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US20140126084 FLEXIBLE RAMP IN A HARD DISK DRIVE  
An example hard disk drive (HDD) comprising a magnetic disk and a ramp within the HDD is disclosed. A slit is disposed between a ramp body and a flange.
US20100296191 HARD DISK DRIVE  
A hard disk drive effectively removes internal humidity therefrom and thus improves the reliance and performance of the hard disk drive in high and increased humidity environments.
US20110199704 ABS WITH A LUBRICATION CONTROL DAM FOR HARD DISK DRIVES  
A method and apparatus for controlling lubrication in hard disk drives. Hard disk drives often include lubrication on the disks to protect the disks from incidental contact with the head slider....
US20120039000 MAGNETIC STORAGE DEVICE WITH MEANS FOR SUPPLYING A BENEFICIAL VAPOR VIA A DESICCANT DEVICE  
Approaches for desiccant device within an enclosure protecting sensitive electronic equipment. A hard-disk drive (HDD) may comprise a desiccant device that provides a source of a beneficial vapor,...
US20090185309 Method for Minimizing Contaminant Levels Within a Tape Drive System  
A method for minimizing dust level within a tape drive system is disclosed. A dust concentration level within the tape drive system is initially determined. A head brush interval is subsequently...
US20130155545 INFORMATION STORAGE DEVICE WITH A DAMPING INSERT SHEET BETWEEN A HOUSING BAY AND A DISK DRIVE  
A novel information storage device is disclosed and claimed. The information storage device includes a device housing with a generally rectangular bay to accommodate a disk drive. The generally...
US20100157468 REDUCING A SPREADING OF CONTAMINANTS WITHIN A HARD DISK DRIVE  
Reducing a spreading of contaminants within a hard disk drive is described. An adhesive is applied to a first side of a desiccant. Then, the desiccant is utilized to cover a component of a hard...
US20100128388 MAGNETIC AND ENCAPSULATION CONTAMINATION CONTROL FOR DISK DRIVES  
A disk device with disk contamination control having a spindle for rotating at least one disk. A spindle hub located on the spindle. A disk clamp for clamping the at least one disk on the hub. A...
US20070165328 Acoustic Damping Pad That Reduces Deflection of a Circuit Board  
A acoustic damping pad is provided. The acoustic damping pad includes a first surface and an opposing second surface that are defined by a periphery. A first set of perforations extend between the...
US20100061010 PARTICLE DIVERTER FOR HARD DISC DRIVE  
Bases for data storage systems are disclosed. Some embodiments of the bases are used in hard disc drives. Some embodiments include particle diverters. Certain embodiments of the particle diverters...
US20120120523 COMMAND SUSPENSION IN RESPONSE, AT LEAST IN PART, TO DETECTED ACCELERATION AND/OR ORIENTATION CHANGE  
In an embodiment, an apparatus is provided that may include circuitry to, in response at least in part to detected change in at least one of acceleration and orientation of storage, request...
US20080174907 MEMS disc drive  
A micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) disc drive includes high-precision and integrated components to allow for increased functionality, robustness and reduced size as compared to currently...
US20060176609 Hard disk drive with structure for mounting voice coil motor  
Embodiments of the invention provide a hard disk drive base adapted to prevent release of a strain due to the difference in thermal expansion between the voice coil motor and the base and thereby...
US20100232059 HARD DISK DRIVE  
A hard disk drive includes a base provided with a plurality of interior component parts related to reading and writing information; a cover placed on a top surface of the base with the interior...
US20080174906 Interconnect architecture for disc drive array  
In general, the invention is directed to techniques for integrated interconnects with a set of disc drives. The interconnects allow for a set of disc drives to be positioned in an array; for...
US20090103206 SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WALL SLOT IN DISK DRIVE BYPASS CHANNEL FOR ENHANCED VOICE COIL MOTOR COOLING  
A hard disk drive bypass channel architecture incorporates enhanced cooling for voice coil motors. A cooling slot formed in a bypass channel component that is adjacent to the VCM alleviates VCM...
US20120127608 STORAGE SYSTEM CONTROLLING POWER SUPPLY MODULE AND FAN  
When a disk device corresponding to a logical volume is started, a disk system determines and starts a disk device and a fan to be started, while comprehensively considering heat quantity...
US20100165498 Dependent Temperature Control Within Disk Drive Testing Systems  
A method of controlling a temperature of a subject test slot in a cluster of test slots includes evaluating a request for a temperature change for the subject test slot to determine if sufficient...
US20060285246 Disc Drive Capable Of Decreasing Noise  
A disc drive includes a housing, a workbench, and a panel. The housing includes an opening, a protection plane, a baffler plane formed on a side of disc ejection and extended from one edge of the...
US20140029136 PARTICLE-CAPTURING DEVICE CONFIGURED TO REMOVE PARTICLES FROM A PLURALITY OF AIR-STREAMS FLOWING WITHIN A DISK ENCLOSURE OF A HARD-DISK DRIVE  
A particle-capturing device configured to remove particles from a plurality of air-streams flowing within a disk enclosure of a HDD. The particle-capturing device includes a particle-capturing...
US20090122444 METHOD OF RELIABLE USAGE OF DYNAMIC FLY-HEIGHT CONTROL AT ENVIRONMENTAL EXTREMES  
A method of dynamic fly-height control in a disk drive, comprising measuring current environmental parameters, determining an operation heater power based on the current environmental parameters,...
US20080285176 STORAGE DEVICE  
A storage device includes a head configured to record information in or reproduce the information from a recording medium, a suspension configured to support the head, a lift tab provided onto the...
US20090268334 Disk drive device and control method of unloading corresponding to fall detection in disk drive device  
Embodiments of the present invention improve the safety against a fall of a disk drive device. In one embodiment, when an HDD has recognized detection result data of a fall sensor to indicate a...
US20090086367 Disk drive device, manufacturing method thereof, and method for setting heater power value for a heater for adjusting a clearance  
Embodiments of the present invention help to accomplish accurate and reliable clearance control. In one embodiment of the present invention, a disk drive device adjusts the clearance between a...
US20100172052 FALL DETECTION DEVICE, MAGNETIC DISK DRIVE, AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS  
A fall detection device that is allowed to reduce the processing load put when making a determination using software, to reliably determine the start of a fall, and to make a fall prediction as...
US20130135770 BASE FOR MOTOR AND HARD DISK DRIVE INCLUDING THE SAME  
There is provided a base for a motor, the base including: a base body having a disk disposed thereon; an outer wall part defining an outer part of the base body; and at least one rib depressed...
US20140036388 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANIPULATING DOMAIN PINNING AND REVERSAL IN FERROMAGNETIC MATERIALS  
A method for manipulating domain pinning and reversal in a ferromagnetic material comprises applying an external magnetic field to a uniaxial ferromagnetic material comprising a plurality of...
US20120162815 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANIPULATING DOMAIN PINNING AND REVERSAL IN FERROMAGNETIC MATERIALS  
A method for manipulating domain pinning and reversal in a ferromagnetic material comprises applying an external magnetic field to a uniaxial ferromagnetic material comprising a plurality of...
US20080174908 Adaptive temperature and altitude compensation for writing on disk drives  
A hard disk drive that performs a write verify routine to determine optimal write parameters for the heads of the drive. The write verify routines are performed until a successful write operation...
US20080186621 Disk Drive Fly Height Monitoring Arrangement and Method  
An exemplary embodiment providing one or more improvements includes a temperature sensing apparatus and method in a disk drive in which a temperature sensor is exposed to a disk induced flow that...
US20120275052 Disk Drives Sealed Using Low Thermal Energy Bonding  
A method of assembling a disk drive according to the invention comprises steps of: providing a base component of a housing of the disk drive; providing a cover component of the housing; mating the...
US20100061011 Method for pre-heating hard disk drive of computer device  
Disclosed is a method for pre-heating a hard disk drive of a computer device, wherein a temperature sensor and a heater are arranged at preset locations outside the computer device. The...
US20090141394 ACTUATOR HEAT SINK  
An actuator for selectively positioning a portion of a communication channel formed by a cable circuit having a protuberant component connected at a proximal end to a flexible base, whereby the...
US20100067143 MAGNETIC DISK APPARATUS  
A magnetic disk apparatus includes a housing, a rotatable magnetic disk arranged in the housing, a nitrogen separation film module for separating nitrogen from air outside the housing, a nitrogen...
US20100073812 FALL DETECTION DEVICE, MAGNETIC DISK DEVICE, AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS  
By detecting that a differentiation value of the absolute value of acceleration is lower than a negative threshold value DAth1 in a negative direction from a first stage (S1: Stationary state)...
US20080130166 Disk drive internal temperature control system  
A disk drive internal temperature control system is disclosed. The internal temperature control system includes a disk drive temperature monitor for determining a temperature of the disk drive and...
US20140146415 HARMONIC SHAPING OF A MOTOR  
A device includes a magnet and a magnetizer. The magnetizer is operable to rotate with respect to the magnet. The rotation generates an acoustic pure tone at a particular frequency. A combination...
US20120008235 REDUCE LEAKAGE OF LOW-DENSITY GAS DURING LOW-DENSITY GAS INJECTION INTO A DISK DRIVE  
Embodiments of the present invention help to prevent leakage of low-density gas during low-density gas injection into a disk drive device and to perform low-density gas injection efficiently. In a...
US20050057849 Encapsulated data storage system  
Disclosed is a naturally encapsulated disposable data storage system for storing and retrieving data from within a self-contained environment and a method for encapsulation of data storage...
US20090316299 DISK DRIVE DEVICE HAVING AIRTIGHT STRUCTURE WITH IMPROVED AIRTIGHTNESS  
A disk drive device is configured such that a wall of a base plate is provided with a through hole that guides a lead from a drive unit outside. The through hole is covered by a sealing sheet...
US20090116142 Disk device  
In a disk device, an arm for supporting a head includes upper and lower plates that are located parallel to a surface of a magnetic disk. The lower plate has a linear expansion coefficient greater...
US20090109568 Thermal elements for controlling and manipulating thermal pitch static attitude (PSA)  
The sensitivity of the fly height of a HDD (hard disk drive) recording head to temperature variations can be greatly reduced, eliminated or controlled in a manner to enhance HDD performance under...
US20080304177 FLOW MODIFIERS FOR IMPROVED MAGNETIC RECORDING DEVICE  
Additives that inhibit the passage of oil across oil-air interfaces in disk drives and enable the use of the lower viscosity oil in disk drives are disclosed. Mass transfer of oil from the bulk...
US20080239564 Method and Apparatus for Controlling the Temperature of a Disk Drive During Manufacture  
An apparatus for controlling the temperature of a disk drive during manufacture of the disk drive has a cell having a mounting arrangement to which a disk drive can be mounted and having walls...
US20080239563 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR TEMPERATURE COMPENSATION FOR HARD DISK DRIVE WRITE OVERSHOOT CURRENT  
Methods and apparatus for temperature compensation for hard disk drive writer overshoot current are disclosed. A disclosed system comprises creating a first delay based on the temperature of the...
US20100246058 STORAGE SYSTEM CONTROLLING POWER SUPPLY MODULE AND FAN  
When a disk device corresponding to a logical volume is started, a disk system determines and starts a disk device and a fan to be started, while comprehensively considering heat quantity...
US20140368948 TOP COVER, DISK DRIVE APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TOP COVER  
A top cover for use in a disk drive apparatus includes a plate made of a metal and a gasket fixed to the plate. The gasket is made of an elastomer. A surface of the plate includes a fixing region...
US20090195921 Method and apparatus for temperature control in a disk drive and/or an assembled circuit board  
This application discloses and claims disk drives including a Phase Change Material (PCM) with a target temperature, where the PCM releases heat in response to an outside ambient temperature...
US20100046112 STORAGE DEVICE, STORAGE-DEVICE CONTROLLING METHOD, AND CONTROL CIRCUIT FOR STORAGE DEVICE  
A storage device includes: a head that reads and writes data stored in a storage medium; an arm that holds the head; a voice coil motor formed of a coil and a magnet, the voice coil motor that...
US20120134045 MAGNETIC HEAD AND DISK DRIVE WITH THE SAME  
According to one embodiment, a magnetic head of a disk drive includes a head slider including a disk-facing surface, and an inflow end surface and an outflow end surface extending across the...

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