Patents by Inventor Sumio Gomi

Sumio Gomi has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4912582
    Abstract: A floppy disk drive system for double-sided recording and playback having first and second heads positioned to hold a disk therebetween is provided. The first and second heads each have a read/write gap and each have a contacting plane for contacting the disk. Each such contacting plane has an inner edge position toward the center of the disk and an outer edge positioned toward the outer circumference of the disk. The gap of the first head is closer to the outer circumference of the disk than the gap of the second head when the heads are assembled in facing relation. The distance between the center of the inner edge of the contacting plane of the first head and the center of the read/write gap of the second head is about 0.6 mm or less. The contacting plane of the second head may be larger than that of the first head, said enlargement being in the direction of the inner circumference of the disk. At least one of the heads may have the two inner corners thereof chamfered by about C 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 1988
    Date of Patent: March 27, 1990
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akihiro Gomi, Shin Shibata, Misuo Oguchi, Sumio Gomi