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US20120162816 AIRFLOW SHROUD THAT REDUCES VIBRATION OF A ROTATING DISK IN A HARD DISK DRIVE  
A hard disk drive including a base portion, a motor-hub assembly to which at least one disk is coupled, the motor-hub assembly coupled with the base portion and an airflow shroud coupled with the...
US20090154007 Altitude sensing systems for flying height adjustment  
An altitude sensor includes a support frame and a sensor unit mounted in the support frame. The support frame has an upper shield and a lower shield. The sensor unit includes a beam and a damper....
US20110128650 ISOLATING UNSTABLE AIR PRESSURE IN A HARD DISK DRIVE (HDD)  
A hard disk drive (HDD) includes a base plate where the base plate includes a disk housing, at least one disk located within a disk shroud in the base plate, a drive cover configured to cover the...
US20090067085 ACTUATOR SHROUD  
Devices are provided herein in a variety of examples that inhibit particle pickup and transport and mechanical vibrations and provide other advantages. In one illustrative example, an actuator...
US20060126216 Annular shroud for a rotating disc  
An enclosure is provided defining an annular shroud adapted for receivingly engaging a rotatable data storage media. A method is provided for managing fluid flow created by a moving data storage...
US20080068746 Rotating disk type storage device  
Embodiments of the present invention effectively control utilizing a spoiler, the windage vibration of a magnetic head caused by the airflow generated in accordance with rotation of a magnetic...
US20070002491 Hard disk drive with air circulation unit  
A hard disk drive with an air circulation unit. The hard disk drive includes a housing having a base and a cover, a spindle motor installed on the base, a disk mounted on the spindle motor to...
US20130088795 HELIUM FILLED SEALED HDD USING GAS FLOW DIVERSION FILTRATION TO IMPROVE PARTICLE CLEANUP  
Approaches for a hard-disk drive (HDD) comprised within a sealed enclosure that is filled with a substantially helium gas are provided. The HDD may include a shroud that surrounds a majority of a...
US20080100957 Media Separator Plate with Multiple Features  
A media separator plate is provided having a plate main body and a shroud. The plate main body has a continuous, non-interrupted inner circumference and a continuous, non-interrupted outer...
US20090195920 Main pole bridge structure  
A method of reducing flux leakage between a main pole and a wrap around shield (WAS) is provided. A gap underneath a main pole is etched. Magnetic material is deposited in the gap. A layer of...
US20090237836 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING HARD DISK SHROUDS WITH AERODYNAMIC FENCES FOR SUPPRESSING FLOW INDUCED DISK EXCITATION  
A system and method for stabilizing air flow in a shroud to disk region in a hard disk drive are disclosed. One embodiment provides a hard disk drive having a shroud with machined aerodynamic...
US20080094747 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR SLIT SHROUD WITH INTEGRATED BYPASS CHANNEL WALL FEATURE FOR DISK DRIVE APPLICATIONS  
A disk drive slit shroud mitigates a discontinuity in the bypass channel with an additional wall feature formed on the slit shroud. When installed, the wall feature fills the gap in the wall of...
US20090073607 Reduction in Particle Rebound Off of Component Surfaces  
An enclosure system includes an enclosure and at least one rotating storage medium positioned within the enclosure. The enclosure has a corresponding airflow contaminated with particles. An impact...
US20080316640 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING AND SEALING AIRFLOW AROUND DISK DRIVE BYPASS WALLS  
A seal is formed between bypass walls and a cover for a disk drive to improve control and regulation of airflow in the disk drive. The seal is formed with a gasket comprising a bead of...
US20100157469 DISK DRIVE USING AN AIRFLOW REDUCTION PLATE AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING THEREOF  
In order to effectively reduce disk flutter in a disk drive by using simple structures and efficient manufacturing techniques, a disk drive, in one embodiment, includes a base, a spindle motor...
US20090168234 DISK DRIVE APPARATUS  
According to one embodiment, a disk apparatus has a disk, a head, a carriage assembly, and a circulation filter provided at the corner of the base, located downstream of the head with respect to a...
US20090225470 SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISK DRIVE RECIRCULATION FILTER HAVING INLET AND OUTLET DISK RIM SHROUDING  
A hard disk drive has a recirculation filter that shrouds the rims of disks at the inlet and outlet of the filter. The shroud is aerodynamically shaped to reduce flow-induced disk vibration of the...
US20060126218 System and method for improving airflow in a data storage system  
An enclosure system for a mechanical device having an airflow which carries particles. The enclosure system includes a body configured to contain the airflow and a generally flat surface. The flat...
US20120293890 SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENHANCING AIR FLOW CIRCULATION IN DISK DRIVES  
A disk drive disk has a disk rim and a shroud faces the disk rim. At least one of the disk rim and the shroud interior surface have features formed thereon that cause both axial and...
US20130120874 AERODYNAMIC DEVICE FOR AEROSTATIC SEALING IN A HARD DISK DRIVE (HDD)  
An aerodynamic device for aerostatic sealing in a hard disk drive (HDD) comprising an exterior surface configured to modify airflow in the hard disk drive and proximate at least one magnetic disk,...
US20100134920 DISK DRIVE WITH AIR-FLOW CONTROL COMPONENT  
A disk drive. The disk drive includes a motor, a base to which the motor is affixed, an actuator supporting a head-slider, and an air-flow control component affixed inside the base. The motor is...
US20100246059 STORAGE DEVICE  
According to an embodiment, a storage device includes a housing configured to contain a magnetic disk storage medium, a drive section configured to rotate the storage medium to store information...
US20100027160 DISK DRIVE INCLUDING A SHROUD FOR REMOVING DEBRIS FROM A HEAD-SLIDER  
A disk drive. The disk drive includes a head-slider, an actuator, a ramp and a shroud. The head-slider is configured to fly above the disk. The actuator is configured to support the head-slider...

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