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RIBBON CARTRIDGE WITH FEED ROLL DEFLECTOR ASSEMBLY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022972D
Original Publication Date: 1976-May-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A ribbon cartridge 10 of the ~'stuffed~ fabric ribbon type has a pair of feed rollers 12 and 14 with roller 12 being capstan driven in the usual manner and roller 14 being biased by a leaf spring 16 against the roller 12 and acting as a follower. The rollers are positioned so that the nip therebetween directs incoming ribbon generally diagonally across the cartridge interior to increase the ribbon