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Computer-aided Testing and Fabrication of Magnetic Tape Heads

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3 Author(s)
Fischer, R.B. ; Systems Manufacturing Division plant in Boulder, Colorado 80301, USA ; Cox, C.M. ; Holdinsky, C.

A data collection and analysis system has been developed to control magnetic tape head testing and provide data analysis for manufacturing process control. Data collection is achieved by a system of test terminals controlled by an IBM 1130 computer, which is a satellite of an IBM System/360 Model 50 computer. The data base made possible by this system provides a means of tracing recurring failures and leads to a better understanding of the effects of process variables on the completed product.

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IBM Journal of Research and Development  (Volume:14 ,  Issue: 6 )