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NORMAL FORCE SYSTEM FOR MAGNETIC CARD FEEDER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024509D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A concept is disclosed which provides a normal force directed on the forward portion of the magnetic cards in a card feeder near the card gate and directed in a direction to iron the magnetic cards flat to the gate floor. Also disclosed is a concept for removing the normal force and moving the tray or floor of the card feeder to allow the insertion of magnetic cards into position for subsequent feeding.