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Standard Test Method for Determining the Drive Torque for Film and Fabric Ribbon Cartridges
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1.1 This test method describes a procedure for determining the drive torque of typewriter and printer cartridges using a handheld torque gage. This test method is applicable to cartridges that contain film or fabric inked ribbons.
1.2 A related standard, Test Method F 1050, covers the procedure for determining tension and torque using a test fixture platform with a torque measurement motor.
Significance and Use
This test method can be used to evaluate the drive torque for cartridges from one or more lots intended for a common typewriter or printer. This test method may be used to indicate possible cartridge function problems in the end use equipment or as a means of manufacturing control or research.
copy materials; film ribbons; inked ribbons; torque
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1994 R03 EDITION
Nov. 1, 2003