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Dripless Vertical Spin Dryer for Disks

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055688D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Stokes, KH [+details]

Abstract

In a disk-cleaning system using a vertical spin dryer, the disk spins off small droplets of fluid (usually water) that collect on the surface above the disk, agglomerate, and then drip down on to the dry disk surface, leaving a residual stain which is difficult to remove.