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Straight Release Wire for Ribbon Cartridge

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049192D
Original Publication Date: 1982-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Abell, WA Craft, JA Morris, ML Van Arsdall, ML [+details]

Abstract

This invention is embodied in a cartridge from which the typewriter ribbon 1 or the equivalent exits from a supply spool 3 by riding over a depending leg 5 of a wire 7. Ribbon 1 exits the cartridge through an exit opening formed in rhe side wall of the cartridge at the area of the wire leg 5. Ribbon 1 re-enters the cartridge in the opening of the cartridge walls opposite the exit location.