08937787 cites 14 patents.

In one embodiment, a method includes making a determination whether to modify a cleaning cycle, e.g., of a tape drive, based at least in part on at least one of: an age of one or more tapes, a type of one or more tapes, and an identity of a vendor of one or more tapes. A selection and/or modification of a timing of a cleaning operation is made based on the determination.

Title
Humidity and temperature controlled tape drive cleaning
Application Number
14/316700
Publication Number
8937787 (B2)
Application Date
June 26, 2014
Publication Date
January 20, 2015
Inventor
Charles V Polkiewicz
Tucson
AZ, US
Khanh V Ngo
Tucson
AZ, US
Ernest S Gale
Tucson
AA, US
Agent
Zilka Kotab PC
Assignee
International Businesss Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G11B 33/08
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