SMT products to watch: The latest in SMT pick and place machines (low volume)

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Wednesday, May 9, 2013: Watch out the latest SMT products

Model: iFlex H1, Brand: Assembléon, Company: Assembléon

iFlex H1 is used for ICs and fine pitch placements. Launched at Productionica in November 2011, it is a complete and flexible SMT solution for electronics manufacturers, especially designed to increase productivity in high product mix environments by more than 30 per cent. iFlex produces the highest board quality as it uses Assembléon’s unique single pick/single place technology, giving the industry’s highest first pass yield production levels with defect levels of less than 10 DPM, claims the company.

Key features

Placement rate:7100 cph; Feeder capacity/position: Maximum 146 twin tape feeder positions/maximum 30 tray positions; Component size: Minimum 0.4 x 0.2 mm (01005), maxinum 120 x 52 mm; standard component height 10.5 mm, optional component height 10.5 mm; maximum tape feeding positions (8 mm)—73 single tapes, 146 twin tapes.

Contact details: Ph: +31402723000 (The Netherlands); www.assembleon.com/; India distributor: Bergen Associates Pvt Ltd
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Model: Agate LED pick & place, Brand: Agate Global, Company: Agate Global Pte Ltd

This automatic LED pick and place machine has been specially developed to meet the requirement of the LED market and was launched internationally in January 2012. It is a good solution for LED lighting PCBs used in LED tubelights, LED downlights, LED modules, etc.

The machine has the technology of locating pin and mechanical origin alignment along with bilateral fixture to ensure good accuracy of 0.05 mm and convenient material feeding.

Key features

Number of heads: 4; Placement rate: 8000 cph, Feeder capacity: 4 feeders (machine designed exclusively for all types of LEDs, chip resistors and chip capacitors); Component size: Can handle wide range of SMD LED (3528, 5050, 3014, 3020, etc) as well as high power LEDs; it is possible to load PCB of 1200 mm (4 ft) length and 380 mm width

Contact details: Agate & Agate Marketing Resources (I) Pvt Ltd; aaresources@vsnl.com; www.smt-india.com
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Model: Quadra DVC, Brand: TWS Automation, Company: TWS Automation Srl

A dual head pick and place machine, Quadra DVC was launched globally in November 2011. It has large feeder capacity, and is equipped with dynamic vision centering system on the head and additional upward looking camera for BGAs and large components. It is capable of handling 0201 components, fine pitch ICs, SMD connectors and BGAs.

Key features

Number of heads: 2; Placement rate: 3300 cph; Feeder capacity: 120 feeders of 8 mm; Component size: Can handle all types of SMD components, SMD LEDs as well as through-hole LEDs; Can handle PCBs up to 550 mm x 420 mm.

Contact details: Ph: +390585634758; sales@tws-automation.com; www.tws-automation.com/; India distributor: Agate & Agate Marketing Resources (I) Pvt Ltd
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Model: M3-Plus, Brand: I-Pulse, (a Yamaha Motor Group company)

A mini module mounter with the latest digital technology, M3-Plus is capable of handling components from 0201 to 31 mm square SOP, SOJ, QFP, connector, PLCC, CSP and BGA. It is suitable for automotive boards, CFL/LED boards, electronic ballasts, etc. In early 2011, the machine was upgraded from M3 to M3-Plus with new features of speed enhancement and higher accuracy.

Key features

Placement rate: 12,850 cph and IPC speed of 10,800 cph; Feeder capacity: 16 types of 8 mm; PCB size: Maximum 330 x 250 x 3 mm, staminimum 50 x 30 x 0.4 mm; component height 15 mm.

Contact details: yasutomi@ipulse.co.jp; www.ipulse.co.jp/english/index.html; India distributor: Leaptech Corporation (www.leaptech.in)
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Model: YS12F, Brand: Yamaha Japan, Company: Yamaha Motor Group

YS12F is a multi-function mounter capable of mounting all kinds of SMT components, which was launched internationally in March 2011. This is an ideal start for any type of PCB assembly with low volume. It is capable of handling up to 0.2 mm ball diameter BGA/CSP. It has an optional tray selection mode—the manual tray and the automatic tray supply device can be selected. It uses intelligent feeders—electric powered ‘SS feeder’ with thin, light, and compact body.

Key features

Placement rate: Practical speed varies between 7000-13,000 cph; Feeder capacity: 47 slots based on 8 mm standard. 107 slots based on 8 mm optional; Component size: 01005 up to 45 mm x 100 mm including 15 mm tall component; Accuracy of placement: 50 micron @ 3 sigma for chip component and 30 micron for QFP; PCB size applicable: 510 mm x 460 mm (standard), Optional PCB size available: 750 mm x 460 and 1200 mm x 460 mm

Contact details: Ph: 81-53-460-6100; www.yamaha-motor.co.jp/global/industrial/smt/; Singapore HQ: Transtechnology Pte Ltd, Ph: (65) 62961919; trans-tec.india@trans-tec.com; India distributor: Trans-Tec
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Model: EM-760L, Brand: EVEST, Company: EVEST Corp

EVEST EM series are targeted towards low and medium volume manufacturers supporting different vision systems, more than 12 types of feeding systems, three types of pick and place head modules. With component handling capability from small chips such as 0201 up to large fine pitch IC or odd shape components, EM series are designed to be ultra rigid and durable with FEM simulations performed during the design phase. The unique pattern matching algorithm enables programming of odd shaped components such as RF shields, etc, where vision file is not available in the standard component database.

EM series was upgraded for LED long board and launched in international markets in Q3, 2011. It can handle all SMD type LEDs, and can also handle long length (1200 mm) PCBs used in LED tubelights and LED striplights.

Key features

Number of heads: 6 in-line heads with Z-motors; Real speed is around 9000~10,000 cph for 510*460 mm PCB, or option 1200*460 mm PCB (for LED products); Feeder capacity: 120 pcs 8 mm feeders; Component size: 0603 mm (0201) to 45*45 mm; Accuracy of placement: 50um for IC, 60um for passive components

Contact details:
Ph: +86 13651885214, jackchou@evest.com.tw or jackevest@shevest.com.cn, www.evest.com.tw, India distributor: Prosem Technology India (P) Ltd, Agate & Agate Marketing Resources (I) Pvt Ltd
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Model: EM-560M, Brand: EVEST, Company: EVEST Corp

EVEST EM series are targeted towards low and medium volume manufacturers supporting different vision systems, more than 12 types of feeding systems, three types of pick and place head modules. With component handling capability from small chips such as 0201 up to large fine pitch IC or odd shape components, EM series are designed to be ultra rigid and durable with FEM simulations performed during the design phase. The unique pattern matching algorithm enables programming of odd shaped components such as RF shields, etc, where vision file is not available in the standard component database.

EM series was upgraded for LED long board and launched in international markets in Q3, 2011. It can handle all SMD type LEDs, and can also handle long length (1200 mm) PCBs used in LED tubelights and LED striplights.

Key features

Real speed is around 9,000~10,000 CPH for 330*250mm PCB, or option 600*250mm PCB (for LED products); Feeder capacity: 80 pcs 8mm feeders; Component size: 0603 mm (0201) to 45*45 mm; Accuracy of placement: 50um for IC, 60um for passive components

Contact details: Ph: +86 13651885214, jackchou@evest.com.tw or jackevest@shevest.com.cn, www.evest.com.tw, India distributor: Prosem Technology India (P) Ltd, Agate & Agate Marketing Resources (I) Pvt Ltd
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Model: SIPLACE D1/D1s, Brand: SIPLACE, Company: ASM Assembly Systems

The flexible single gantry SIPLACE D1/D1s offers an optimum price performance ratio. It can place a wide range of components by just equipping it with either one or two of the three placement heads. It also offers access to different variants of the PCB conveyor, namely the SIPLACE single conveyor and the flexible SIPLACE dual conveyor. With SIPLACE D1, NPI can be quickly implemented with the SIPLACE virtual product build. This SIPLACE NPI solution, when used in conjunction with the SIPLACE Pro-programming software allows electronics manufacturers to programme, set up, check and make programme adjustments offline, increasing machine utilisation and reducing waste. It is used for industrial electronics, lighting, mobile phone, medical electronics manufacturing industries, etc.

It can handle all types of LEDs and SMDs. It can also handle long length PCBs used in LED tubelights and LED strip lights, maximum PCB length 610 mm. The machine was upgraded in mid 2011 with new component feeding to handle special connectors.

Key features

Placement rate: 13,000 cph (IPC); Feeder capacity/position: 90 types of 8 mm taped or 60 types of 8 mm taped + 28 trays; Component size: 01005 inch–200 mm x 125 mm; Accuracy of placement: ± 30 μm @ 3 sigma

Contact details: ASM Assembly Systems India Pvt Ltd, siplace.sg@asmpt.com, www.siplace.com
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Model: BA388V2, Brand: Autotronik, Company: Autotronik-SMT GmbH

These two fully automatic pick and place machines, which were launched in March 2011, cater to low to medium volume mounting requirements. These use state of the art ‘On the Fly Vision’ technology and are capable of handling all types of SMD components with special nozzles. It can also handle all types of LEDs, connectors and odd size components. The machines has wide feeder capacity raging from .Autotronik BA388 is specially designed for long PCB board production with wide range of different feeders.

BA392-LED is specially designed for LED board application in medium production batch sizes. Various options are provided for different applications. Innovative two stage conveyor design can handle 600 mm board length in each stage, and can support long PCB of 1.2 m length in automatic production.

Key features

Number of heads: 2; Placement rate: 6400 cph (under the optimum condition) and 5500 cph (IPC9850 chip 1608); Feeder capacity (8 mm) without conveyer: up to 256 tape feeders; Feeder capacity (8 mm) with conveyer: up to 192 tape feeders; IC tray capacity: up to 6 waffle trays; Component size (mm)—handled by head camera: smallest: 0.6 x 0.3 mm; largest: 16 x 14 mm; with optional fix camera, it can handle upto 150 x 100 mm size

Contact details: + 49 (0) 9621-600 691; office@autotronik-smt.com; www.autotronik-smt.de; Stephen Leung, Autotronik SMT Asia Ltd, Hongkong, Ph: 00852 26870948, stephenleung@autotronik-smt.com India distributor: EMST Marketing Pvt Ltd
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Model: BA392-LED, Brand: Autotronik, Company: Autotronik-SMT GmbH

These two fully automatic pick and place machines, which were launched in March 2011, cater to low to medium volume mounting requirements. These use state of the art ‘On the Fly Vision’ technology and are capable of handling all types of SMD components with special nozzles. It can also handle all types of LEDs, connectors and odd size components. The machines has wide feeder capacity raging from .Autotronik BA388 is specially designed for long PCB board production with wide range of different feeders.

BA392-LED is specially designed for LED board application in medium production batch sizes. Various options are provided for different applications. Innovative two stage conveyor design can handle 600 mm board length in each stage, and can support long PCB of 1.2 m length in automatic production.

Key features

Number of heads: 2; Placement rate: 6400 cph (under the optimum condition) and 5500 cph (IPC9850 chip 1608); Feeder capacity (8 mm) with conveyer: up to 96 tape feeders; IC tray capacity: up to 4 waffle trays; Component size (mm)—handled by head camera: smallest: 0.6 x 0.3 mm; largest: 16 x 14 mm; with optional fix camera, it can handle upto 150 x 100 mm size

Contact details: + 49 (0) 9621-600 691; office@autotronik-smt.com; www.autotronik-smt.de; Stephen Leung, Autotronik SMT Asia Ltd, Hongkong, Ph: 00852 26870948, stephenleung@autotronik-smt.com India distributor: EMST Marketing Pvt Ltd
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