in being composed of a plurality of tapes temporarily joined at their ends by the severed sections of same into individual units with each unit joined - at its ends by the respective severed portions of the transverse strips, bringing the individual group-units of one material into registering end wise alinement with companion individual group joining endwise relation with companion elastic units of the other material and fastening such tape units, as shown in Figure 5, after which units together at their opposing, strip-connected the opposite free ends of those two units are 20 ends in annular fashion, and then severing those ' brought together and joined in circular fashion, fastened group-units across the tape-bridging the cross strips, as shown in Figures 3 and 4. The fabric tape units are then assembled in ad as seen in Figure 6. In each joining operation, the adhesive strips [5 are brought into super posed relation and serve to temporarily hold the several fabric and elastic tapes in alinementf Thereafter, each temporarily joined composite tape unit is permanently joined at the same points by zig-zag lock stitching or the like. vThe operation is completed by cutting the alined tape ' portions of said strips to provide individual com posite bands composed of tape lengths of the different materials. 4.v The 'method ofimakin'g composite bands from tape lengths of different materials, which consists in assembling a plurality oi.? tapes of one material and of equal lengths in adjoining par allel relation and connecting them as a unit at sections of both units across the bridging por 30 their opposite ends, assembling a plurality of tions of the strips !5 to provide the individual tapes of another material in like manner, and composite bands, one of which is depicted in then joining the ends of assembled tapes of ?one Figure '7. - unit in longitudinal alinement with the ?opposing While manifestly simple, this method of mak ends of the assembled tapes of the companion ing composite bands of the character described, 35 unit, and severing the alined tape-sections into is very expeditious and economical and it en individual composite bands. ables large numbers of the bands to be made in '5. The method of making composite bands -minimum period of time and with a minimum from tape lengths of different materials, which of man power and without the use of expensive consists in assembling a plurality of tapes of one equipment. material and of equal lengths in adjoining par I claim as my invention: allel relation, joining the free ends of said tapes '1. The method of making composite bands by transverse strips to maintain them in parallel from tape lengths of different materials, which alinement as an assembled unit, assembling a consists in guiding a group of tapes of each 45 like plurality of tapes of another material in like material in parallel relation, applying attaching manner into another unit, joining the strip-con strips transversely of the groups of tapes at pre nected ends of the tapes of one unit in coexten determined spaced points lengthwise thereof to sive alinement with the opposing strip-connected maintain the tapes in parallel alinement, and ends of the tapes of the other unit, and then cutting the tapes transversely and substantially severing the coextensive tape-sections length ? centrally of each attaching strip to separate the wise along said transverse alining strips to- pro same into group-units. vide individual composite bands. 2. The method of making semi-elastic bands, 6. The method of making composite bands ?which consists in guiding a plurality of elastic from tape lengths of different materials, which tapes ?atwise in parallel relation, joining said consists in assembling a plurality of tapes of one tapes transversely at predetermined spaced material and of equal lengths in adjoining par points lengthwise thereof to provide a unitary allel relation, joining the free ends of said tapes assembly composed of measured groups of elastic by transverse adhesive strips to maintain them tape-sections, guiding a plurality of non-elastic in parallel alinement as an assembled unit, as tapes ?atwise in parallel relation, joining said 60 sembling a like plurality of tapes of another ma last-named tapes transversely at predetermined terial in like manner into another unit, joining spaced points lengthwise thereof to provide a the ends of the tapes of one unit in temporary second unitary assembly composed of measured coextensive alinement with the opposing ends of groups of non-elastic tape-sections, and cutting the tapes of the other unit through the medium of the companion adhesive strips, permanently each unitary assembly transversely and substan tially in the respective medial planes "of the joining such ends of the tape-units in the plane joined spaced points thereof into separate indi ,of said strips, and then severing the coextensive tape-sections lengthwise along the transverse vidual groups, each group being composed of a alining strips to provide individual composite plurality of tapes of predetermined length joined transversely at their ends to maintain them in parallel relation. m bands. - - g NEIL M. CAMPBELL.