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Card Handling Cartridge

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000092272D
Original Publication Date: 1968-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-05
Document File: 2 page(s) / 49K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Wilkey, F: AUTHOR

Abstract

Cartridge 10 has card support platform or finger 11, drawing B, extending at a right angle from the base of channel member 2. Cards 13, drawing A, are contained within channel 12 between rubber foot pad 14, fixed to finger 11, and rubber pad 16 attached to compressor disk 17 suspended from shaft 20 by bow spring 18. Shaft 20 is journaled in frame 22 and extends from it through slot 24 in member 12 into handle 26. Thus, shaft 20 can be rotated by turning handle 26.

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Card Handling Cartridge

Cartridge 10 has card support platform or finger 11, drawing B, extending at a right angle from the base of channel member 2. Cards 13, drawing A, are contained within channel 12 between rubber foot pad 14, fixed to finger 11, and rubber pad 16 attached to compressor disk 17 suspended from shaft 20 by bow spring 18. Shaft 20 is journaled in frame 22 and extends from it through slot 24 in member 12 into handle 26. Thus, shaft 20 can be rotated by turning handle
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Disk 17 is movable at a right angle to shaft 20 and frame 22 to apply pressure to cards 13. Cam 28, fixed to shaft 20 to rotate with it as handle 26 is turned, acts upon button 19 which projects from disk 17. Cam 28 is so configured and attached to shaft 20 that a 90 degree rotation of handle 26 in either clockwise or counterclockwise direction causes cam 28 to act upon 19 so as to extend spring 18 by reducing the amount of bow and thus move disk 17 to apply pressure to cards 13.

Handle 26 is provided with protuberances 27. The latter engage pressure plate 30 journaled on shaft 20 to force plate 30 into contact with friction pad 31. Thus handle 26 is held in a locked position when it is turned to force 16 into contact with cards 13.

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