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Snap Close Tractor Lid Disclosure Number: IPCOM000065767D
Original Publication Date: 1985-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

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White, G [+details]


A technique is described whereby the hinged lid, used in printer tractor feed devices to hold paper in position, is made to provide a snap action mounting and to provide the required tension against the paper. The concept eliminates the need for springs and provides ease of assembly.