PCB assembly systems 1989. The international directory of SMT/insertion equipment
This book provides for the first time in a concise and easily readable form a detailed comparison of 95 major assembly pick-and-place systems available for populating PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards) with electronic components. Specific categories detail the semi-automatic and automatic equipments vailable for both conventional leaded component insertion and for SMT (Surface Mount Technology). The book includes a guide to choosing the facility that best suits present and foreseeable requirements. Performance information about each systems has been extracted and distilled into a clear tabular form and includes specifications about mounting rate, component and component delivery formats, PCB delivery formats, placement accuracy and repeatability, programming facilities, and option available for expansion.