Pinch wheel

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Pinch wheel or pinch roller was the name used for the plastic or rubber wheels in an 8-track cartridge, used to guide and align the magnetic tape.[1] Rubber rollers were known to degrade over time, creating a maintenance issue.[2]


  1. ^ Lavine, Abigail; 8Trackheaven.Com (July 29, 2001). "THE 8-TRACK -- AND ITS HISTORY". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. pp. E1. Retrieved 2009-05-13.
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