Electronics Forum | Fri Jun 10 17:57:17 EDT 2005 | ratsalad
Does anyone have a suggestion on where to get a relatively inexpensive CMM for measuring my SMT accuracy? Even an XY table with a digital position display would be pretty handy to have. I use mostly Panasonic equipment at my current company, and I
Electronics Forum | Tue Jul 07 10:25:03 EDT 2015 | swag
Dial indicator on a post/base. You might need a fine point tip to get between adjascent components and the BGA. Or... if you're real fance schmancy you could use a CMM if you have one.
Electronics Forum | Thu Mar 06 14:10:26 EST 2003 | gregp
Hello Mike, The IPC has recently released a specification (IPC-9850) that characterizes the performance of placement machines. The process is very similar to the process you describe (placing parts on a glass plate and measuring the results). The I
Electronics Forum | Tue May 07 15:24:13 EDT 2002 | gregp
I believe Mitutoyo makes a CMM for that application. They were soliciting the idea at APEX show a couple of years ago. I believe they were going to develop some software to do just what you are asking for (following the IPC-9850 format). A CMM, ho