Reply to post: Re: One place I worked had a seriously fast line printer

Office junior had one job: Tearing perforated bits off tractor-feed dot matrix printer paper

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Re: One place I worked had a seriously fast line printer

Yep, we had something similar that used laser printing and a huge drum to get the speed up, much the same as high speed film cameras have the film follow a band-like shutter to overcome the engineering impossibility of a conventional shutter driven to stupidly fast speed.

It too could hurl paper around wantonly. Rumor had it that the prototype would tear the sheets apart because of the vacuum that could form between the folded pages in the box, so a perforated box was developed.

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