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How to dissect a hdd spindle motor Sankey

  1. May 22, 2005 #1
    How to dissect a hdd (seagate Mod. ST31276A) spindle motor "Sankey"?

    I have a spindle motor of seagate( Mod. ST31276A about 6 GB) It motor is "sankey" made in Japan . I wonder how to disassemble it(to see the coils, magnet,halls, etc). If some people can help me ..I will appreciate a lot.
    Thanks. :confused:
    Last edited: May 23, 2005
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  3. May 22, 2005 #2
    what size HD was it from?
  4. May 23, 2005 #3


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    The spindle is press-fitted into the chassis.

    Get something you can use as a probe (just use a screw or something), hold it underneath the spindle, and smack the whole lot down onto a hard surface. The spindle should pop out of its location in the HDD chassis, then you'll be able to see the motor.

    If this isn't what you're after, let us know.
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