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Contoured Linear Pressure Pad for Fixed Spherical Head Recording an Flexible Disks

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049416D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Knappe, LF Wilke, MA [+details]

Abstract

Each of the Figs. 1 through 4 illustrates a diskette 6 within a jacket 7 which is retained by a collet 8 that cooperates with a spindle 9. Fig. 1 shows a linear pressure pad 10 with a head 11 positioned at the inner track radius, while Fig. 2 shows a linear pressure pad 10 with a head 11 positioned at the outer track radius. Figs. 3 and 4 show a contoured pressure pad 13 with the head 11 positioned respectively at the inner track radius and the outer track radius.