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Flexible Platen Structure for a Dot Band Printer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000046383D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Helinski, EF Lee, HC Zable, JL [+details]

Abstract

A platen for a dot band printer is designed to have a flexibility characteristic which compensates for variations in the impact force resulting from torsional flexure in a wide-blade spring hammer.