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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Johnson Paul R, Bero James, Carter Jeff G, Candia Anthony M, Kieger George T, Hales Ronald F, Thomas Fred C Iii: A method of and apparatus for removing debris from the floptical medium.. Minnesota Mining & Mfg, April 12, 1995: EP0647170-A1

A method and apparatus for removal of particulate waste materials or debris (10) from the floptical medium (1) after laser etching. A low temperature gas containing ice crystals (4) is applied at a predetermined angle while the floptical medium (1) is being rotated to improve the cleaning effect. Th ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii, Bar Refael, Alfonsi Daniel, Feng Dai, Carter Jeff G, Monroe Charlie M Jr, Hales Ronald F, Krieger George T: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega Corporation, sKURTZ Richard E, January 13, 2000: WO/2000/002116

A storage media is disclosed and comprises a storage body and a readable indelible mark formed in the body such that portions thereof are indelibly altered. The mark is read by writing first data to the body in the region of the mark, and reading second data from the body in such region. The written ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Johnson Paul R, Bero James, Carter Jeff G, Candia Anthony M, Kieger George T, Hales Ronald F, Thomas Fred C Iii: A method of and apparatus for removing debris from the floptical medium. Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company, KURTZ Richard E, January 6, 1994: WO/1994/000274

A method and apparatus for removal of particulate waste materials or debris (10) from the floptical medium (1) after laser etching. A low temperature gas containing ice crystals (4) is applied at a predetermined angle while the floptical medium (1) is being rotated to improve the cleaning effect. Th ...


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Ma Yiping, Hodapp Theodore D, Thayne Mark S, Hales Ronald F: Disk cartridge with fuzzed liner. Iomega, July 22, 1998: EP0854484-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

The cartridge contains a rotatable disc. An outer casing houses the disc, consisting of upper and lower shells. Each of the upper and lower shells has an inner surface facing one of the surfaces of the disc. A non-woven fabric liner consisting of bonded fibres is attached to the inner surface of one ...


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Ma Yiping, Hodapp Theodore D, Thayne Mark S, Hales Ronald F: Disk cartridge with fuzzed liner. Iomega, August 20, 1997: EP0789911-A1

A disk cartridge comprises a rotatable disk having upper and lower surfaces and an outer casing for rotatably housing the disk. The casing comprises upper and lower shells that mate to form the casing. Each of the upper and lower shells has an inner surface disposed in facing relation to a respectiv ...


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Ma Yiping, Hodapp Theodore D, Thayne Mark S, Hales Ronald F: Disk cartridge with fuzzed liner. Iomega Corporation, KURTZ Richard E, April 25, 1996: WO/1996/012282

A disk cartridge (10) comprises a rotatable disk (14) having upper and lower surfaces (14a, 14b) and an outer casing (12) for rotatably housing the disk. The casing comprises upper and lower shells (22, 24). A non-woven fabric liner (e.g., 28) comprising a plurality of bonded fibers is attached to t ...


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Iomega Corporation, Beuch Don, Hales Ronald F, Brown Richard Tolan, Isaacson Shawn Ray, Schick Brian: Two-piece media hub and methods of attaching same to medium. Iomega Corporation, KURTZ Richard E, May 11, 2000: WO/2000/026914

A disk cartridge has a hub with an inner ring that engages an annular groove in a drive motor. The hub can be constructed of either one piece or two pieces of joined sheet metal. In either embodiment, the hub has an outer peripheral edge that has an angled surface. The hub can be attached to the med ...


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Hales Ronald F, Schick Brian: Liner for shutter shell. Iomega Corporation, sKURTZ Richard E, May 20, 1999: WO/1999/024983

A thin liner is attached to the disk cartridge shutter. The first layer encases the disk media. In a cartridge having an interior shutter, the shutter lies in a plane directly above the rotating media. To ensure a more reliable cartridge, a liner is attached directly to an interior surface of the sh ...


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Beuch Donald, Hales Ronald F, Schick Brian, Gucker Carl Thomas, Nordmeyer Michael William: Laser weld disk cartridge. Iomega Corporation, sKURTZ Richard E, May 20, 1999: WO/1999/024984

A process for assembling a disk cartridge is disclosed. The process includes the steps of snapping a top shell half of the disk cartridge over a bottom shell half of the disk cartridge; adjusting the shell halves until the shell halves are in abutment contact with each other at a weld site; and dire ...


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