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9020206 Method for determining the cleaning effectiveness of toilet paper  
A method for determining the effective cleaning of bath tissue. The method can include providing at least one pair of worn underwear; optionally, cutting the pair of worn underwear and laying it...
8978485 Apparatus and method for inspecting rubbing-cloth  
An apparatus and method for inspecting a rubbing-cloth is provided. The apparatus for inspecting a rubbing-cloth includes: a base-platform provided with a pressure-sensing device on a surface...
8749776 Apparatus and method for inspecting cloth piece  
Provided is an apparatus and a method for inspecting a cloth piece, by which dirt and a tear can be reliably distinguished. The apparatus for inspecting a cloth piece includes: a first inspection...
8736833 Device and method for sensing a change of yarn feed bobbin  
A device for sensing the change of feed bobbin for a yarn fed to a textile machine and originating from a first bobbin or a second bobbin connected together in head-tail manner includes at least...
8428686 Extended optical range system for monitoring motion of a member  
A system and method for monitoring a physiological parameter includes a garment that includes a fabric that exhibits both a light transmission property and a light reflection property. The amount...
8145291 Extended optical range reflective system for monitoring motion of a member  
A garment and system includes a monitoring fabric that exhibits a light reflection property and substantially no light transmission property when the fabric is illuminated with light having...
8120769 Method and system for fiber properties measurement  
A fiber measurement system for precision measurement of individual fiber properties, including length and fiber length distribution is provided. The fiber measurement system includes a fiber...
8018587 Extended optical range system for monitoring motion of a member  
A garment and system includes a monitoring fabric comprising a first plurality of reflective yarns knitted or woven with a second plurality of stretchable yarns. The fabric exhibits both a light...
7986410 Method for detecting a fibrous web tear in a drying section of a machine for producing the fibrous web and apparatus for performing said method  
This invention relates to a method for detecting a tear in a fibrous web in a drying section of a machine for producing the fibrous web, whereby the fibrous web is passed through the drying...
7973935 Reflection characteristic measuring apparatus for sheet specimen and method of calibrating reflection characteristic measuring apparatus for sheet specimen  
A reflection characteristic measuring apparatus capable of scanning a specimen surface of a sheet specimen at a high speed is provided. The reflection characteristic measuring apparatus includes a...
7834995 Device and method for carrying out optical readings on textile materials submitted to dyeing  
Device for carrying out optical readings on textile materials submitted to dyeing comprising optical reading means associated with corresponding optical processing means, characterised in that it...
7746463 Apparatus for inspecting defect of rubbing cloth and rubbing apparatus with the same  
Disclosed are an apparatus for inspecting defect of a rubbing cloth and a rubbing apparatus with the same. The apparatus for inspecting defect of the rubbing cloth includes a housing surrounding...
7725152 Extended optical range system for monitoring motion of a member  
A garment and system includes a monitoring fabric comprising a first plurality of reflective yarns knitted or woven with a second plurality of stretchable yarns. The fabric exhibits both a light...
7715897 Extended optical range reflective system for monitoring motion of a member  
A garment and system includes a monitoring fabric that exhibits a light reflection property and substantially no light transmission property when the fabric is illuminated with light having...
7684033 Apparatus at a spinning preparatory plant for detecting foreign objects in fibre material  
In an apparatus at a spinning preparatory plant for detecting foreign objects, for example, pieces of cloth, tapes, string, pieces of sheeting and the like, in fibre material, the fibre material...
7675615 Image-based fiber length measurements from tapered beards  
An image-based method and corresponding apparatus for measuring, in scientifically basic terms, the complete fiber length distribution from a tapered beard. The method may be referred to as length...
7667843 Method of evaluating sensitivity grade of interior material used in vehicles  
A method of evaluating the sensitivity grade of an interior material used in vehicles comprises: evaluating sensitivity properties of an interior material before providing noise factors;...
7659730 Measuring apparatus and method for recognizing foreign bodies in a product, particularly tobacco, cotton or another fibrous product  
The invention concerns a measuring apparatus for the detection of foreign bodies in a product, in particular in tobacco, cotton or some other fibrous product, having a measuring device, a device...
7601978 Fabric wrinkle evaluation  
Fabric wrinkles are automatically evaluated using a reliable, accurate, affordable, and efficient system. Two algorithms are used, the facet model algorithm and the plane-cutting algorithm, to...
7380451 Sheet information output apparatus, sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus  
A sheet information output apparatus comprising an application member for applying external force to a sheet, a receiving member in opposition to the application member for receiving the external...
7375806 Method for inspecting the quality criteria of flat textile structures embodied in a multi-layer form according to a contour  
The invention relates to a method for inspecting quality criteria of flat textile structures embodied in a multi-layer form according to a contour, in particular woven, stitched, knitted, sewn or...
7230696 Calibration of instruments for measuring the permeability of a material  
A system that calibrates instruments for measuring the light or air permeability of a material, and includes a calibration target which can be used for calibration of either light-based or...
7224447 System and method for measuring the permeability of a material  
A system for measuring the permeability of a material includes a light source for illuminating the material, and a stray light sensor for detecting stray light traveling through the material from...
7164145 Measuring fiber orientation by detecting dispersion of polarized light  
An image-based technique that measures the orientation of fibers in a moving web of nonwoven material. At least four light spots on one side of the web are illuminated essentially simultaneously...
7031527 Automatic digitization of garment patterns  
The present invention relates to a system and method for digitizing shapes especially for garment styles by using image scanning techniques.
7006669 Machine vision method and apparatus for thresholding images of non-uniform materials  
Machine vision inspection methods and systems according to the invention take an average (or other statistical measure) of pixel values within neighborhoods or groups of pixels within an image....
6967721 Method and device for non-invasively optically determining bulk density and uniformity of web configured material during in-line processing  
Method and device for non-invasively optically determining bulk density and uniformity of web material during in-line processing, by measuring and analyzing light scattered by volume segments of...
6924892 Apparatus and a method of inspecting pieces of cloth  
A method and an apparatus for automatic inspection of flatly positioned pieces of cloth with a view to detecting impurities or other irregularities in pieces of cloth. The pieces of cloth are...
6920235 Method and instrument for determining the distortion angles in textile fabrics or similar, whether fixed or in movement  
A method for determining the angles of oblique and arched distortion in a textile fabric, with the use of at least one optical detector with axes of symmetry orienated with respect to the fabric,...
6920249 Method and measuring instrument for determining the position of an edge of a pattern element on a substrate  
A method and a measuring instrument for determining the position of an edge to be measured on a pattern on a substrate are described. A complete, nonlinear model intensity profile, which...
6888635 Detection method and apparatus  
A method and apparatus for detecting fiducial marking on a material are disclosed. The fiducial marking is characterized by the ability to absorb light in a first wavelength range and to fluoresce...
6842532 Three dimensional measurement, evaluation and grading system for fabric/textile structure/garment appearance  
A method of three dimensional measurement, evaluation, and grading system for fabric/textile structure/garment appearance, based an values P and Q, is carried out using a fixed digital camera...
6809756 System for monitoring a process  
The invention relates to a method for monitoring a process. The image information received from cameras monitoring various positions of the process is stored in digital form and various cameras...
6784447 Vision system with reflective device for industrial parts  
A machine vision inspection system for industrial parts such as plastic molded caps or the like can reliably detect defects at very high inspection rates on the order of 1600 per minute of a...
6760102 Method and apparatus for continuous detection and localization of yarn defects in a yarn sheet traveling in a plane  
To detect yarn defects such as protruding filaments, broken filaments, ringers, fuzzballs, stripbacks and the like, a yarn sheet 9 traveling in a plane is scanned by light beams from at least two...
6753965 Defect detection system for quality assurance using automated visual inspection  
A defect detection method and system for the automated visual inspection of web materials is provided. The invention utilize real Gabor function (RGF) filters with a non-linear function for...
6744498 Method and device for the optical detection of foreign fibers and other impurities in a longitudinally traveling yarn  
Yarn impurities are detectable by a method and device wherein a first diameterdependent signal is obtained in a first measurement of a linearly traveling yarn, the intensity of the light for a...
6628379 Method and apparatus for inspection of rubber product  
A rubber product inspection method for inspecting internal flaws and/or surface defects of a vulcanized transparent or translucent rubber product includes: irradiating illumination light onto the...
6621915 Method and system inspecting on-line cotton web homogeneity by digital image processing  
The present invention disclosed a method and system inspecting cotton web homogeneity by a digital image processing technique, in particular, for an on-line cotton web homogeneity test. It uses...
6590663 Reflectometer  
A reflectometer, comprising an illuminator in a 45°/0° configuration with a light source formed by a lamp and an illuminator optic. Light emitted by the lamp is passed after reflection via a...
6566644 Optical fiber sorter system and method  
An optical fiber sorter system (10) includes a measurement system (14) operable to determine a measurement characteristic of an optical fiber. The system (10) also includes a guide system (12)...
6521906 Method and apparatus for measuring the distortion angle of a strip of textile, wherein a sensor array scans at progressively altered angles  
Method of measuring a distortion angle between the longitudinal extent of the weft threads or rows of stitches in a textile strip (T) that is being continuously transported in a transporting...
6384421 Vision system for industrial parts  
A machine vision inspection system for industrial parts such as plastic molded caps or the like can reliably detect defects at very high inspection rates on the order of 1600 per minute of a...
6369896 Method for visually inspecting textile garments, and a system for implementing said method  
The present invention concerns a method for visually inspecting tubular garments such as socks, sleeves, stockings, panties or the like. The article is loaded onto or unloaded from a support or...
6243166 Process and device for recognition of foreign bodies in fibre of predominantly textile fibres  
The invention relates to a method and a device for detecting impurities (F) in a fiber stream (1) of mainly textile fibers, wherein the fiber stream and at least one reference quantity (15) are...
6201602 Detection of foreign fibres and foreign materials based on an absorption measurement of light and corresponding detection method  
The present invention relates to a detector (1) of foreign fibres and to a corresponding detection method, which can be used for detecting foreign fibres and foreign materials in a measurement...
6064478 Method of and apparatus for automatic detection of three-dimensional defects in moving surfaces by means of color vision systems  
In a method of and an apparatus for detecting three-dimensional defects in he automatic inspection of moving surfaces by means of a color vision system the surface of a moving test specimen which...
6052182 Fiber quality monitor  
A fiber quality monitoring apparatus is constructed with a sample window for viewing a fiber sample. As the fiber sample passes the sample window, a bulb is strobed to produce a light pulse that...
5926267 Process and device for detecting extraneous substances and extraneous fibers in a fibrous composite  
The invention relates to a process and a device for detecting extraneous substances and extraneous fibers in a fibrous composite. In order to detect extraneous substances and extraneous fibers, on...
5917591 Method of recognizing and evaluating foreign substances in a pneumatically conveyed fiber stream  
A method of processing fiber includes the following steps: removing fiber tufts from a series of fiber bales by a tuft removing device of a bale opener traveling along the bale series;...

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