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Automated Multiple Head Disk Testing Machine

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000067426D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Fletcher, AT Holmes, RW Maurer, WA Whitted, LK [+details]

Abstract

Magnetic disks are tested in a use-approximating environment. Principally, this consists of writing/reading/erasing all data tracks with the disk in a dummy cartridge [1] similar to its actual-use envelope.