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Title: Tape transport mechanism

Abstract

A device is provided for transporting, in a stepwise manner, tape between a feed reel and takeup reel. An indexer moves across the normal path of the tape displacing it while the tape on the takeup reel side of the indexer is braked. After displacement, the takeup reel takes up the displaced tape while the tape on the feed reel side of the indexer is braked, providing stepwise tape transport in precise intervals determined by the amount of displacement caused by the indexer.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. (Knoxville, Naperville, IL)
  2. (Knoxville, Downers Grove, IL)
  3. (Knoxville, Oak Lawn, IL)
  4. (Knoxville, Lemont, IL)
  5. (Knoxville, TN)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
863308
Patent Number(s):
4144454
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) ANL
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
tape; transport; mechanism; device; provided; transporting; stepwise; manner; feed; reel; takeup; indexer; moves; normal; path; displacing; braked; displacement; takes; displaced; providing; precise; intervals; determined; amount; caused; transport mechanism; takeup reel; normal path; stepwise manner; precise intervals; /250/242/

Citation Formats

Groh, Edward F., McDowell, William, Modjeski, Norbert S., Keefe, Donald J., and Groer, Peter. Tape transport mechanism. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Groh, Edward F., McDowell, William, Modjeski, Norbert S., Keefe, Donald J., & Groer, Peter. Tape transport mechanism. United States.
Groh, Edward F., McDowell, William, Modjeski, Norbert S., Keefe, Donald J., and Groer, Peter. Mon . "Tape transport mechanism". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863308.
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title = {Tape transport mechanism},
author = {Groh, Edward F. and McDowell, William and Modjeski, Norbert S. and Keefe, Donald J. and Groer, Peter},
abstractNote = {A device is provided for transporting, in a stepwise manner, tape between a feed reel and takeup reel. An indexer moves across the normal path of the tape displacing it while the tape on the takeup reel side of the indexer is braked. After displacement, the takeup reel takes up the displaced tape while the tape on the feed reel side of the indexer is braked, providing stepwise tape transport in precise intervals determined by the amount of displacement caused by the indexer.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {1}
}

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