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PRINT HAMMER FOR PROLONGING IMPACT DWELL TIME

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023508D
Original Publication Date: 1977-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-31

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A print hammer 10 is provided for a daisy wheel impact printer. An impact face 12 is provided at the front of the hammer and a slug 14 and spring 16 are located within a recess 18 in the hammer 10. The spring 16 normally urges the slug 14 against the rear wall 20 of the rece-ss 18. The spring and slug are so designed that the slug stays against the rear wall 20 until the face 12 contacts a print wheel spoke and platen. At