Patents by Inventor William P. Kiger, Jr.

William P. Kiger, Jr. has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4538534
    Abstract: A hosiery toe closing machine is provided with automatic hosiery donning means for drawing successive hosiery blanks onto successive hosiery carriers as they move into position at a hosiery receiving station of the hosiery toe closing machine. A hot wire slitter is also provided at the hosiery receiving station for longitudinally slitting the leading end of the hosiery blank as it is automatically drawn onto the hosiery carrier. The hosiery donning and slitting devices permit the economical processing of hosiery blanks in preparation for forming pantyhose therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 1984
    Date of Patent: September 3, 1985
    Assignee: Kayser-Roth Hosiery, Inc.
    Inventors: Estill G. Frazier, William P. Kiger, Jr.