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Tape Cleaner

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052781D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hu, PY Kuo, JK Teale, JL [+details]

Abstract

Instead of multiple passes over a single cleaner blade, a multiple cleaning position device can be used. A plurality of knife-edge or perforated cleaner blades can be used. One or more of the cleaning positions can use air jets to remove particles from the tape media.