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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Paul R Johnson, James Bero, Jeff G Carter, Anthony M Candia, George T Kieger, Ronald F Hales, Fred C Thomas III: Method of and apparatus for removing debris from the floptical medium. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Eric D Levinson, May 30, 1995: US05419733 (6 worldwide citation)

The current invention substantially removes particulate waste materials or debris from the floptical medium after laser etching. A low-temperature gas containing ice crystals is applied at a predetermined angle while the floptical medium is being rotated to improve the cleaning effect. The temperatu ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, Refael Bar, Daniel Alfonsi, Dai Feng, Jeff G Carter, Charlie M Monroe Jr, Ronald F Hales, George T Krieger: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 10, 2001: US06259575 (5 worldwide citation)

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
Fred C Thomas III, Refael Bar, Daniel Alfonsi, Dai Feng, Jeff G Carter, Charlie M Monroe Jr, Ronald F Hales, George T Krieger: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, September 3, 2002: US06445523 (5 worldwide citation)

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 C Thomas, Refael Bar, Daniel Alfonsi, Dai Feng, Jeff G Carter, Charlie M Monroe, Ronald F Hales, George T Krieger: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz, Mackiewicz & Norris, September 27, 2001: US20010024337-A1

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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Eric Ryon Peters, Robert L Short, Chad Adams, Ronald F Hales: Storage media with benchmark representative of data originally stored thereon. Iomega Corporation, James T Hagler, April 6, 2004: US06718446 (15 worldwide citation)

Data on a master is read into a master image file, and the master image file is manipulated to include a benchmark comprising tracking and verification information tied to at least a portion of the master image file. Thus, a copied-to storage media as copied from the master image file also includes ...


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Donald Beuch, Ronald F Hales, Brian Schick, Carl Thomas Gucker, Michael William Nordmeyer: Laser weld disk cartridge. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, August 14, 2001: US06274844 (9 worldwide citation)

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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Donald Beuch, Ronald F Hales, Michael William Nordmeyer, Brian Schick, Carl Thomas Gucker: Laser weld disk cartridge. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, September 14, 1999: US05951890 (9 worldwide citation)

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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Ronald F Hales, Richard Tolan Brown, Brian Schick: Shutter liner for a disk cartridge. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 3, 2001: US06256168 (7 worldwide citation)

A disk cartridge has a rotary inner shell, or shutter, to permit access to a data-storage medium disposed within the shell. A driving-access opening is located in a bottom surface of the cartridge's outer shell to allow a drive mechanism to rotate the storage medium. A portion of the inner shel ...


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Ronald F Hales, Richard T Brown, Brian Schick, Robert H Lundgreen: Overhanging liner for a disk-cartridge shutter. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, February 1, 2000: US06021031 (4 worldwide citation)

A data-storage cartridge has a rotary inner shell, or shutter, to selectively permit access to a data-storage disk disposed within the shell. The shutter is equipped with a wedge-shaped opening through which access to the data-storage disk is attained. A fabric liner is affixed to the inner surface ...


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Yiping Ma, Theodore D Hodapp, Mark S Thayne, Ronald F Hales: Disk Cartridge with fuzzed liner. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, October 14, 1997: US05677818 (3 worldwide citation)

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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