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Automating LED BIN-code management to boost productivity
Pushed by legislation and pulled by the demands of an excited marketplace, LED lighting has quickly become dominant, serving almost every illumination need from functional to decorative. Its success has transformed production of lighting fixtures away from traditional electrical wiring challenges and now demands electronic design knowhow and manufacturing capabilities.
Enhanced vision for robots simplifies setup
Yamaha Factory Automation Section has introduced next-generation vision for its uniquely flexible range of SCARA, cartesian, orbital, single-, and multi-axis robots. The latest iVY2 system, hosted on Yamaha’s state-of-the-art RCX340 robot controller, simplifies setup, accelerates performance and, for the first time, brings vision into the overall robot-control program for ease of use and efficiency.
SCARA robot with increase of the payload and cycle time reduction
It has been announced that Yamaha Motor Europe FA Section will release new SCARA robot ‘YK400 XE’ (with an arm length of 400 mm) on September 17th, 2019. This ‘YK400XE’ is a successor model of the conventional model ‘YK400XR’ that features high accuracy and high performance even at a less expensive price.
SCARA robot family boosts speed, versatility, and uptime
Yamaha Motor Europe Factory Automation Section, has continued to extend its SCARA family. The YK-XG and YK-TW orbital SCARA series are available arm lengths now range from just 120 to 1200mm, and maximum payload from one to 50kg, to accelerate a wide variety of pick and place, packaging/de-packaging, and mechanical assembly tasks.
Configurable modular transfer for robot assembly cells
A solution for robotic assembly by Yamaha Factory Automation Section, the LCM100 linear conveyor module, enables cleaner, quieter, and more flexible workpiece transport. By simplifying production startup, reducing cycle times, and increasing accuracy, the modules boost productivity and yield, while also cutting noise, increasing reliability, and reducing the size of robot assembly cells.
Robot lineup to solve real-world automation challenges
Lightweight cobots dominated at Hanover Messe this April. While they offered a tantalising vision for our industrial future, many automation challenges are solved more efficiently by coordinated high-speed robots working together in a fully integrated assembly cell.
Data interfaces are key to smart surface-mount manufacturing
Following mechanisation, mass production, and computerised automation, the fourth industrial revolution (Industrie 4.0) is transforming traditional automation into cyber-physical systems. These are expected to enable new ways of organising production, support the creation of new products and services, and open new opportunities for participation.
Modern manufacturing demands drive growing reliance on factory software tools
OEMs and contract assemblers are constantly seeking a technological edge over their competitors, investing in better, more modern machines, to win new business and grow their market share. A high level of automation is now applied at each point in the surface-mount assembly flow, from program generation through solder-paste deposition, component placement, inspection, reflow and test. Contributed by Yamaha Motor IM.
Surface mounter offers 200,000cph placement capability
Yamaha Motor IM Europe is to showcase the YSM40R Ultra-High-Speed Modular surface mounter as part of its full line solution at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2017 in Nuremberg May 16-18, booth 321, Hall 4. The YSM40R’s 200,000cph placement capability and area-efficient 1m-wide outline frees OEMs and contract assemblers to increase capacity and maximize use of available space.
Compact high-speed surface mounter
Yamaha’s YSM10 surface mounter is said to be the fastest in its class at 46,000CPH. The YSM10 is developed based on what Yamaha call the three "Ones" concept and provides 1) a combination of a mounting speed that is number one in its class, 2) a one-head-solution that does not require replacement, and 3) an integration of three models of the YS12 type into one platform.
Automotive electronics made flexible
The sophisticated mass production techniques that are seen today have many that originated in the automotive industry, and provide the key to delivering complex products at affordable prices. Lean manufacturing has evolved from that foundation to enable higher productivity and greater cost-effectiveness by eliminating waste throughout the supply chain.
Yamaha's Motor IM & Motor Europe divisions merge
Yamaha announces that effective 1st September, 2016, Yamaha Motor IM Europe GmbH has merged with Yamaha Motor Europe N.V., the headquarters of the Yamaha Motor group in Europe based in the Netherlands. The company says that modification of its legal structure will not affect its day-to-day operations.
Continuous improvement in surface-mount assembly and the pathway to smart manufacturing
Data structures and software tools developed to enable continuous improvement of surface-mount assembly productivity now create a stepping stone that can help OEms and CEMs make the transition into smart manufacturing. This comprehensive report from Yamaha Motor IM explains all.
Yamaha intelligent machines drive LED lighting
Converting the world’s lighting to LED technology presents a tremendous opportunity for electronics manufacturers to help lower CO2 emissions and revolutionise living and working environments for people everywhere. C-LED is focused on delivering advanced assembly know-how to support innovative OEM partners in markets such as industrial lighting, visual merchandising, interior design, and outdoor lighting.
Surface mounter achieves 200,000 CPH
Yamaha Motor IM Europe has announced the introduction of the Z:TA-R YSM40R surface mounter, which boasts the fastest production in the world at 200,000 CPH. The Z:TA-R YSM40R is an ultra-high-speed modular mounter that has been developed under the Revolutionary productivity concept.
Yamaha & Stepan target Austrian market
Yamaha Motor IM Europe and Stepan announce their partnership to best serve their Austrian customers by offering Yamaha state of the art Pick and Place models and solutions.
Yamaha Motor IM Europe strengthen its AOI-AXI support
Yamaha Motor IM Europe announces that Mr. Andreas Grünewald started his new role as 'Application Engineer / Inspection Solutions AOI AXI'. Thanks to Mr. Grünewald’s expertise, Yamaha strengthens its customer support in Europe. Furthermore, he will take over the training and demonstrations of our AOI systems.
Yamaha Motor IM Europe launches its new website
Yamaha is launching its new website that will provide the latest technical information and its worthful news to the customers and website viewers. Thanks to its modern layout, informative content and consistent navigation system, the viewer will find it extremely easy to navigate and to gather the information that they need.