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Print Wheel Dispensing and Storage Canister

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000057703D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Ashcraft, G Gorman, R Kozol, E Paul, R Roberts, M [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a vehicle (canister) for storing, transporting, dispensing, moisture proofing and preventing damage to a part (print wheel). In the drawings, Fig. 1 is a side view of the canister disclosed herein without cover. Fig. 2 is a detail bottom view of the canister base. Fig. 3 is a section taken across A-A in Fig. 2 showing the canister with cover. Figs. 4 is a top view of the cover. Fig. 5 is a section across BB of Fig. 4. The canister consists of a base with posts which has a locating pin for print wheel orientation and a cover. The base has two tapered sides that are used for location purposes on a rotary storage buffer.