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Electrothermal Printing Ribbon

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000042749D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-04

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Shattuck, MD Weiche, WJ [+details]

Abstract

An improved ribbon for use in electrothermal printing is described. The ribbon comprises a resistive layer in which the physical strength of the ribbon is increased by the addition of a polyester resin PE200 and the use of a plasticizer dibutyl phthalate.