Mid-Volume/High-Mix Pick and Place

Benchmarking Pick and Place Equipment Against Your Needs

Mid-Volume/High-Mix Pick and Place Equipment

Annual Board Requirement 19,500
Unique Components per board 89
Placements per board 213
Board length 12''
Board width 10''
Minimum size component 0201
Maximum size component BGA208 (23 mm x 23 mm)
Fine pitch requirement 0.050'' Ball Pitch BGA 208

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


PCB Requirement Equipment Data
Feeder Slots PCB Example 03 Model MC388
Feeder Slots Required 90 (81-8 mm, 9-tube) 256-8 mm slots
Tube/Stick Parts 8 Avail (subtract 9 slots per 10)
Matric Tray Parts 4 3 to 6 avail. full JEDEC location
Component Handling
Smallest Part 0201 01005 (with nozzle)
Largest Part 23 mm x 23 mm 100 x 150 mm
Smallest Lead Pitch 0.050'' 0.012''
Board Handling
Board Size Maximum 12.5'' x 47'' with conveyor
12.5" x 43" without conveyor
(It would be 16'' instead of 12.5' without the matrix trays)
Board Size Minimum 12'' x 10'' 2'' x 2''
Placement Speed Required
Board CPH Requirement 2556 cph 7350 cph (manufacturer's spec
of 10,500 de-rated 30%)

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