Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


High-capacity SMD storage tower

7 August 2013 Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

At the recent APEX 2013 exhibition, MYDATA unveiled new models of its popular SMD Tower for compact storage of electronics manufacturing components. The new models will allow manufacturers to increase uptime and reduce changeover costs by providing 22% more storage capacity within the same one-metre footprint.

By automatically storing and retrieving components in an MSD-compliant environment, the system provides improved quality control and changeover efficiency for all sectors of the electronics manufacturing market.

With the new SMD Tower models, the company has succeeded in expanding storage capacity in order to house up to 658 reels. In addition to further reducing kitting and changeover times, this increased capacity makes it possible for manufacturers to complete more jobs and shorter batches with no additional operating costs.

As with all of MYDATA’s SMD Towers, the new models offer complete automated component storage with an open interface for simple integration with existing ERP systems. The new SMD Tower will be available in two versions – the SMD Tower 2000 and SMD Tower 5130 – which are optimised according to the size and type of component reels to be stored.



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