Patents Assigned to Visqus Corporation
  • Patent number: 6122143
    Abstract: The invention concerns a disk drive assembly in which one or more rotating rigid disks are enclosed in a "wet" operating environment in which a liquid lubricant is circulated from the surface of the rotating disks, through a wicking material within the disk drive assembly, and back to the head-disk interface. The wet environment supports the provision of open conical bearings in the spindle and actuator portions of the head-disk-actuator (HDA) of the disk drive assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 1990
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2000
    Assignee: Visqus Corporation
    Inventors: James U. Lemke, William W. French