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SELF-TENSIONING DEVICE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027004D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

The self-tensioning device 1 disclosed is contemplated for use as an effective and simple to operate self-tensioner for a drive belt 7. Shown in Figures 1 and 2, the self-tensioning device 1 comprises a belt tensioning mechanism in which tension is applied by a compression spring 3 which acts through a tensioning arm 4.