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Platen Surface

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054188D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bayer, RG Gregory, FA Wilson, JT [+details]

Abstract

A vacuum platen over which paper is drawn can be given a nearly constant coefficient of friction by coating the paper-engaging surface with a ceramic material.