US Patent No. 10,070,567

SYSTEM FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD UNLOCKING AND AUTOMATED REFLOW CARRIER RECYCLING


Patent No. 10,070,567
Issue Date September 04, 2018
Title System For Printed Circuit Board Unlocking And Automated Reflow Carrier Recycling
Inventorship Hung-Lueh Chen, Taipei (TW)
Chun-Hau Teng, Taipei (TW)
Hsiu-Lan Yen, Taipei (TW)
Chen-Hsiang Chen, Taipei (TW)
Tung-Tsan Hsu, Taipei (TW)
Assignee ARRIS Enterprises LLC, Suwanee, GA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,070,567

1. A system for separating a printed circuit board from a reflow carrier, the system comprising:a chamber through which a printed circuit board is passed, wherein the printed circuit board is temporarily attached to a reflow carrier via a clip, and wherein the printed circuit board enters the chamber at a staging area;
an unlocking mechanism that releases the clip and separates the printed circuit board from the reflow carrier after the printed circuit board exits the chamber;
a first lifter that elevates the reflow carrier to an overhead conveyor, wherein the overhead conveyor carries the reflow carrier to the staging area.