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RIBBON CARTRIDGE WITH TAKEUP ASSISTING RIB

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022824D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-26

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Referring to Figure 1, a ribbon cartridge 10 includes a supply reel 18 having a central hub 20 about which is wound a supply of ribbon 21 bearing a desired marking material, such as ink or the like, Hub 20 has a central tubular portion 22 including a cylindrical opening 24 therethrough for receiving a fixed shaft 26 in relatively movable relation so that hub 20 is freely rotatable about shaft 26, Shaft 26 extends upwardly from, and the lower end of tubular portion 22 is adapted to contact, a plat-~ form 28 which projects upwardly from the interior surface