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Number: 400/194
Name: Typewriting machines > Including interposed inking device (e.g., ribbon) for record-medium > Endless ribbon or cartridge therefor
Description: Subject matter wherein the transfer-medium* is a ribbon* in the form of a closed-loop band having an elongated dimension.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
400/196 Including storage (e.g., in cartridge, etc.) of ribbon 86
400/195 Mobius strip 40

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8289570 Method and apparatus for ascertaining and adjusting friction between media pages in a document feeder Oct. 16, 2012
7651287 Printer device having ink ribbon cartridge with protection plate for thermal head Jan. 26, 2010
6736558 Disposable ribbon cartridge for shorthand machines May. 18, 2004
6511238 Cassette with consumable tape, in particular for transport ticket processing device Jan. 28, 2003
6422771 Disposable ribbon cartridge for shorthand machine Jul. 23, 2002
6406202 Tape cartridge-holding mechanism and tape printing apparatus including the same Jun. 18, 2002
5758979 Printer cartridge ribbon inking system Jun. 2, 1998
5601374 Endless ink ribbon cartridge with protected ribbon splice, and a protection arrangement therefor Feb. 11, 1997
5567064 Ribbon cartridge Oct. 22, 1996
5435657 Label printer and tape and ink ribbon cartridge for use therein Jul. 25, 1995
5348403 Ink ribbon cassette Sep. 20, 1994
5254193 Ribbon assembly fixture with integral instructions and method Oct. 19, 1993
5226740 Ink ribbon cassette Jul. 13, 1993
5211491 Thermal transfer cartridge integral lock May. 18, 1993
5201592 Reinking color ribbon cassette and ink ribbon selection mechanism Apr. 13, 1993
5141342 Mounting mechanism for ribbon cassette Aug. 25, 1992
5051010 Printer and cartridge assembly therefor Sep. 24, 1991
5030022 Ribbon cartridge with integral re-inker Jul. 9, 1991
5005997 Re-inking device and method Apr. 9, 1991
4988224 Universal ribbon cartridge for high-speed printers Jan. 29, 1991
4986679 Mechanism for detecting presence of ribbon stopper in a ribbon cassette used in a printer Jan. 22, 1991
4982202 Thermal printing cartridge Jan. 1, 1991
4963043 Printer Oct. 16, 1990
4806032 Conical vent containing capillary bore Feb. 21, 1989
4754290 Printing apparatus equipped with a loading mechanism for an inksheet cassette Jun. 28, 1988
4740798 Transfer-type thermal printing device Apr. 26, 1988
4705415 Matrix printer and inker for indefinite length articles Nov. 10, 1987
4469456 Disposable ribbon carrier for a stenograph reporting machine Sep. 4, 1984
4243330 Dot printer adjustable endless loop ribbon cartridge transport apparatus Jan. 6, 1981
4141662 Recording ribbon mechanism for instrument recorders Feb. 27, 1979
4093061 Disc ink ribbon Jun. 6, 1978
4042092 Duplicating method Aug. 16, 1977
4018955 Process for producing a ring-shaped one-color or multi-color ribbon and a ribbon produced in accordance with this process Apr. 19, 1977
3990564 Ribbon drive mechanism Nov. 9, 1976
3941228 Electromagnetically operated printer Mar. 2, 1976

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