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Number: 360/254.8
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 > Lifter surface detail
Description: Subject matter including specifics of the surface of an element contacting the head suspension to provide movement between transducing and nontransducing positions.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8493690 Load-unload ramp structure with cantilevered fin portion configured to reduce drop shock in a hard-disk drive Jul. 23, 2013
8203806 Disk drive having a head loading/unloading ramp that includes a torsionally-compliant member Jun. 19, 2012
8169747 Cushioning ramp having a stepped structure for a magnetic disc apparatus May. 1, 2012
8107199 Ramp to park read/write head and hard disk drive including the same Jan. 31, 2012
7986496 Disk drive device and ramp used therefor Jul. 26, 2011
7885040 Suspension with locally strengthened gimbal Feb. 8, 2011
7830639 Data storage device and disk drive Nov. 9, 2010
7821740 Ramp made of polyoxymethylene resin Oct. 26, 2010
7768745 Shock improvement ramp for load/unload mechanism and magnetic disk drive Aug. 3, 2010
7746599 Hard disk drive apparatus and method with ramp parking Jun. 29, 2010
7733608 Head holding member, disk device with the head holding member, and head holding method in the disk, device Jun. 8, 2010
7730604 Method for assembling a disk drive using a shipping comb Jun. 8, 2010
7697239 Magnetic head, method of manufacturing the magnetic head, and magnetic disk device Apr. 13, 2010
7675712 Ramp structure with inclined contact surface Mar. 9, 2010
7633719 Fluidic stripper assembly with load/unload ramp Dec. 15, 2009
7624496 Method for efficient slider burnishing during drive build Dec. 1, 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
7570459 Ramp loading unit and drive having the same Aug. 4, 2009
7564653 Magnetic disk drive apparatus with magnetic head sliders in a magnetic loop while in an unloaded state Jul. 21, 2009
7558023 Head support unit with ramp structure and drive having the same Jul. 7, 2009
7487582 Shipping comb for assembling a disk drive Feb. 10, 2009
7474509 Magnetic recording apparatus with head arm holding part Jan. 6, 2009
7365930 Load/unload mechanism for magnetic disk drive Apr. 29, 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
7256966 Ramp made of polyoxymethylene resin Aug. 14, 2007
7236331 System and method to provide a ramp having a location which is transitioning from a first grade to a second grade for removing a read/write head from a media Jun. 26, 2007
7146710 Two stage lubrication process for disk drive Dec. 12, 2006
7133249 Recording disk drive having rectifier plate and ramp member therefor Nov. 7, 2006
7110221 Disk drive Sep. 19, 2006
7088555 Ramp for hard disc Aug. 8, 2006
6765762 Disk drive with a parking ramp for parking heads Jul. 20, 2004
6724576 Magnetic disk apparatus having ramp road structure fixed to stator and method for manufacturing the same Apr. 20, 2004
6721134 Ramp design for dynamic load Apr. 13, 2004
6717773 Airflow assisted ramp loading and unloading of sliders in hard disk drives Apr. 6, 2004
6690548 Ramp for use in information recording disk apparatus, and information recording disk apparatus Feb. 10, 2004
6674613 Disk device having powder removal apparatus and disk device having timing offsetting apparatus for loading Jan. 6, 2004
6665146 Airflow assisted ramp loading and unloading of sliders in hard disk drives Dec. 16, 2003
6639758 Disk drive apparatus including a load/unload ramp with different angles for standard and depopulated versions Oct. 28, 2003
6580585 Magnetic disk drive with load/unload structure having lubricant reservoir Jun. 17, 2003
6538851 Magnetic disk apparatus Mar. 25, 2003
6507460 Gamma irradiated load/unload ramp and method for preparing the same Jan. 14, 2003
6487050 Disc drive with wear-resistant ramp coating of carbon nitride or metal nitride Nov. 26, 2002
6487051 Ramp for information recording disk apparatus Nov. 26, 2002
6487052 Non-contact magnetic latch for disc drive actuator Nov. 26, 2002
6449128 Disk drive with head loading and unloading mechanism Sep. 10, 2002
6449129 Disc drive ramp with sharp detent Sep. 10, 2002
6437945 Airflow assisted ramp loading and unloading of sliders in hard disk drives Aug. 20, 2002
6424502 Roll-stabilized head lifting apparatus and method for a data storage device Jul. 23, 2002
6414821 Magnetic head support mechanism and magnetic disk drive Jul. 2, 2002

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