Wear Resistant Coating for Platens of Steel Belt Printers
Original Publication Date: 1980-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13
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.