Original Publication Date: 1991-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-05
Xerox Disclosure Journal
A reciprocating sling assembly which reduces excessive torque and unnecessary gear wear in fusing systems of electrophotographic printing and copy machines is disclosed. A cam or linkage attached to a pressure plate and actuated by way of solenoids in the fusing system of a Xerox 2510 Tx copier and related machines reduces torque spikes and reduces gear wear friction deterioration.