Accession Number : AD0748115

Title :   A Magnetic Tape Study.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 70-Apr 72,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Personal Author(s) : Piech,Richard

Report Date : AUG 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A study was conducted to identify problem areas in the use and handling of Magnetic Tapes. The study included determining the causes of tape errors and whether it is advantageous to the FAA to recondition tapes on a periodic basis. An engineering investigation also was conducted to select the optimum equipment for a magnetic tape maintenance program. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MAGNETIC TAPE, MAINTENANCE), ERRORS, DEGRADATION, HANDLING, CLEANING, TEST METHODS

Subject Categories : Recording and Playback Devices

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE