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Printer Band Tensioning and Tracking Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035382D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Gregory, FA Gregory, JM Eldred, BP Engle, DE [+details]

Abstract

An inexpensive non-adjustable drive arrangement for a print band is achieved by using drive and idler pulleys of similar surface contours on fixed centers with a tensioning and tracking shoe that urges the band toward pulley aligning flanges.