Patent Number: 6,512,658

Title: Viscoelastic voice coil damper for disc drives

Abstract: A voice coil for a head positional assembly of a disc drive. The voice coilincluding a dampener which dampens vibrations occurring in the voice coil.The dampener includes a constraint material and a viscoelastic material.

Inventors: Jierapipatanakul; Niroot (Singapore, SG), Liem; Andre (Singapore, SG), Seetoh; CheeWai (Singapore, SG), Lau; Joseph (Singapore, SG), Xu; Mo (Singapore, SG), Choo; Victor (Singapore, SG)


International Classification: G11B 33/08 (20060101); G11B 5/55 (20060101); G11B 005/55 ()

Expiration Date: 01/22015