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sprocket feed

See pin feed.



pin feed

A method for moving paper forms on a roll (continuous forms). Pins at both ends of a rotating platen or tractor engage the paper through pre-punched holes at both sides. See continuous forms.




Pin Feed Platen
This platen has pins on both ends that engage the continous forms. Pin feed platens and tractors are widely used on dot matrix printers. See tractor feed.






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