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US20080106818 Air bearing design with a flatter pitch profile for reducing particle TAs  
An embodiment of the present invention is an ABS design with a pitch ladder feature. This embodiment has an air flow squeezing channel which consists of one airflow blocker and three etching...
US20110090593 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REDUCING TURBULENCE OF AIRFLOW IN A HARD DISK DRIVE  
A sickle-shaped disk drive spoiler for reducing turbulence of airflow in a hard disk drive is provided. The sickle-shaped spoiler is configured to direct airflow generated by a rotating disk and...
US20090185310 Method for Providing Contaminant Prevention and Removal from a Tape Drive System  
A method for preventing dust from entering a tape drive system is disclosed. Initially, a cooling fan is allowed to rotate in one direction to provide airflow to the tape drive system. In response...
US20080094748 Top disk-damper imbedded hard disk drive  
A hard disk drive that at least one disk that is rotated by a spindle motor. The rotating disk creates a flow of air within the disk drive. A damper is located adjacent to the disk. The damper...
US20110157745 AIR PUMP IN A HARD DISK DRIVE (HDD)  
An air pump for generating air pressure in a hard disk drive (HDD) including a rotor disposed inside the HDD. The rotor comprises a first air pressure generating feature. The air pump further...
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....
US20050174682 Housing for hard disk drive having structure to reduce flutter of disk  
A housing for a hard disk drive including a data storage disk, a spindle motor to rotate the disk, and an actuator to move a read/write head to a desired position of the disk, the housing...
US20100123975 MOTOR AND DISK DRIVER HAVING THE SAME  
A motor and a disk driver having the motor are disclosed. The motor in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes: a shaft; a boss, which is coupled to one end of the shaft; a...
US20080074781 System, Method, and Apparatus for Lightweight Spoiler Wing Design for De-Populated Disk Drives  
A lightweight spoiler wing design for depopulated disk drives reduces unnecessary weight from the spoiler while maintaining the aerodynamic function and structural rigidity required. The invention...
US20140177097 HARD DISK DRIVE MODULE HAVING TEMPERATURE DETECTING FUNCTION  
A hard disk drive module comprises a hard disk drive, a bracket, a hard disk drive backplane, and a temperature detecting circuit. The bracket supports the hard disk drive. The hard disk drive...
US20090091857 SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR MASS-BALANCED SPOILER IN DISK STORAGE DEVICES  
A system and apparatus for reducing flutter in disk drive spoilers positions the center of mass of the mean aerodynamic section of the spoiler at or ahead of the quarter-chord location nearest the...
US20090161251 Integrated windage blocker for reduction of flex cable vibration in a disk drive  
A windage blocker integrated with a base for a hard disk drive is disclosed. One embodiment provides a cavity portion comprising a planar surface defining an inner bottom surface of the cavity,...
US20080151421 CUSHIONING MEMBER, SHOCK PROTECTION DEVICE, AND PORTABLE INFORMATION EQUIPMENT USING THE SAME  
A cushioning member includes a first plane, an opening opened to the first plane, and an air storage for storing air formed from the opening to an inside of the cushioning member. When a shock...
US20060164753 External computer hard drive and heat-dissipating base thereof  
An external computer hard drive and heat-dissipating base thereof is provided. The heat-dissipating base corresponds to the external hard drive. The external hard drive provides an easy structure...
US20120287533 DISK DRIVE SYSTEM WITH AIR DAMPER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF  
A method comprising: providing an arm actuation comprises a lightning hole; and attaching an air damper having a channel on the actuator arm and over the lightning hole, the air damper has the...
US20090262455 Temperature Control Within Disk Drive Testing Systems  
A disk drive test slot thermal control system includes a test slot. The test slot includes a housing and an air mover (e.g., a blower or a fan). The housing includes an outer surface, and an...
US20090002879 Apparatus and method for reducing turbulence of airflow in a hard disk drive  
A sickle-shaped disk drive spoiler for reducing turbulence of airflow in a hard disk drive is provided. The sickle-shaped spoiler includes a body portion for directing airflow generated by a...
US20090268341 MINIMIZING FLOW INDUCED VIBRATION IN A HARD DISK DRIVE WITH A HYBRID PLANAR PLATE HAVING A BYPASS CHANNEL  
An airflow control device for a hard disk drive comprises an outer perimeter having a radius equal to or greater than an outer radius of a disk in the hard disk drive. The airflow control device...
US20120002320 PARTICLE-CAPTURING DEVICE INCLUDING A COMPONENT CONFIGURED TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL FUNCTION WITHIN AN ENCLOSURE EXCLUSIVE OF CAPTURING PARTICLES  
A particle-capturing device. The particle-capturing device includes a component having a surface that is configured to be disposed inside an enclosure, and is configured to make contact with an...
US20090073606 AIRFLOW DIVERTER PLATE IN A DATA STORAGE DEVICE  
A data storage medium has a spinning outer diameter that generates a flow stream. A hub joins to actuator arms that are separated by a slot. The outer diameter and the flow stream pass through the...
US20060209456 Disk drive apparatus  
In a disc drive apparatus, a magnetic disc is housed in a casing and rotated by a motor mechanism. A magnetic head for recording information in a disc surface region and for reproducing the...
US20140211341 DISK DRIVE DEVICE  
A disk drive device comprises a chassis, an annular hub having an outer periphery on which a recording disk is to be mounted, and having an inner periphery to which an annular magnet is fastened,...
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...
US20080112074 Apparatus and method for reducing particle accumulation in a hard disk drive  
A disk drive spoiler for reducing particle accumulation in a hard disk drive is provided. The spoiler includes a body portion for directing airflow generated by a rotating disk, the rotating disk...
US20060087763 Case  
A case (10) for dampening noise generated by a hard disk drive (50), the case (10) comprising: an air-permeable liquid-impervious cover (20) to cover at least an exterior portion (52) of the hard...
US20140362467 HEAD SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY AND DISK DEVICE WITH THE ASSEMBLY  
According to one embodiment, a head suspension assembly includes a base plate, a load beam including a proximal end secured onto the base plate, a head supported on the load beam via a gimbal, a...
US20140362466 Disc Drive Apparatus with Vapor-Trapping Pathway  
Various aspects of the present disclosure are directed toward a disc driver apparatus including a base, a disc drive actuator assembly, and a vapor-trapping pathway. The base, in certain...
US20060114603 Method and apparatus to control airflow in hard disk drives  
A method for reducing air turbulence in a hard disk drive system is provided. The method begins by providing a hard disk drive having a spindle motor to spin a hard disk. When the drive is in...
US20130258521 Management Module, Storage System, and Method of Temperature and Vibration Management Thereof  
The present invention discloses a management module for a storage system. The storage system comprises a plurality of hard disk drives and a plurality of fans. The management module comprises a...
US20090002880 INFORMATION STORAGE APPARATUS  
An information storage apparatus includes: at least one information storage medium each of which is in a disk-like shape, rotates being fixed to a common rotating shaft and in which information is...
US20080112075 Tempreature Control Apparatus for a Hard Disk Drive and a Method of Varying the Temperature of Hard Drive  
The invention provides a temperature control apparatus for a hard disk drive, the apparatus comprising: a thermal chamber for receiving a hard disk drive; and an oscillatory air movement generator...
US20110157744 AEROSTATIC SEALING IN A HARD DISK DRIVE (HDD)  
An aerodynamic device for aerostatic sealing in a hard disk drive (HDD) including an exterior surface configured to modify airflow in the HDD and proximate at least one magnetic disk and an inlet...
US20150116864 ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH HARD DISK FRAME  
A hard disk frame for holding a hard disk drive can include a supporting plate defining a first opening, a first group of positioning portions and a second group of positioning portions. Each of...
US20080304178 High-flow rate filter wall design  
A hard disk drive that includes a disk, a head, and a filter enclosed by a base plate and a cover plate. The base plate has a filter wall with a fore end and an aft end. The fore end of the filter...
US20140111883 MAGNETIC DISK APPARATUS  
In a magnetic, disk apparatus, flows around disks are stabilized, flow-induced vibration generated in the disks and a head positioning actuator is reduced, and the positioning accuracy of the head...
US20070217160 Memory Module Including a Cooling Element, Method for Producing the Memory Module Including a Cooling Element, and Data Processing Device Comprising a Memory Module Including a Cooling Element  
A memory module includes a cooling element with a board. The board includes a surface on which at least one first electronic component and at least one second electronic component are arranged, a...
US20100302678 Temperature Control Within Disk Drive Testing Systems  
A disk drive test slot thermal control system includes a test slot. The test slot includes a housing and an air mover (e.g., a blower or a fan). The housing includes an outer surface, and an...
US20080130167 Information storage device  
The present invention aims to provide an information storage device realizing high cleaning performance. The information storage device includes: a plurality of disc-shaped information storage...
US20120170148 REDUCING AIR FLOW EXPOSURE TO CONDUCTIVE COMPONENTS OF A HARD DISK DRIVE  
A hard disk drive including a housing, at least one disk mounted to the housing, an actuator mounted to the housing and being movable relative to the at least one disk, a conductive component...
US20130107396 VACUUM CLEARING OF SPINDLE PARTICULATES  
A vacuum scavenged spindle and disk clamp assembly decreases particulate contamination during testing and manufacturing of disks such as hard drive platters. A vacuum shroud is sealed to a casing...
US20120092792 SPINDLE MOTOR, DISK DRIVE APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SPINDLE MOTOR  
A spindle motor includes a stationary portion, a bearing mechanism, and a rotating portion. The bearing mechanism is attached to the stationary portion. The stationary portion includes a base...
US20130141816 AIRFLOW DISPERSION SYSTEM  
A hard disk drive includes a base, a disk to record and store data, a head stack assembly provided in the base to read out data from the disk which rotates about a pivot shaft, and an air force...
US20120002321 HEAD SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY AND DISK DEVICE WITH THE SAME  
According to one embodiment, a head suspension assembly includes an arm includes upper and lower surfaces, a suspension extending from the arm, a head supported by the suspension, and restriction...
US20120218661 SPINDLE MOTOR, AND DISK APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME  
According to one embodiment, a spindle motor includes: a bearing portion fixed to a base and configured to have a cylindrical outer shape; a stator provided with a core serving as a magnetic pole,...
US20080151419 Reducing a probability of an organic ring forming on an air bearing surface of a slider while manufacturing the head stack assembly  
Embodiments of the present invention pertain to reducing a probability of an organic ring forming on an air bearing surface of a slider while manufacturing the head stack assembly. According to...
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,...
US20050135001 Magnetic recording device  
Plate-shaped rectifying plates 50, the area of which that corresponds to the part of a body spring 20 from the tip thereof to an elastic bending portion 31 thereof being opened, are respectively...
US20120120524 TEMPERATURE CONTROL APPARATUS FOR A HARD DISK DRIVE AND A METHOD OF VARYING THE TEMPERATURE OF A HARD DISK DRIVE  
A temperature control apparatus for a hard disk drive includes: a thermal chamber for receiving a hard disk drive; and an oscillatory air movement generator for generating air movement within a...
US20130301160 PIVOT BEARING UNIT FOR HARD DISK ACTUATOR  
In an HDD actuator pivot bearing unit 10, an axial inner surface 22a of a shield cap 22 is formed into a stepped shape so that an axial minimum gap a1 with a shield member 14e of one bearing 14 is...
US20150062749 ROTATING DEVICE  
A rotating device includes a retained assembly including a spherical retained member with a spherical encircled face, and an encircling member that includes an annular end face which encircles the...

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