Patent Number: 7,133,238

Title: Servo track writing apparatus with a head assembly shroud

Abstract: A servo track writing apparatus for recording servo information or patterns on a disc or discs for a data storage device is disclosed. The servo track writing apparatus includes a shroud proximate to and downstream of a cantilevered head assembly to limit DC wander for writing servo information to disc or discs. In particular, the shroud is position in an operating zone or sector of the cantilevered head assembly or between an air dam and stripper of a servo track writing apparatus.

Inventors: Tadepalli; Srinivas (Eden Prairie, MN), Zuo; Xu (Prior Lake, MN)

Assignee: Seagate Technology LLC

International Classification: G11B 21/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00