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Wear Resistant Coating for Platens of Steel Belt Printers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055834D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Matthaei, HD [+details]

Abstract

To reduce or eliminate the wear on the platen and the type belt passing the latter, the platen is provided with a plasma-sprayed chromium oxide (Cr(2)O(3)) or titanium oxide (TiO(2)) layer. After deposition, the layer is brushed and subsequently sealed with polytetrafluoroethylene.