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Number: 400/616
Name: Typewriting machines > Sheet or web (e.g., record-medium feeding mechanism) > For feeding web record-medium > By pin-feed means (e.g., reciprocating pin, etc.)
Description: Subject matter wherein the means for moving a web of record-medium* includes at least one short, slender element that is configured to enter into a hole in the web and is moved in a direction parallel to the line-space* direction to thereby move the web.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
400/616.1 Including laterally adjustable bands (e.g., tractor feed, etc.) 121
400/616.2 Pin feed on endless band 81
400/616.3 Pin wheel (e.g., on platen cylinder) 66

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8270034 Printing apparatus for printing a two-dimensional code together with characters on a medium having a designated size Sep. 18, 2012
7201522 Printer cartridge Apr. 10, 2007
7066670 Printing method and apparatus Jun. 27, 2006
6910819 Printer cartridge Jun. 28, 2005
6602007 Pin tape for scrap removal Aug. 5, 2003
6183406 Printer tractor paper feeder and ironer Feb. 6, 2001
6168332 Transfer printing station with adjustable-width paper conveyor means Jan. 2, 2001
5868507 Plotter having sprockets for driving sheets relative to a tool carriage and a fixed sheet support extending between the sprockets Feb. 9, 1999
5816722 Printer and tractor device therefor Oct. 6, 1998
5810494 Apparatus for working on sheets of sheet material and sheet material for use therewith Sep. 22, 1998
5791794 Transfer printing station for parallel processing of two recording medium webs Aug. 11, 1998
5746525 Printer and tractor device therefor May. 5, 1998
5718526 Printing method and printer using game Feb. 17, 1998
5573337 Printer with device for noise leakage reduction Nov. 12, 1996
5544966 Printer with multifunctional paper handling capability Aug. 13, 1996
5516221 Quick-attaching edge trimmer for pin-feed paper systems May. 14, 1996
5244293 Method for positioning web-shaped recording substrates in printing devices Sep. 14, 1993
5199806 Apparatus for feeding individual sheets of paper as well as continuous fan fold paper utilizing a platen Apr. 6, 1993
5158380 Apparatus for the transport of paper in printers Oct. 27, 1992
5129748 Compact printer having sheet and tractor media selections Jul. 14, 1992
5127568 Lid for sheet feed tractor Jul. 7, 1992
5123762 Split tractor clamp for an impact printer Jun. 23, 1992
5122004 Printing system with a function of printing on labels Jun. 16, 1992
5100251 Paper tractor mechanism Mar. 31, 1992
5087142 Sheet feeder for printers including means to control and detect the sheet Feb. 11, 1992
5069564 Printing system Dec. 3, 1991
5069565 Computer printer for printing labels and tags having vertically orientated tractor feed Dec. 3, 1991
5064305 Pin platen mechanism Nov. 12, 1991
5059049 Device for adjustment of a printer Oct. 22, 1991
5048987 Paper guide for tractor feed printers Sep. 17, 1991
5034758 Dust shield for a printer Jul. 23, 1991
5030024 Sheet feeding device in a printer Jul. 9, 1991
5017943 Thermal transfer type color printer May. 21, 1991
4934849 Apparatus for feeding recording paper forwardly and backwardly Jun. 19, 1990
4896980 Paper advancing system for high speed printers Jan. 30, 1990
4859098 Paper feeder for a printer Aug. 22, 1989
4834277 Paper feeding in printers May. 30, 1989
4828417 Printer housing May. 9, 1989
4828157 Pin tractor assembly May. 9, 1989
4799812 Computer page place marker Jan. 24, 1989
4752145 Variable length paper guide for paper tractors in printer facilities Jun. 21, 1988
4707157 Matrix printer with electrostatic discharge Nov. 17, 1987
4697941 Platen and paper drive in an inked-platen wire-dot impact printer Oct. 6, 1987
4688957 Feeder for office machines for individual sheet or continuous forms Aug. 25, 1987
4682904 Paper feed mechanism for printer Jul. 28, 1987
4606663 Switchable paper transport device for single sheets and continuous paper in printers Aug. 19, 1986
4545695 Horizontal printing type printer Oct. 8, 1985
4454975 Sheet-feed tractor providing pin or friction feed Jun. 19, 1984
4423975 Form trimming apparatus and method for line printer Jan. 3, 1984
4141660 Printer for data-processing machine having single operator station Feb. 27, 1979

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