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Pawl Carrier Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054944D
Original Publication Date: 1980-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Whitehead, VE [+details]

Abstract

This pawl carrier mechanism converts linear motion to rotary motion in discrete increments at a rapid rate with minimal components. It may be used for example, in the transducer-positioning mechanism described in the preceding article.