Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


SMT X-ray parts counter

EMP 2021 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Exact inventory knowledge and permanent inventory are mandatory to increase productivity, for on-time delivery and for immediate reaction in case of bottlenecks. The entire SMT line is usually monitored, so monitoring and controlling inventory to run the lines should be considered equally as important for the production process. The OC-SCAN CCX.3 SMD counting machine from Optical Control GmbH simplifies electronics manufacturing, offering exact and precise control of inventory.

The machine uses X-ray technology to count SMT components in 10 seconds for reels of any size. The system is designed to be simple to operate and count quickly, eliminating hours of manual counting, and human error. The machine can be set up and used for production in less than an hour.

Features include automatic component recognition, 99,9% accuracy, 10 second counting for any size reel, counting of four 17,8 cm reels in 20 seconds, communication with storage and ERP systems, and nearly no required maintenance.


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