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Automatic Disk Stacking Devices

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051836D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Ciraulo, AR Gruber, LW Lawson, DB [+details]

Abstract

A device for automatically stacking and retrieving magnetic recording disks is disclosed in U.S. Patent 3,315,840. In that patent, the disks are shown driven at their inner diameter by three lead screws concurrently rotated by a drive system in the base of the device. Other drives can be substituted for the lead screws disclosed in the patent