Global patent index - EP 0855284 B1

EP 0855284 B1 2001-03-14 - Thermal printer with sheet feeding means

Title (en)

Thermal printer with sheet feeding means

Title (de)

Thermodrücker mit blattzuführmitteln

Title (fr)

Imprimante thermique avec moyens d'alimentation en feuilles

Publication

EP 0855284 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 97203596 A

Priority

  • EP 97203596 A
  • EP 96203359 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0855284A1] A thermal printer (10) with a thermal head (16) for image-wise heating a heat-sensitive sheet according to an elongate printing zone, which comprises sheet feeding means having a sheet advancing mode for feeding a sheet with its leading end through the gap between the print drum (15) and the thermal head (16) of this printer beyond the position it should take at the start of printing, and a sheet-returning mode in which the sheet can move backwardly, and a stop (44, 52) against which the backwardly moving sheet abuts with its trailing edge for its longitudinal alignment, thereby to obtain with its leading end the correct printing start position in the gap. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B41J 13/10; B65H 9/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 13/10 (2006.01); B65H 9/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B41J 13/10 (2013.01); B65H 9/106 (2013.01)

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BE DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 0855284 A1 19980729; EP 0855284 B1 20010314

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