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Aug. 6, 1946. ‘- „ ' s. GAGAS SINKER 2,405,351 HEAD _ Filed Feb. 16, 1945 ' ¿ ` è' /4 » 2 Sheets-Sheet l _m'u/z » ff "ag K 52am??? @@5205 www Aug. 6,’ 1946. - `s. GAGAS _2,405,351 sINKER HEAD Filed Feb. 16, 1945 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 Patented Aug. 6, 1946 " E î ZAÜSßSi 4UNITED 1 STATES 'Y l, " PATENT ' OFFICE ' e .2,405,351’ " Y sINKER HEAD . l' '. / ' f ,_ >Stanley GagasPerkawsie, Pa. ` _ ¿Arrestation February 16, 1945, serial No. 573,18@ 3 Claims. l This invention relates to a sinker head, and more particularly to such a sinken head adapted to be utilized in conjunction with knitting ma chines adapted for the fashioning of full-fash ioned hosiery. <01. ers-_110) , ' ’ ` 2 . i - disposed sinker head brackets or end plates Iii, each of which is preferably machined from a single piece of metal or the like, between which extend two spacer rods II and I2, each adapted to be held in position as by means of nuts I3 and I4, respectively. Between the end plates I0 are' A primary object of this invention is the pro vision of an improved sinker head, characterized positioned a plurality of spacer plates or spacers by a plurality of removable spacers, in order that I5, each as best shown in Figure 6 provided with in the event of any damage to a portion of the apertures I6 and I'I through which rods I i and head, that portion may be replaced Without the 10 I2, respectively, are adapted to pass, and each necessity of replacing the whole unit. provided with a horizontally extending trans An additional object of the invention is the verse slot I8, adapted to permit the passage provision of such a sinker head which may be therethrough of a sinker I9 or divider 20 (see constructed of any desired material, the inter» Figure 4) . As best shown in Figure 6 the spacer mediate portion being constructed of any suit 15 plates I5 are provided with horizontal channels able metal, plastic, or if desired, any other suit or grooves I8 to permit entry of Athe reinforcing able substance. portion 2l of the sinker. When the device is A still further object of the invention is the in assembled relation, it will thus be seen that provision of a sinker head so designed and con the number of plates> l5 may be readily varied as structed that the gage of the machine with which 20 desired to provide a sinker head of any desired it is utilized can be changed by removal of cer length or gage, it will also be seen that various tain associated parts thereof and replacement of types of spacers having slots or grooves I8 of these parts with others of a desired gage. various sizes may be provided as desired for the A still further object is the provision of such a particular machine with which the device is used. sinker head which will be sturdy and durable in As best shown in Figure 4, the sinkers I9 are construction, reliable and eiîñcient in operation, alternately positioned between dividers 2li adapt and relatively simple and inexpensive to manu ed to be engaged by a catch bar 2l. The device facture, assemble, and utilize. is adapted to be utilized in the conventional Other objects will in part be obvious and in manner in a full fashioned hosiery knitting part be pointed out as the description of the in 30 machine. f ` vention proceeds and shown in the accompany Means for aligning the spacers accurately are ing drawings, wherein there is disclosed a pre also provided, such means taking the form of ferred embodiment of this inventive concept. suitable morticed grooves 23 aligned along the In the drawings: upper face of all the spacer plates I5, and eX Figure 1 is a front elevational view of ya sinker 35 tending into the end plates Ill, through which is passed a tenoned bar 24 of steel or the like, serv head constructed in accordance with the instant ` ing effectively to hold the parts in aligned related Figure 2 is a top plan view of the sinker head assembly. as disclosed in Figure 1. From the foregoing it will now be seen that the Figure 3 is an end elevational view of ythe de 40 sinker head of the instant invention comprises a vice shown in Figures 1 and 2. unitary structure which serves to supplant pre Figure 4 is an end elevational view showing viously constructed sinker heads comprised of portions of the sinker head in association with top and bottom plates, formed as an integral unit, certain additional mechanism. which required replacement should any portion Figure 5 is a sectional View taken substantially 45 thereof- become damaged. It will also be seen along the line 5_5 of Figure 4, certain parts that by means of the instant invention in the thereof being shown in elevation. event that any portion of the device becomes dam Figure 6 is a perspective view of one of the aged, such as illustratively one of the plates I5 spacer plates comprising a feature of the instant the same may be readily replaced with a mini invention. , 50 mum of difficulty and elîort. It will correspond Similar reference characters refer to similar ingly be seen that the gage of the machine may parts throughout the several views of the draw be readily varied by replacing the spacers I5 by , invention. ings. diiîerent gage spacers. Having reference now to the instant invention, It will also be seen that there is herein pro the device is comprised of a pair of oppositely 55 vided a device accomplishing all the objects of 2,405,351 3 the instant invention and many others including advantages of great practical utility and com mercial importance. As many embodiments may be made of this in ventive concept, and as many modiñcations may be made in the embodiment hereinbefcre shown and described, it is to be understood that all mat ter herein is to be interpreted merely as illus trative and not in a limiting sense.V end plates, rods extending between said end plates, and a plurality of divider and sinker sup porting spacers mounted on said rods positioned between said end plates, the extremities of said rods being threaded, nuts on said extremities to hold the plates in related assembly, and an align ing bar having locking shoulders adapted to in terlock with correspondingly shaped grooves in said spacers for aligning the same. l (l 3; In a sinker head, in combination, a pair of I claim: ~ end plates, rods extending between said end 1. In a sinker head, in combination, a pair cf plates, a plurality of divider and sinker support end plates, rods extending between said end ing spacers mounted on said rods positioned be plates, and a. plurality of divider and sinker sup tween said end plates, means forming morticed porting spacers mounted on said rods positioned ' between said end plates, each of said spacers be 15 grooves in the upper edges of said plates and spacers, and an alignment bar having cooperat ing horizontally grooved to provide a transverse ing morticed opposite sides positioned in said passage for said dividers and sinkers, and an> 'aligning bar morticed in the upper edges of said spacers. 2. In a sinker head, in combination, a pair of 20 grooves. STANLEY GAGAS.