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Hard Coating For Magnetic Surfaces

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066568D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bruce, CA Phipps, PB Rice, DW Rigby, EB [+details]

Abstract

A thin hard protective coating of silica or silica-alumina can be deposited onto the magnetic surfaces using the deposition process described in the IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletin 16, 2369 (December 1973). The protective coating can be thin, pore-free and wear resistant. Further, the protective coating does not interfere with the magnetic characteristics of the covered material.