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Ribbon Shield and Paper Guard Loading Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035005D
Original Publication Date: 1989-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Kozol, EJ Schneider, WA Wright, JR [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a mechanism which automatically loads from a magazine an assembled ribbon shield and paper guard onto a flexband assembly. (Image Omitted) Referring to the drawings, Fig. 1 is a top view, Fig. 2 a side view and Fig. 3 a front view in direction A of the mechanism disclosed herein which is a part of a fully automatic station. This station is equipped with a robot, rotary-dispensing magazine stacked with ribbon shield and paper guard parts and an ultrasonic welder. The mechanism includes equipment as follows: A. Main base of station B. Loading air cylinder operates carriage H (Image Omitted) C. Support plate for all equipment D. Lifter assembly E. Air cylinder for right-hand tab lifter assembly F.