Patent Number: 6,332,734

Title: Method and apparatus for mounting a supply roll or recording media to a support shaft in an imaging system

Abstract: A method and apparatus for mounting a supply roll to a rotatable support shaft in an imaging system. The apparatus includes a first collet/collar assembly for accurately positioning the supply roll at a desired location on the support shaft, and a second collet/collar assembly for frictionally coupling the support shaft to an interior surface of a supply core of the supply roll using a deformable gland.

Inventors: Hebert; Thomas K. (Groveland, MA)

Assignee: Agfa Corporation

International Classification: B23B 31/20 (20060101); B65H 019/29 (); B23B 005/22 (); B25G 003/20 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018