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Limited Overrun Index Dog Clutch for Typewriters

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054851D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Finan, TP [+details]

Abstract

In multiple indexing in typewriters, index failures often occur because of the failure of the drive pawl for the ratchet from settling between index cycles. The mechanism illustrated in the drawing is designed to inhibit such failure.