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JOB GUIDE

Feeder Modules
Overview
3 x 8 mm SL Tape Feeder Module
3 x 8 mm S Tape Feeder Module for 0201/0402 Components
3 x 8 mm S Tape Feeder Module

8 mm S Tape Feeder Module


8 mm S II Tape Feeder Module

12/16 mm S Tape Feeder Module

24/32 mm S Tape Feeder Module

44, 56, 72, and 88 mm S Tape Feeder Modules

Linear Vibratory Feeder

Bulk Case Feeder


3 x 8 mm SL Tape Feeder Module
3 x 8 mm S Tape Feeder Module for 0201/0402 Components
3 x 8 mm S Tape Feeder Module
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Distinguishable differences

3 x 8 mm SL tape feeder module

Tape foil removal container and retainer


are metal colored. Pick-up window and
removal edge are in one part and
labeled with SL.
Distinguishable differences

3 x 8 mm S tape feeder module 3 x 8 mm S tape feeder module


for 0201/0402 components

Flaps, tape foil removal container, Flaps, tape foil removal container,
and retainer are gold colored. and retainer are metal colored.
Pick-up window and removal edge is Pick-up window and removal edge
one part. are two parts.

Please note: The 3 x 8 mm S tape feeder module for 0201/0402 components has no
spacer. The increment is pre-set at 2 mm as the carrier tape for this module
is generally manufactured with 2 mm increments.
But a setting of 4 mm is possible!

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Inserting carrier tape

1 2

Fold cover tape over start of carrier tape. Push tapes into feeder.

3 4

Grasp tapes. Pull back cover tape.


5

Press
repeatedly till fold in
the cover tape
is positioned in
Push start of carrier tape under pick-up window. 6
the middle of the
pick-up window.

= Button "Index" for carrier tape movement Perforation must be engaged


by the pin wheel.

= Button "Tape" for cover tape removal

= Button "Select" for track selection

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Inserting cover tape in the removal device

1 2

Press and hold the retainer down. Lift the pick-up window using a
fingernail under the hook there.

3 4

Place the cover tape over removal Make sure, that the perforation
edge and close the pick-up window. engages with the pin wheel.
5 6

Pull the start of cover tape straight


Pull back the cover tape (approx. 300 mm). and fold it into a V-shape.

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Place the start of the cover tape between


the spur wheels of the cover tape re- Hold pressed till
moval device. the motor switches off.
Only then is the cover tape
Press simultaneously. tensioned.

= Button "Index" = Button "Tape" = Button "Select"


for carrier tape movement for cover tape removal for track selection
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Please note:

Do not open the retainer when carrier and cover tapes are
already in place before firstly relieving tension from the
cover tape!

Otherwise, the cover tape removal device will cause


tearing in the carrier tape's perforation resulting in several
tape-pockets being pulled forwards.

Consequence:
Loss of components and possible malfunctions
due to loose components.
Adjusting the pitch in 2 mm increments

Correct positioning of all components may be 1

achieved by advancing the carrier tape in 2 mm steps.

The point in the display


indicates the selected track.

Press to select
2 the desired track.
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4

To adjust the
pick-up position:
Press and hold .. . . within 2 seconds . .
press and hold . press and hold

release
The carrier tape will be moved an increment of 2 mm.

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Display of the correct pick-up positions

Rear position Front position


3 x 8 mm S: BE < 3 mm 3 x 8 mm S: BE > 3 mm
3 x 8 mm SL: BE < 1.6 mm 3 x 8 mm SL: BE > 1.6 mm

= Position where to
set each center

= Component's
center
Adjusting between 2 mm, 4 mm, or 8 mm pitches

1 2

Press and hold till the number in the Press .


display blinks.

Check the pitch

Press once
Release :
= change between
2 or 4 or 8 mm
2 mm 4 mm 8 mm
pitch appears in
pitch
display

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Using 0402 components in paper tape (3 x 8 mm SL)

Spacer in Spacer in
When size 0402
components are used pick-up position idle position
a spacer (0402 carrier tape
support) is placed below
the pick-up window.

Press the spacer into the Should the spacer not be


machined holes. These holes needed, it can be pressed
fix the spacer's position. into the idle position.

Place spacer with guide pins facing


down and insert fork at the back.
Using 0402 components in paper tape (3 x 8 mm S)

Spacer in Spacer in
When size 0402
components are used pick-up position idle position
a spacer (0402 carrier tape
support) is placed below
the pick-up window.

Press the spacer into the Should the spacer not be


machined holes. These holes needed, it can be pressed
fix the spacer's position. into the idle position.

Place spacer with guide pins facing


= Notch on pick-up window
down.

= Positioning of the spacer


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Setting up the central tape reels

1 Central carrier tape 2

Lay central carrier tape reels


in an elevated area.
Insert the tape reel holder between
the tapes of the nos. 2 and 4 feeder modules.

2nd feeder module 4th feeder module

Space Space
Latch tape reel holder into place.
Inserting the idler pulley

Position the idler pulley


over the reel holder.

Insert the idler pulley


into the eyelet.

Turn idler pulley


in direction of arrow.

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Example of an optimal set-up

Please note:

Disengage the spring clip when taking


down the tape reel holder.
Setting the foil peeling force

Please note:
The foil peeling force has to be
increased when the foil cannot
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be peeled off correctly.
reduced when the foil tears
frequently.

The foil peeling force can be set for


each track separately.

central screw: fully screwed in


= maximum foil peeling force;
outer screws: medium setting

central screw: fully screwed out


= minimum foil peeling force

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8 mm S Tape Feeder Module
8 mm S II Tape Feeder Module
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Inserting carrier tape

1 2

Fold cover tape over start of carrier tape. Push tapes into feeder.

3 4

Grasp tapes. Pull back cover tape.


5

Press
repeatedly till fold
in the cover tape
is positioned in 6

Push start of carrier tape under pick-up window. the middle of the
pick-up window.

= Button "Index" for carrier tape movement


Perforation must be engaged by the pin wheel.

= Button "Tape" for cover tape removal

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Inserting cover tape in the removal device

1 2

Press and hold the retainer down.


Lift the pick-up window.

3 4

Place the cover tape


over the removal edge
and close the pick-up window.
Take note of the perforation! Pull back the cover tape (approx. 400 mm).
5 6

Disengage latch. Release the cover tape removal device.

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Insert the cover tape. Close the cover tape removal device.

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V-shape

Pull the start of cover tape straight and fold it into Press
a V-shape. Pull the start of cover tape between
the spur wheels of the cover tape removal device. till cover is tensioned.

Please note:

Do not open the retainer when carrier and cover tapes


are already in place before firstly releasing the cover
tape removal device.

Otherwise, the cover tape removal will cause tearing


in the carrier tape's perforation resulting in several
tape-pockets being pulled forwards.

Consequence:
Loss of components and possible malfunctions due
to loose components.
Adjusting the pitch to 2 mm

Correct positioning
1 2
of all components
may be achieved
by advancing the
carrier tape in 2 mm
steps. Press
and .

The same has


Press and hold . . within 2 seconds . . press and hold to be observed
with buttons
and on the
old control panel.
3 Press and hold release

The carrier tape


will be moved an
increment of 2 mm.

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Component: Component:
Warning! < 3 mm > 3 mm
When light flashes
Display of the
regularly (not fast):
Cover tape has torn! correct pick-
When flash is fast:
up positions
The power supply is
insufficient!

= Position where to = Component's


set each center center

Component:
< 3 mm
Adjusting between 2 mm or 4 mm pitches

1 2

Cover at the pick-up Cover at the pick-up


window opens. window closes.

Press and hold 2 seconds later, press

press once = 2 mm

press twice = 4 mm

Check the pitch

Release

flashes once = 2 mm

flashes twice = 4 mm

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Using 0402 components in paper tape

When size 0402 Single-sided Double-sided


components are used retainer retainer
a spacer (0402 carrier
tape support) is placed
below the pick-up window.

= Notch on pick-up window


Insert spacer.
= Positioning of the spacer
12/16 mm S Tape Feeder Module
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12 mm configuration
Setting plate and tape clip positions
for 12 mm carrier tapes

Setting plate

Tape clip
16 mm configuration
Setting plate and tape clip positions
for 16 mm carrier tapes

Setting plate

Tape clip

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Inserting carrier tape

1 2

Turn front latch to unlock the pick-up


Wrap excess cover tape around window and thread the carrier tape from
front end of carrier tape. the back through the module.

3 4

Lift pick-up window and pull the cover Carrier tape's perforation must
tape back over the removal plate. engage with the pin-wheel.
Inserting cover tape in the removal device

1 2 Keep pressing and releasing


until the carrier tape comes
out at the front of the module.

Press down component cover and Pull back the cover tape to a length
pick-up window, then latch into place. of 300 mm from the tape end.

3 4

Bring the cover tape's end down from Press and hold on the control
above over the rocker and between panel until motor shuts off.
the two gearwheels of the foil removal device. The rocker is tensioned.

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Adjusting the pitch in 2 mm increments

1 2

Correct positioning
of all components
Press and hold . . within 2 seconds . . press and hold may be achieved
by advancing the
carrier tape in
3 4 2 mm steps. Press
and .

press and
Release "2" appears still holding
release

The tape will now advance in 2 mm increments.


1 3 mm component 3.1 7 mm component 7.1 16 mm component

The correct
pick-up
positions
are shown
here

= 3 positions where to set each center = Component's center

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Adjusting the pitch for different component sizes


In this example:
1 2 3
8 mm

Each press increases Release both buttons and


Press and
hold until "8" flashes the pitch by 4 mm. to accept the pitch at 4, 8, 12 or 16 mm.

Check the pitch


In this example:
1 2
8 mm

Each press advances the tape From center here: 8 mm


Press until "8" appears. forward by 8 mm. to center

= 1 x 8 mm = 2 x 8 mm
24/32 mm S Tape Feeder Module
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24 mm configuration

Setting plate and tape clip positions


for 24 mm tapes

Setting plate

Tape clip
32 mm configuration

Setting plate and tape clip positions


for 32 mm tapes

Setting plate

Tape clip

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Inserting carrier tape

1 2

Turn front latch to unlock the pick-up


Wrap excess cover tape around window and thread the carrier tape from
front end of carrier tape. the back through the module.

3 4

Lift pick-up window and pull the cover


tape back over the removal plate. Carrier tape's perforation must
engage with the pin-wheel.
Inserting cover tape in the removal device

1 2 Keep pressing and releasing


until the carrier tape comes
out at the front of the module.

Press down component cover and Pull back the cover tape to a length
pick-up window, then latch into place. of 300 mm from the tape end.

3 4

Bring the cover tape's end down from Press and hold on the control
above over the rocker and between panel until motor shuts off.
the two gearwheels of the foil removal device. The rocker is tensioned.

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Adjusting the pitch in 2 mm increments

1 2

Correct positioning
of all components
may be achieved
Press and hold . . within 2 seconds . . press and hold
by advancing the
carrier tape in
3 4 2 mm steps. Press
and .

press press and


Release "2" appears
and hold

release

The tape will now advance in 2 mm increments.


24 mm component 32 mm component

= Position where
to set each center
The correct
pick-up
positions
are shown
= Component's
center here

Adjusting the pitch for different component sizes


In this example:
1 2 3
8 mm

Release both buttons and


Press Each press increases
and hold until "8" flashes. the pitch by 4 mm.
to accept the pitch at 4, 8, 12, 16,
20, 24, 28 or 32 mm.

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Check the pitch

In this example:
1 2
12 mm

Each press advances the tape


Press "12" appears. forward by 12 mm.

= 1 x 12 mm = 2 x 12 mm

From center to center


in this example: 12 mm
44, 56, 72, and 88 mm S Tape Feeder Modules
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Inserting carrier tape

1 2

Turn front latch to unlock the pick-up


window and thread the carrier tape from
Wrap excess cover tape around the back through the module.
front end of carrier tape. Two latches on the 72 and 88 mm S!

3 4

Lift pick-up window and pull the cover


Carrier tape's perforation must
tape back over the removal plate.
engage with the pin-wheel.
Inserting cover tape in the removal device

1 2 Keep pressing and releasing


until the carrier tape comes
out at the front of the module.

Press down component cover and


pick-up window, then latch into place. Pull back the cover tape to a length of 300 mm
Two latches on the 72 and 88 mm S! from the tape end.

3 4

Bring the cover tape's end down from Press and hold on the control
above over the rocker and between panel until motor shuts off.
the two gearwheels of the foil removal device. The rocker is tensioned.

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Adjusting the pitch in 2 mm increments

1 2

Correct positioning
of all components
Press and hold . . within 2 seconds . . press and hold may be achieved
by advancing the
carrier tape in
3 4 2 mm steps. Press
and .

press press and


Release "2" appears
and hold

release

The tape will now advance in 2 mm increments..


= Position where to set
each center
The correct
pick-up
positions
are shown
= Component's
center here

44 mm component

Adjusting the pitch for different component sizes


In this example:
1 2 3
8 mm

Release both buttons and to


Press Each press increases
and hold until "8" flashes. the pitch by 4 mm.
accept the pitch at 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24,
28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52 or 56 mm.

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Check the pitch

In this example:
1 2
12 mm

Press "12" appears. Each press advances the tape


forward by 12 mm.

= 1 x 12 mm = 2 x 12 mm

From center to center


in this example: 12 mm
Linear Vibratory Feeder
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Setting up the stick magazine

Vibratory
flap

Pin

Hang stick magazine to adjustment pin and push forward.


Keep away vibratory flap and set stick magazine on base.
Set centering pin into hollow.

Hollows for
centering pins

Centering pin
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Stick magazines of different


width and height can be used
on one base at the same
time.

Broad stick magazine:


Centering pin in hollow B.

2 3
A
E
B
D
C

Medium sized magazines: Small magazines:


Centering pins in hollows D and E. Centering pins in hollows A, B and C.

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Filling stick magazines with components

With the new long stick magazines the


cover of the SIPLACE need not be opened for refilling.

When the last component has reached the Open packaging magazine, position at the
red mark, the stick magazine has to be stick magazine and let the components slide
refilled (without stopping the machine). in. Vibration will move components forward.
Adjusting component stop

Plane side of component stop


Large components: pointing to component.
Adjust component stop to component
height.

Component stop

Large components Cutout

Long component stick magazine

Base

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Component stop cutout


pointing to component.
Small components:
Adjust component stop
to component height.

Cutout

Component stop

Small components
Long component stick magazine

Base
Adjusting vibratory flaps

Small gap

Loosen screw and shift vibratory flaps in


long holes, leaving a gap to components.

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Adjusting vibratory strength (only type 2)

Only if older linear vibratory


feeders (type 2) are used:

Set vibratory strength at


the exterior control unit.
Bulk Case Feeder
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Selection of feeder rail

Component base

Component height

Component base and component height


determine the choice of feeder rail.
Setting up the feeder rail

Contacts

Set the feeder rail on the base. Make sure, that contacts close.

2 3

Connect the quick-fit closure Turn the locking screw one


to the pin and latch into place. quarter of a turn to fix.

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Mount the Murata-Cassette

1 2

Squeeze both sides of the lock


Lock open
together and push it up.

3 4 5

Insert the Murata- Push button 1x to bring


cassette and push Open the slider components into pick-up
the lock back down. on the cassette. position.
Replacing empty Murata-Cassettes

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Empty Murata-cassettes can be
exchanged without stopping the
machine!

Prism

Inspect the prism for remaining Squeeze and push the lock up.
components between funnel Remove empty cassette
and cassette. and replace with a full one.

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Replacing the feeder rail when changing components

Loosen the locking


screw.
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Release quick-fit
closure.

Remove the feeder rail from


the base.
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Mount a new
feeder rail
Continue turning the rail until all and cassette
Lean feeder rail with cassette components fall out of the funnel
back. and into the cassette.
as described
on pages
63 and 64.
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Open the lock and remove


Close slider on the cassette.
the Murata-cassette.

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Remarks:

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