Low-Volume Pick and Place Equipment

Benchmarking Pick and Place Equipment Against Your Needs

Low-Volume Pick and Place Equipment

Annual Board Requirement 10,500
Unique Components per board 43
Placements per board 225
Board length 7''
Board width 5''
Minimum size component 0603
Maximum size component SOIC8 (4.9 mm x 6 mm)
Fine pitch requirement 0.050''

Here is the chart comparing the assembler's requirements against a specific pick and place machine:


PCB Requirement Equipment Data
Feeder Slots PCB Example 01 Model MC400
Feeder Slots Required 44 (42-8 mm, 1-12 mm) 64-8 mm slots
Tube/Stick Parts 0 10-lane feeder requires
9 feeder slots
Matric Tray Parts 0 Up to 3 trays in PCB area
(trays reduce placement area)
Component Handling
Smallest Part 0603 0201 (with nozzle)
Largest Part SOIC8 100 mm x 150 mm (3.94'' x 5.9'')
Smallest Lead Pitch 0.050'' 15 mil (0.015'')
Board Handling
Board Size Maximum (415 mm x 320 mm) 16.3'' x 12.5''
Board Size Minimum 5'' x 7'' 2'' x 2''
Placement Speed Required
Board CPH Requirement 1350 2000 (IPC-9850 spec fo 2500
cpd de-rated 20%)

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