Patent Number: 6,169,643

Title: Disk drive suspension with hybrid flexible circuit leads

Abstract: A lower cost metal layer free flexible conductive laminate segment is connected to a relatively smaller amount of the more expensive metal layer containing flexible conductive laminate segment to connect a slider to signal circuitry in a cost efficient way while avoiding biasing of the slider movement by the conductor.

Inventors: Iwamoto; Alejandro Koji (Temecula, CA)

Assignee: Magnecomp Corp.

International Classification: G11B 5/48 (20060101); G11B 005/48 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018