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Number: 360/254.7
Name: Dynamic magnetic information storage or retrieval > Head mounting > For moving head into/out of transducing position > Disk record > Arcuate track change type > Fixed lifter
Description: Subject matter wherein a stationary lifter contributes to movement of a head between transducing and nontransducing positions.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
360/255 Actuator side detail 65
360/254.9 Adjustment detail 13
360/254.8 Lifter surface detail 86

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8331059 Sub-assembly for a hard disc drive Dec. 11, 2012
8248733 Shipping comb and ramp for disk drive assembly Aug. 21, 2012
7821741 Disk drive head stack assembly interacting with movement guide for preventing head from contacting the disk during read/write operations Oct. 26, 2010
7751151 Base plate having stepped portion to restrict rotation of shipping comb carrying head stack assembly and hard disk drive with the base plate Jul. 6, 2010
7751150 Ramp for polyoxmethylene resin hard disk drive Jul. 6, 2010
7746599 Hard disk drive apparatus and method with ramp parking Jun. 29, 2010
7730604 Method for assembling a disk drive using a shipping comb Jun. 8, 2010
7684154 Suspension gimbal designs with better dynamic performances Mar. 23, 2010
7633719 Fluidic stripper assembly with load/unload ramp Dec. 15, 2009
7609483 Data storage device with load/unload tab inclined towards a disk Oct. 27, 2009
7602586 Head parking ramp for data storage device Oct. 13, 2009
7576945 Disk drive with an air flow passage within enclosure to reduce flutter Aug. 18, 2009
7564653 Magnetic disk drive apparatus with magnetic head sliders in a magnetic loop while in an unloaded state Jul. 21, 2009
7551402 Magnetic disk drive and ramp Jun. 23, 2009
7548399 Head stack assembly protecting member and method for installing head stack assembly in hard disk drive using the same Jun. 16, 2009
7487582 Shipping comb for assembling a disk drive Feb. 10, 2009
7433158 Shipping comb for moving actuator of hard disk drive Oct. 7, 2008
7295405 Disk drive capable of restricting unexpected movement of a head suspension using a latch member to restrict movement of the suspension and elasticity of the suspension to enable a head load ta Nov. 13, 2007
7289294 Particle remover for data storage device and ramp having the particle remover Oct. 30, 2007
7256966 Ramp made of polyoxymethylene resin Aug. 14, 2007
7222411 Method of interconnecting a load/unload ramp assembly with a base plate of a disk drive May. 29, 2007
7133249 Recording disk drive having rectifier plate and ramp member therefor Nov. 7, 2006
7119986 Separator plate with head load/unload Oct. 10, 2006
7110221 Disk drive Sep. 19, 2006
7016150 Method and apparatus for cleaning head with over-damped harmonic oscillation Mar. 21, 2006
6992863 Disk drive apparatus Jan. 31, 2006
6987640 Two-part flow conditioning apparatus for a disc drive Jan. 17, 2006
6927943 Attachment method and apparatus for load/unload ramp of a dynamic load disk drive Aug. 9, 2005
6900961 Disk drive having a head disk assembly enclosure including insert molded components May. 31, 2005
6856489 Airflow assisted ramp loading and unloading of sliders in hard disk drives Feb. 15, 2005
6778360 Electrostatic discharge device in a disk drive providing a conductive path between a slider and the disk drive housing thereby protecting against electrostatic discharge Aug. 17, 2004
6765762 Disk drive with a parking ramp for parking heads Jul. 20, 2004
6741427 Magnetic disk drive having arm displacement limit mechanism for shock resistance May. 25, 2004
6717773 Airflow assisted ramp loading and unloading of sliders in hard disk drives Apr. 6, 2004
RE38390 Read/write head retract mechanism Jan. 20, 2004
6674613 Disk device having powder removal apparatus and disk device having timing offsetting apparatus for loading Jan. 6, 2004
6667858 Magnetic recording/reading apparatus Dec. 23, 2003
6654206 Disc head slider with intermittent contact protection feature Nov. 25, 2003
6614625 Magnetic disk apparatus Sep. 2, 2003
6583963 Apparatus to improve shock capability of disc drives Jun. 24, 2003
6577473 Disc drive ramp that accomodates shipping comb Jun. 10, 2003
6570736 Magnetic disk drive unit and production method therefor May. 27, 2003
6504683 Magnetic disk apparatus in which contact between a disk and a carriage arm by an external impact is prevented Jan. 7, 2003
6452753 Universal load/unload ramp Sep. 17, 2002
6424501 Disk drive ramp structure having integrated discrete rigid support elements for data storage device Jul. 23, 2002
6381101 Non contact head load/unload apparatus and method for disc drives Apr. 30, 2002
6373666 Magnetic disk drive having arm displacement limit mechanism for shock resistance Apr. 16, 2002
6268982 Combination load ramp and unlatching mechanism for a removable disk cartridge Jul. 31, 2001
6243222 Load/unload method for sliders in a high speed disk drive Jun. 5, 2001
6226154 Asymmetric load/unload ramp and disk drive using same May. 1, 2001

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