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Momentum Transfer Damper Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059095D
Original Publication Date: 1988-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Mathews, RD [+details]

Abstract

This device provides for a method of reducing print hammer settle time by transferring a substantial amount of the kinetic energy from the rebounding print hammer to a second mass. This results in faster print hammer repetition rates.