Hard Drive Platter Inspection

Engineer in Cleanroom

HDD platter inspection process. Drive has suffered from a head crash. Before submitting to us, the customer has removed the HDD lid in order to check the internal parts. There were visible debris and microscopic circular scratches on the surface. Circular scratching means that the customer has tried to run the HDD at least once after the head crash. Partial data recovery is possible from this hard drive.