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Cooling System for Disk File Head Actuator

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050555D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Hearn, AR Mayes, RA [+details]

Abstract

The pressure differential created between inner and outer radial regions of a disk file during operation is used to cool a head-positioning rotary actuator. A channel provided in the file base casting is partly covered by a plate to provide a path for air, which has passed through the actuator, to return to the low pressure region adjacent the hub.