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US20140098440 CO-LOCATED GIMBAL-BASED DUAL STAGE ACTUATION DISK DRIVE SUSPENSIONS WITH DAMPERS  
Various embodiments concern a gimbaled flexure having a dual stage actuation structure comprising flexure which comprises a gimbal. The gimbal comprises at least one spring arm and a tongue...
US20140168813 MASS BALANCED FLEXURE GIMBAL FOR HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY SWAY MODE CONTROL  
Approaches to a mass balanced flexure gimbal assembly for controlling the sway mode of the loadbeam portion of the suspension of a head gimbal assembly (HGA) of a hard-disk drive (HDD). The sway...
US20140022671 DISK DRIVE SUSPENSION  
A gimbal portion of a flexure is provided with first supporting portions to which first end portions of microactuator elements are secured and second supporting portions to which second end...
US20080239572 SUSPENSION WITH BI-LAYER FLEXURE BASE  
A flexure with improved temperature sensitivity is disclosed. An embodiment of the present invention includes a bi-layered flexure that raises or lowers a read/write element a distance that is...
US20150179196 HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY  
A head gimbal assembly includes a suspension board with circuit, a pair of piezoelectric elements mounted on the suspension board with circuit to be expandable/contractible, and a slider on which...
US20130271875 Magnetic Head Suspension  
Assuming that a length in the suspension longitudinal direction between a distal edge of a supporting part and a dimple is represented by ā€œLā€, plural load beam part welding points at which spot...
US20080273269 DISK DRIVE HEAD SUSPENSION FLEXURES HAVING ALTERNATING WIDTH STACKED LEADS  
An integrated lead flexure for a disk drive head suspension of the type having a plurality of stacked leads disposed on separate layers, the plurality of stacked leads extending between terminal...
US20120106005 Magnetic Head Suspension  
A load beam part, which includes a plate-like main body portion facing a disk surface and paired flange portions bended from both side edges of the main body portion in a suspension width...
US20090002889 O-Ring free cooling pallet for hard disk drive slider carriers  
An o-ring free cooling pallet for holding a carrier is disclosed. The pallet comprises a first clamp fixed to a planar surface of the pallet for coupling with a first edge of the carrier. The...
US20080266714 Suspension and fabricating method thereof, head gimbal assembly and disk drive device  
A suspension for supporting a head slider has a flexure, several trace patterns positioned on the flexure, front flexure-bonding pads disposed on the flexure at a position corresponding to a...
US20090323220 HEAD ARM ASSEMBLY, INFORMATION STORAGE DEVICE AND SUSPENSION  
A head arm assembly includes: a slider which has a head executing recording and/or reproducing operations of information onto and/or from an information recording medium, and which approaches or...
US20090059431 SUSPENSION, HEAD GIMBALS ASSEMBLY, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING HEAD GIMBALS ASSEMBLY, STORAGE APPARATUS, AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING HEAD GIMBALS ASSEMBLY  
This head gimbals assembly has a head slider, a flexure, and a load beam. The head slider has a head element and slider-side connection terminals. The flexure has a free end, a fixed end, a slider...
US20080247088 Micro-actuator having at least one segmented flexible side arm, and method of making the same  
Certain example embodiments described herein relate to a micro-actuator for use with an HGA and/or disk drive device. A substantially U-shaped frame may include a cavity capable of receiving a...
US20090073611 Suspension for mounting slider, head gimbal assembly and disk drive unit with the same  
A suspension for a HGA includes a flexure having a suspension tongue with electrical pads adapted for mounting a slider thereon. The suspension tongue has some portions etched with left portions...
US20090268345 HEAD SUSPENSION AND DISK DEVICE  
A disk device has a head reading/writing data from and to a disk medium, a head slider supporting the head, a head suspension having a gimbal mounting the head slider, gimbal supports supporting...
US20070002494 Suspension for hard disk drive which enables easy dynamic electric testing  
In a dynamic electric test, a head slider is to be fixed positively to a suspension and to be removable easily from the suspension in accordance with the result of the test. In one embodiment of...
US20110222190 TEMPERATURE ASSISTED MAGNETIC RECORDING ELEMENT HAVING GROUNDED NEAR FIELD LIGHT GENERATOR  
A magnetic recording element has a substrate, a main pole for recording that includes an edge part positioned on an air bearing surface (ABS), a waveguide through which a laser light propagates,...
US20130057984 BEARING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION RECORDING/REPRODUCTION APPARATUS  
An inner race of a first rolling bearing is fixed to a shaft, and an outer race thereof is fixed to an inner race of a second rolling bearing. In the first bearing, the outer race and a rolling...
US20090251823 Write head with common mode termination resistor  
A write circuit and a head for a hard disk drive. The head includes a substrate that has an electrical ground and a write element that has a center tap. The head also has a resistor that is...
US20050280940 System and method for improving suspension-to-slider attachment in a hard disk drive  
A system and method are disclosed for improving suspension-to-slider attachment in a hard disk drive. A slider having a number of bond pads on its leading edge and a number of bond pads on its...
US20080137232 SLIDER SUPPORT ARRANGEMENT  
A slide apparatus that provides horizontal support to a disc drive blade is described. The slide apparatus essentially includes a slider beam, a guide rail, a chassis and a retaining member. The...
US20060203388 Apparatus including a dielectric mirror and method of reflecting radiation away from a portion of an apparatus  
An apparatus includes a base layer, a bonding layer subject to laser radiation, and an insulating layer positioned between the base layer and bonding layer. The insulating layer includes a...
US20130279042 THIN FILM PIEZOELECTRIC ELEMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF, MICRO-ACTUATOR, HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY AND DISK DRIVE UNIT WITH THE SAME  
A thin film piezoelectric element of the present invention includes a substrate and a piezoelectric thin film stack formed on the substrate. The piezoelectric thin film stack includes a top...
US20080094754 Method of manufacturing a head assembly  
A method of manufacturing a head assembly improves the attachment position precision of a gimbal and a slider with a head, increases the efficiency of the attachment process, and can be carried...
US20080062566 Magnetic head slider with crown profile and fabrication method for the magnetic head slider  
A magnetic head slider and a fabrication method for the magnetic head slider are provided in which a change in crown profile shapes resulting from a temperature difference is suppressed. The...
US20070263323 Magnetic head assembly and magnetic disk drive  
Embodiments in accordance with the present invention provide a magnetic head assembly in which a slider can be removed with deformation of a suspension suppressed and the posture angle of a...
US20060209462 Head suspension assembly contributing to constant flying height of head slider  
An adhesive layer is interposed between a head slider and a support member for fixing the head slider to the support member. A deformation body is interposed between the head slider and the...
US20060203389 Magnetic head with projections on flexure holding slider  
In a magnetic head adhesively fixing a slider having a thin film magnetic element on a slider adhesive tongue of a flexure made of metal material constituting a gimbal suspension through a...
US20060176615 Magnetic head device having hook for mounting slider  
A locking segment presses a slider towards a supporting member so that the slider is fixed to the supporting member. In the present invention, the slider is mechanically pressure-mounted to the...
US20050068681 Method and system of partial potting head slider to head suspension  
A system and method are disclosed using a formed slider fixture to reduce the amount of adhesive or epoxy needed to couple a slider to a suspension. The adhesive is applied to the slider fixture...
US20160284368 HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY (HGA) MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR A MAGNETIC HEAD AND DISK TESTER  
An apparatus for securing an HGA to a tester includes a housing with a cylindrical cavity disposed about an axis, and having, at its top end, a mounting surface with a central aperture, for...
US20160267929 HEAD ASSEMBLY AND MAGNETIC DISK DEVICE  
Head assembly and magnetic disk device, wherein reaction force induced by warpage of driving element during operation can be decreased and unnecessary resonance can be suppressed, in addition,...
US20160133276 PERPENDICULAR MAGNETIC RECORDING HEAD  
The perpendicular magnetic recording head includes a magnetic pole including a first region and a second region, the first region having a first specific resistance and an end surface exposed on...
US20150356985 CUSTOMIZED HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY BONDING SKEW ANGLE FOR ADJUSTING TWO-DIMENSIONAL MAGNETIC RECORDING READER ALIGNMENT  
System and methods are illustrated for customizing the HGA bonding skew angle of a TDMR slider including a plurality of readers to adjust reader alignment relative to a track location on disk...
US20140268405 CPP-TYPE MAGNETORESISTANCE EFFECT ELEMENT AND MAGNETIC DISK DEVICE  
A magnetoresistive effect element that prevents a recording medium from deteriorating by effectively inhibiting erroneous writing to a medium or the like includes a magnetoresistive effect part,...

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