Artifact Details

Title

Automated Tape Library - lower rail

Catalog Number

102733744

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Xytex

Place Manufactured

Boulder, CO

Dimensions

overall: 2 in x 2 in x 67 in

Description

This object is a 2-inch solid steel cylinder with a rack gear milled on one side. It bolts to the brackets in the bottom of the ATL main boxes. The tape retrieval mechanism rides along the rail. A pinion gear on one of the platform motors engages with the rack teeth on the rail. This moves the platform from side to side.

Category

Memory & storage/tape

Lot Number

X4575.2008