Patent Number: 6,801,406

Title: Flexible disk drive having a particular arrangement for mounting a metal fitting for a guide bar to a main frame

Abstract: A flexible disk drive comprises a magnetic head, a head carriage, and a guide rod, attached by a metal fitting on a main frame of the flexible disk drive, guiding the head carriage in the tracking direction. The metal fitting has a longitudinal member which has first and second ends and is provided with a protruding/caved portion and a hole portion at opposite ends, respectively. The protruding/caved portion is formed on the first end of the metal fitting and engaged with a caved/protruding portion formed on the main frame. The hole portion is formed on the second end of the metal fitting and a male screw is screwed into a female screw formed on the main frame through the hole portion.

Inventors: Komatsu; Hisateru (Tendo, JP), Takahashi; Makoto (Obanazawa, JP)

Assignee: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G11B 25/04 (20060101); G11B 17/04 (20060101); G11B 005/55 ()

Expiration Date: 10/05/2021