(under subclass 87) Spreader comprising a rotatable cylinder extending substantially continuously thwart the entire width of the running length of cloth and constructed to compel successive running half-width increments oppositely outwardly from the common center.
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97, for roller spreader structure consisting of a pair of roller members for the opposite edges.
99+, for spreader roll structure extending across the entire width of the running cloth web; see, for example subclass 100 or 102+ for spreader roll structure made of a plurality of contiguous members extending clear across the width of the running web; which members may include one which is central and merely passively rolling with the cloth and outside ones acting to spread opposite outside half increments.
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492, Roll or Roller, for a roll, per se, not elsewhere