metal-in-gap head

metal-in-gap head

[‚med·əl in ‚gap ′hed]
(electronics)
A ring head in which the gap in the ring is lined with a metallic material having a higher saturation magnetization in order to extend the maximum field of the head. Abbreviated MIG head.
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Read-Rite designs, manufactures and markets thin film and advanced metal-in-gap heads and headstack assemblies for the most technologically advanced segments of the small form factor Winchester disk drive market and supplies magnetoresistive heads for quarter-inch-cartridge tape drives.
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