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Spiked Ribbon Driver Assembly

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045491D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Davis, JE Green, JW Jervis, FD Shadwick, DT [+details]

Abstract

Conventional spiked driver manufacture for ribbon cartridges is expensive, necessitating the placement of the spiked driver externally of the cartridge or adding to the cost of the ribbon supply if the spiked driver is located internally of a throw-away cartridge. Described below is a spiked driver which is inexpensive to manufacture.