Patent Number: 6,332,906

Title: Aluminum-silicon alloy formed from a metal powder

Abstract: Aluminum-silicon alloys having high stiffness are used in forming computer memory disks and actuator arms. Disks formed with the alloy have low flutter and can be spun at 12,000 RPM or greater with a flutter of 10 .ANG. or less.

Inventors: Haynes; Tom (Midlothian, VA), Anderson; Kevin (Richmond, VA)

Assignee: California Consolidated Technology, Inc.

International Classification: B22F 3/12 (20060101); B22F 3/20 (20060101); B22F 3/16 (20060101); B32B 3/00 (20060101); C22C 21/08 (20060101); C22C 1/04 (20060101); C22C 21/06 (20060101); G11B 5/82 (20060101); C22C 001/04 (); C22C 021/08 (); B22F 003/16 (); B22F 003/20 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018