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Test System for Locating Head To Disk Contact

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069818D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Erpelding, AD [+details]

Abstract

Piezoelectric transducers (accelerometers) can be mounted on magnetic heads during a test procedure to evaluate the surface of a magnetic disk. The accelerometer is sensed and indicates any head and disk contact.