Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


Testing made easy

26 July 2023 Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Working with a test jig can be labour intensive and repetitive, causing a loss of concentration, leading to errors. For the automation of test processes INGUN offers functional units which can be retrofitted and installed on manual test fixtures to enable automated opening and closing, and automated contacting of DUTs/PCBs.

To avoid potential risks for the operators, Electronic Industry Supplies supplies an optional safety switch unit which stops the automatic opener/closer immediately if necessary. The system allows for increased productivity and optimum safety, and provides a flexible approach to test beds.

After retrofitting, the now automated test fixtures can still be used manually, if required, after quick and easy retooling. This ensures maximum flexibility in the test process.

The system consists of a 12 V geared motor which drives a toothed segment of the drive unit’s coupling via a gear. The robust design enables a contact force of up to 1000 N and a service life of up to 500 000 load cycles.


Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

Clean soldering tips in one second
Testerion Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Weller has introduced the new WATC100 soldering tip cleaner which can clean soldering tips and desoldering tweezers quickly, efficiently and safely.

Read more...
Yamaha Robotics releases 3D hybrid AOI
Truth Electronic Manufacturing Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
With a 25-megapixel high-resolution camera, the AOI achieves approximately 1,6 times faster speed than previous models.

Read more...
Next gen high-speed modular mounter
Truth Electronic Manufacturing Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
This new addition is a next-generation, compact, high-speed modular mounter with space-saving qualities, and provides a combination of component compatibility and versatility.

Read more...
Modern vision systems in manufacturing
Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Using an intelligent vision system provides a proactive approach, which helps prevent faulty products from reaching the market, thereby reducing customer complaints and minimising recall costs.

Read more...
Designing and manufacturing robust enclosures for extreme environments
Editor's Choice Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
The lifecycle of robust edge devices starts with design, and all aspects, including electronic components, packaging, shipping, installation, and servicing needs to be considered at the design stage to ensure that an edge device can operate in the environment it is intended for.

Read more...
Maximising soldering iron tip life
Vepac Electronics Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
During the soldering process, the soldering iron tip undergoes physical changes. These changes, over time, affect the ability of the soldering iron tip to make quality solder connections, and can decrease an operator’s performance.

Read more...
White residues on the assembly
Electronic Industry Supplies Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
When white residues suddenly appear on assemblies for unknown reasons, the customer is often confused – and the first idea is often the same: something must be wrong with the cleaner. But this is only the cause in extremely rare cases.

Read more...
Reducing solder paste spatter during reflow
Techmet Editor's Choice Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Splash is a problem that solder paste will inevitably encounter during the welding process, and distinguishing between spatter and solder ball is the first step in solving the problem.

Read more...
Issues surrounding foam when cleaning
MyKay Tronics Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Foam is a common issue in the electronic cleaning world, and this article lists the common issues and solutions to preventing foam build up.

Read more...
Clean soldering tips in one second
Allan McKinnon & Associates Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Weller has introduced the new WATC100 soldering tip cleaner that can clean soldering tips and desoldering tweezers efficiently and safely in just one second.

Read more...