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Color Wheel with Inked Platens

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050248D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Humphreys, FR [+details]

Abstract

The printer shown in the figure utilizes a solid platen bar that has been saturated or impregnated with ink. The platen may be constructed of a porous metal or plastic or other material that serves as both a firm platen against which the wires may be actuated and also as an ink reservoir.