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COMPENSATION OF RIBBON TENSIONING DEVICE BY SPIKE PLATE MOTION

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024115D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A ribbon tensioning device for a printer is disclosed, which achieves a constant ribbon tension independent of factors such as the changes in radius of the amount of ribbon on the supply spool, changes in the brake coefficient of friction, etc.