Patent Number: 8,879,203

Title: Spindle motor having lower thrust member with insertion protrusion and hard disk drive including the same

Abstract: There are provided a spindle motor and a hard disk drive including the same, the spindle motor including a lower thrust member fixed to abase member; a shaft fixed to the lower thrust member; a sleeve disposed on the lower thrust member and rotatably installed with respect to the shaft; and a rotor hub coupled to the sleeve to rotate in conjunction therewith, wherein the lower thrust member has an insertion protrusion protruding upwardly in an axial direction and inserted into a fixing groove formed in a lower end of the shaft upwardly in the axial direction.

Inventors: Park; Young Ha (Suwon, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G11B 17/02 (20060101); H02K 7/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00