THROUGHPUT ENHANCEMENT FOR L.C.A. LINE
Original Publication Date: 1993-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Feb-15
The current chip shooter and the fine pitch machine technology utilizes 2 sec./PCB to read fidu- cials before placing parts on the PCB's. This can add up to 12 sec./pallet if eight PCB's are used per pallet. This causes in reduction of throughput as well as machine utilization time.