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MahRamp [Ramp with trap] Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014181D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

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A problem is disclosed in development phase for new microdrive which includes 1 head that the actuator escaped to disk. The main factor of this problem is the much power to retract actuator. However, the power was needed to retract actuator in microdrive which includes 2 head. This is the mechanism for this problem. To solve this problem, the shape of ramp slope is changed as following figure. Figure MahRamp has addtitional dent at flat zone. The parameters of this dent are determined by the shape of merge lip of HGA.