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Flex Band Tray-Locating and Transfer Assembly

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035748D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Cole, WF Schneider, WA Wright, JR [+details]

Abstract

A technique is described whereby a locating and transfer assembly accepts and accurately locates irregular and flexible parts for automatic assembly operations. The assembly is particularly useful in the handling of flex band trays as used in the fabrication of ribbon cartridges. The assembly eliminates manual handling to provide fast, accurate and consistent positioning operations.