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US20130021698 GIMBAL LIMITER FOR SUSPENSION WITH LIFT TAB  
A head suspension for a disk drive with a load beam having continuous rails and a distal lift tab. A dimple is positioned proximal to the lift tab, either on the load beam or the gimbal, the...
US20150162033 CONSTRAINED DIMPLE PAD DAMPER FOR DISK DRIVE HEAD SUSPENSION  
A disk drive head suspension including a load beam, a flexure on the load beam, and a load point dimple extending from the load beam toward the flexure. A constrained damper is located on the...
US20110292543 HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY AND DISK DRIVE WITH THE SAME  
According to one embodiment, a head gimbal assembly includes a suspension includes a load beam and a gimbal, a slider includes a head and mounted on the gimbal, a gap portion defined between the...
US20110228425 SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY HAVING A MICROACTUATOR ELECTRICALLY CONNECTED TO A GOLD COATING ON A STAINLESS STEEL SURFACE  
A novel suspension assembly includes a suspension assembly mounting plate, a microactuator mounting structure extending from the suspension assembly mounting plate, a load beam extending from the...
US20150255095 Swage Mount for Hard Disk Drives  
A swage mount is provided for attaching a head suspension assembly to a head actuator arm for a hard disk drive. The swage mount has a flange body with a thickness for providing clearance from the...
US20060158782 Magnetic head support, magnetic head assembly including the magnetic head support, and magnetic disk drive including the magnetic head assembly  
Embodiments of the invention provide a magnetic head support capable of achieving reduction in weight, while maintaining good stiffness and vibration characteristics, a magnetic head assembly...
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...
US20130321950 ASYMMETRIC COMB BORE IN ACTUATOR DESIGN  
The present invention generally relates to a head comb for use in a hard disk drive. In one embodiment, the head comb comprises a core body having a bore formed therethrough. The bore is bound by...
US20150187376 BALANCED CO-LOCATED GIMBAL-BASED DUAL STAGE ACTUATION DISK DRIVE SUSPENSIONS  
Various embodiments concern a suspension having a DSA structure on a gimbaled flexure comprising a loadbeam having a load point dimple and a flexure attached to the loadbeam. The flexure...
US20150138675 DISK DRIVE FLEXURE  
A flexure tail is provided in a flexure including a metal base and a conductive circuit portion. The flexure tail includes a tail pad portion. In the tail pad portion, tail electrodes to are...
US20140078621 CO-LOCATED GIMBAL-BASED DUAL STAGE ACTUATION DISK DRIVE SUSPENSIONS  
Various embodiments concern a suspension having a DSA structure on a gimbaled flexure. The suspension comprises a loadbeam and flexure attached thereto. The flexure comprises a pair of spring...
US20110317312 FLEXURE AND METHOD OF FORMING WIRING PART OF FLEXURE  
A flexure includes a metal substrate whose front end supports a slider and a wiring part having a base insulating layer and a conductor layer formed on the base insulating layer. The wiring part...
US20120281318 AIR BEARING SLIDER  
A slider includes a leading edge, a trailing edge, a transducer adjacent to the trailing edge, and an air bearing surface. The air bearing surface includes a forward pad, a rearward pad, and a...
US20120176704 LOAD BEAM, SUSPENSION WITH LOAD BEAM, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUSPENSION  
A suspension for supporting a magnetic head is provided with a load beam formed of a thin-plate spring. A recess for accommodating a damper is formed in the load beam. The damper is affixed to a...
US20090002892 HEAD SUPPORT MECHANISM AND DISK DEVICE PROVIDED WITH THE SAME  
According to one embodiment, a head support mechanism includes a plate-shaped arm, a load beam in the form of an elongated plate having a distal end portion on which a head is supported and a...
US20100061019 MAGNETIC STORAGE SYSTEM WITH READ DURING WRITE  
A magnetic storage system includes a magnetic storage medium and a transducer positioned adjacent the magnetic storage medium. The transducer has a reader positioned adjacent writer and a reader...
US20150162034 DISK DRIVE HEAD SUSPENSION TAIL WITH STIFFENED EDGE ALIGNMENT FEATURES  
A head gimbal assembly for a disk drive includes a flexure tail terminal region having flexure bond pads in electrical communication with the head. Each of the flexure bond pads includes a widened...
US20080247092 STORAGE DISK DRIVING APPARATUS FOR DRIVING A STORAGE DISK AND A CASE THEREFOR  
A storage disk driving apparatus for driving a storage disk includes a carriage holding a head slider at the tip of the carriage. A shroud surface is disposed upstream of an air flow generated by...
US20140085754 DISK DRIVE SUSPENSION  
A slider and microactuator elements are disposed on a gimbal portion of a flexure. A tongue of the gimbal portion has a first tongue portion, a second tongue portion, and a hinge portion. A...
US20110096438 HEAD-GIMBAL ASSEMBLY WITH TRACE CONFIGURED TO REDUCE STRESS ON A MICROACTUATOR AND DISK DRIVE INCLUDING THE HEAD-GIMBAL ASSEMBLY  
A head-gimbal assembly. The head-gimbal assembly includes a gimbal including a tongue, a stage forming a portion of the tongue, a head-slider bonded to the stage, first and second piezoelectric...
US20090174966 Swivel Arm Actuator for Multiple Directions of Movement  
The invention relates to a suspension arm actuator for a plurality of directions of motion, which comprises a suspension arm designed as a two-arm lever and supported against a support and mounted...
US20070159725 Thermally insulated suspension load beam  
A suspension load beam for use in supporting a transducer head in a data storage system includes a front beam section, a rear beam section, and a middle beam section. The front beam section is...
US20130329320 SUSPENSION, HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY AND DISK DRIVE UNIT WITH THE SAME  
A suspension includes a positive write trace and a negative write trace. The positive write trace is separated into at least two positive write trace sections located at two different layers...
US20150170688 GREASE COMPOSITION ADDITIVE FOR PIVOT BEARING ASSEMBLIES  
A magnetic hard disk drive compromising a head along a suspension pivoted by a pivot bearing assembly that utilizes a grease composition is provided. The grease composition comprises an additive...
US20060279880 Suspension with sway beam micropositioning  
An actuator suspension comprising a base supporting a load beam. The base defines a mount and a compliant sway portion. The compliant sway portion comprises a sway beam depending proximally from...
US20110096439 DISK DRIVE SUSPENSION  
A disk drive suspension is provided with a load beam and a flexure. A tongue portion is formed on the flexure. The tongue portion comprises a slider mounting surface and a flat portion. A slider...
US20130057985 LOAD BEAM WITH LOAD BENDS GENERATING LOAD, HEAD SUSPENSION WITH THE LOAD BEAM, AND METHOD OF FORMING LOAD BENDS OF THE LOAD BEAM  
A load beam of a head suspension has a rigid part and a resilient part supported with a base to be attached to a carriage arm. The load beam applies a load onto a head supported at a front end of...
US20150255094 BASE PLATE WITH RELIEF RING FOR SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY WITH MODIFIED DEFORMATION CHARACTERISTICS  
A base plate system including a base plate with first and second opposite surfaces, a boss tower extending from the first surface of the base plate and having an outer surface, a swaging hole...
US20130155547 DAMPING MATERIAL TO INCREASE A DAMPING RATIO  
A damping material to increase a damping ratio is disclosed. In one embodiment, an actuator arm assembly of a hard-disk drive (HDD) comprises an actuator arm. A viscoelastic layer is coupled with...
US20080247090 Head Holding Member, Disk Device With the Head Holding Member, And Head Holding Method In The Disk Device  
The present invention provides a head holding member and a head holding method of a head actuator having a very high impact resisting property by a simple construction, and a disk device using the...
US20150187377 SUSPENSION BOARD WITH CIRCUIT AND HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY  
A suspension board with circuit includes a piezoelectric element mounting portion for mounting thereon a piezoelectric element. The conductive pattern is configured to be electrically connected to...
US20140313618 TOLERANCE RING  
A tolerance ring is formed of a plate member, in a ring shape that is substantially circular along a predetermined direction, and provided with a plurality of protrusions projected radially in a...
US20140118863 HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY AND DISK DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME  
A head gimbal assembly includes a base plate, a load beam, a first end of which is supported by the base plate, a magnetic head supported at a second end of the load beam, a flexure including a...
US20120224282 ELECTRICAL CONNECTION STRUCTURE FOR PIEZOELECTRIC ELEMENT AND HEAD SUSPENSION WITH THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION STRUCTURE  
An electrical connection structure for a piezoelectric element and a head suspension with the piezoelectric element employing the electrical connection structure are provided. The electrical...
US20100014193 LAMP MEMBER FOR STORAGE DISK DRIVE, STORAGE DISK DRIVE, AND METHOD FOR DETECTING POSITION OF HEAD ACTUATOR  
According to one embodiment, a storage disk drive includes a housing, a storage disk, a head actuator, a load tab, a ramp member, a magnetic pattern, and an electromagnetic transducer device. The...
US20050024776 Head suspension assembly, head stack assembly and disk apparatus  
A hard disk drive has a head suspension assembly having a magnetic head at the front end. The head suspension assembly is configured by providing a suspension at the front end of an arm. Near the...
US20080024927 HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY AND HARD DISK DRIVE HAVING THE SAME  
A head gimbal assembly includes a load beam to support a slider where a read/write head is mounted, a base plate arranged close to the load beam, and a step connection portion to connect the load...
US20070030599 Base plate, hard disk drive with the base plate, and method for attaching head stack assembly on the base plate  
A base plate includes a head stack assembly installation portion on which a head stack assembly is rotatably installed, and a step portion restricting rotation of a shipping comb by hooking the...
US20100321833 TOLERANCE RING ASSEMBLY  
A tolerance ring has a band (16) with outwardly extending corrugated protrusions forming waves (2) which engage a surface (8) of the bore (4) in a housing (5). At one end of the tolerance ring is...
US20140268425 NON-CIRCULAR FEATURE FOR BOSS TOWER ENGAGEMENT  
A head stack assembly comprising an actuator arm having an aperture therein, a head suspension assembly comprising a load beam having a mounting region with a aperture therein, and a base plate...
US20100284110 APPARATUS OF A ARM LIMITER FOR MINIMIZING EFFECT OF NON-OPERATIONAL SHOCK IN A HARD DISK DRIVE  
This application discloses a hard disk drive comprising a arm limiter mounted on a disk base to limit movement of the actuator arms during a non-operational shock event while parked. The arm...
US20080259503 Magnetic disk drive and soldering method of feed-through  
Embodiments of the present invention help to achieve a solder joining structure having high reliability, in which even if a componential material of a flange of a feed-through of a sealed magnetic...
US20120275064 DISK DRIVE SUSPENSION  
In a disk drive suspension including a baseplate and a load beam, a boss portion and protrusions are formed on the baseplate. The protrusions are formed in positions on a first surface of the...
US20050052784 Suspension assembly and magnetic disk drive  
A compact hard disk drive that operates silently at a low power consumption needs a suspension assembly that places a low load on the magnetic head. In one embodiment, a suspension assembly...
US20120327537 Shield Stabilization Configuration With Applied Bias  
An apparatus includes a sensor stack, first and second shields positioned on opposite sides of the sensor stack, and a first shield stabilization structure adjacent to the first shield and...
US20090207526 Head Support Device, Disk Device Having The Head Support Device, And Portable Electronic Device Having The Disk Device  
A head support device allowing a further increase in shock resistance against an external impact, a disk device having the head support device, and a portable electronic device having the disk...
US20090231758 HEAD SUSPENSION UNIT AND HEAD SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY  
A groove is formed on the surface of a base plate in a head suspension unit. A flexure extends from a load beam and received in the groove of the base plate. The flexure is thus allowed to extend...
US20120224281 FLEXURE AND HEAD SUSPENSION WITH FLEXURE  
A flexure has a metal base plate, an insulating layer formed on the metal base plate, a wiring pattern formed on the insulating layer, a read-write head connected to a first end of the wiring...
US20060274450 Suspension bend section with stiffness-reducing features  
An actuator load beam comprising a preload bend section defining an array of differently configured stiffness-reducing features. The stiffness-reducing features are characteristically sized in...
US20140022675 DISK DRIVE SUSPENSION  
A microactuator element is disposed on a gimbal portion of a flexure. A first end of the element is secured to a first supporting portion by a first insulating adhesive. A second end is secured to...

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