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Cone Print Element

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000076592D
Original Publication Date: 1972-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-24
Document File: 2 page(s) / 26K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Laybourn, RJ: AUTHOR

Abstract

A print element includes a cone-shaped polyurethane rubber wheel 10 mounted on or molded to rotatable metallic hub 20. Print characters 16 protrude out from convex surface 12. A print hammer, not shown, is adapted to strike concave surface 14 behind the selected character 16, thereby forcing the selected character into the paper to be printed. Hub 20 is constantly rotating for/on on-the-fly printing.

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Cone Print Element

A print element includes a cone-shaped polyurethane rubber wheel 10 mounted on or molded to rotatable metallic hub 20. Print characters 16 protrude out from convex surface 12. A print hammer, not shown, is adapted to strike concave surface 14 behind the selected character 16, thereby forcing the selected character into the paper to be printed. Hub 20 is constantly rotating for/on on-the-fly printing.

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