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Multiple Parts Pickup Head

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053647D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Westermann, KH [+details]

Abstract

There is shown and described a vacuum pickup head for picking a plurality of parts supplied at a first center-to-center distance and placing those parts on an assembly requiring a smaller center-to-center distance. In particular, the pickup head is comprised of a plurality of individual vacuum partholders contoured to conform to keybuttons. The device is used during automated manufacture of keyboard assemblies.