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Title:
MULTI-LAYERED BRAIDED ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MAKING
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2020116409
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:
To provide braiding machines and articles of footwear made using the braiding machines.SOLUTION: An article 100 includes a two layered braided upper assembly 102 with an outer braided structure 120 and an inner braided structure 140. The outer braided structure 120 includes regions having different braid patterns. For example, some of forefoot portion 104 and heel portion 108 are comprised of a non-jacquard braid pattern; some of midfoot portion 106 is comprised of a jacquard braid pattern. With this arrangements, the upper assembly 102 may have physical properties that vary with different portions of the outer braided structure 120. The inner braided structure 140 is comprised of a non-jacquard braid pattern and consists of a uniform and continuous braid pattern. The two layered upper assembly can be manufactured using a braid machine with multiple rings of spools.SELECTED DRAWING: Figure 1

Inventors:
ROBERT M BRUCE
LEE EUN KYUNG
Application Number:
JP2020067206A
Publication Date:
August 06, 2020
Filing Date:
April 03, 2020
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Assignee:
NIKE INT LTD
International Classes:
A43B23/02; D04C1/06
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Kenji Sugimura
Mitsutsugu Sugimura
Hiromitsu Ishii