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1. (WO2018222878) BRAIDED ARTICLES AND METHODS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/222878    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/035404
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jun 01 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: D04C 1/06
A43B 23/02
A43B 23/04
Applicants: NIKE INNOVATE C.V.
NIKE, INC.
Inventors: BRUCE, Robert M.
LEE, Eun Kyung
YOO, James Y.
ICHIKAWA, Chikao
Title: BRAIDED ARTICLES AND METHODS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE
Abstract:
Aspects herein are directed to braided articles and methods for their manufacture. The braided articles may include articles of footwear having braided uppers. The braided uppers may include a base yarn and a high performance yarn. The high performance yarn may form a braided structure within the braided upper. The braided structure may be continuously braided to provide continuous support to a wearer's foot when the article of footwear is worn as intended, by a wearer.