Cycle Time Improvement for Fuji IP2 Pick-and-Place Machines
Some of the major enhancements are eliminating head contention, reducing or eliminating nozzle changes, supporting user-defined nozzles, supporting large nozzles for holders 2 and 3, and being able to define multiple part data for a given part number. The cycle time improvement exceeds the original goal of 5%, and the result at one surface mount center was more than 16% over hand-created and optimized recipes. The solution helps both the high-volume and the high-mix centers.
by Fereydoon Safai
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