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Reversible Motor/Generator Reel to Reel Drive

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068977D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Thorne, WD Thorpe, AC [+details]

Abstract

A reel-to-reel drive for inked ribbons in printers, magnetic tape or similar web materials is illustrated. It provides a reversible, positive drive in either direction and facilitates easy detection of jams, end of the web or similar problem or reversal situations.