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Press Release 04-053 - Video
Lapping Machine

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Download video (filesize: 4.3MB). In this movie, the ceramic read-write heads are loaded into a holding tray and mounted on the polishing machine. The heads are then lowered for the polishing process, during which the Ventana fluid is added drop by drop onto the rotating wheel. Centripetal acceleration causes the fluid and debris to move to the outer edge of the rotating wheel.

Credit: Ventana Research

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In this movie, the ceramic read-write heads are loaded into a holding tray and mounted on the polishing machine. The heads are then lowered for the polishing process, during which the Ventana fluid is added drop by drop onto the rotating wheel. Centripetal acceleration causes the fluid and debris to move to the outer edge of the rotating wheel.

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