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Detection Mechanism of Foreign Body

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036390D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Sakaba, S Takenoshita, H [+details]

Abstract

In an impact printer, a mechanism is provided for effectively detecting a foreign body on a print pass of a printer. A sensor is attached to the print head to detect stray particles during print head movement.