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Some Studies on the Reduction of Head Wear Caused by Magnetic Tapes and a Test Device for Measuring the Relative Wear on a Simulated Head

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This paper describes the results of some studies to determine the effects of various surface treatments to decrease head wear caused by contact with magnetic tape. A test device for simulating head wear and a means of measuring the relative head wear is described. The possible effects on output at low and high frequencies and the noise level were investigated.

JAES Volume 10 Issue 1 pp. 60-63; January 1962
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