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Contamination Control System For A Disk Cartridge

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000067175D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Bosier, MH [+details]

Abstract

Fig. 1 shows a disk cartridge in which a single magnetic disk 1, having a central support hub 2, is contained within an enclosure comprising cover 3 and door 4, pivotable about point x. When off line, as in Fig. 1, disk 1 is restrained from rotation by a sprung base section 5 of the enclosure which urges flange 6 of hub 2 downwardly through a ring seal. Hub 2 includes a central pillar 8 having a tapering bore, for receiving a disk drive spindle therein, and a capping plate 9 which seals against an annular flange 10 extending inwardly from a well portion 11 of cover 3.