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SELF-CLEANING DEVICE TO PREVENT INK BUILD-UP ON TYPEWRITER CARD GUIDE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022922D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Referring to Figure 1, ink-collecting wires 2 are located on either side of the print position of a typewriter with the print position being located approximately at the center of aperture 5 of card guide 1, The wires 2 are positioned to be in contact with the typewriter ribbon 4 as it moves past the print position. Ink build-up 3 occurs on the ink--