Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/609342
Title:
Surface Lubrication of Magnetic Tape
Author:
Wright, C. D.; Tobin, H. G.
Affiliation:
ITT Research Institute
Issue Date:
1975-10
Rights:
Copyright © International Foundation for Telemetering
Collection Information:
Proceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.
Publisher:
International Foundation for Telemetering
Journal:
International Telemetering Conference Proceedings
Abstract:
IIT Research Institute has developed a technique that greatly increases the operating life of the magnetic tape media as well as that of the head. This is accomplished by the application of a very thin coating of an inert lubricant to the surface of the media. Tests have been performed with a variety of commercially available tapes and various head materials. Greater than 5 million passes of 3M 900 on a loop tester were achieved with no apparent effect on the tape. Without lubrication, the same tests achieved only 30,000 passes. Head wear was decreased by as much as a factor of ten where lubricated tape was used. This paper describes the technique and gives typical test results obtained by IITRI and others.
Sponsors:
International Foundation for Telemetering
ISSN:
0884-5123; 0074-9079
Additional Links:
http://www.telemetry.org/

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleSurface Lubrication of Magnetic Tapeen_US
dc.contributor.authorWright, C. D.en
dc.contributor.authorTobin, H. G.en
dc.contributor.departmentITT Research Instituteen
dc.date.issued1975-10en
dc.rightsCopyright © International Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.collectioninformationProceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.en
dc.publisherInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.abstractIIT Research Institute has developed a technique that greatly increases the operating life of the magnetic tape media as well as that of the head. This is accomplished by the application of a very thin coating of an inert lubricant to the surface of the media. Tests have been performed with a variety of commercially available tapes and various head materials. Greater than 5 million passes of 3M 900 on a loop tester were achieved with no apparent effect on the tape. Without lubrication, the same tests achieved only 30,000 passes. Head wear was decreased by as much as a factor of ten where lubricated tape was used. This paper describes the technique and gives typical test results obtained by IITRI and others.en
dc.description.sponsorshipInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.identifier.issn0884-5123en
dc.identifier.issn0074-9079en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/609342en
dc.identifier.journalInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedingsen
dc.typetexten
dc.typeProceedingsen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.telemetry.org/en
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