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Escapement

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050329D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Jennings, JH Shakib, ID [+details]

Abstract

This escapement mechanism is for a 10 or 12 (one pitch shown) pitch escapement and comprised of seven moving parts. This simplified escapement mechanism comprises escapement pawl 10 and latch pawl 12 held in rack 14 by springs 16 and 18. Pawl 10 is mounted to pawl carrier 20 by studs 22 and 24. Spring 16 is grounded to pivot 26, biasing pawl carrier 20 and escapement pawl 10 into the teeth of rack 14.