US Patent No. 10,219,419

SUPPORT PIN ARRANGEMENT DETERMINATION ASSISTING METHOD


Patent No. 10,219,419
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Support Pin Arrangement Determination Assisting Method
Inventorship Hirokazu Takehara, Yamanashi (JP)
Takaaki Yokoi, Yamanashi (JP)
Assignee PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD., Osaka (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,419

1. A support pin arrangement determination assisting method comprising:displaying an image including an image of a board, said image of the board including a shape data of an arrangement of an already mounted component on an already mounted surface of the board;
inputting an arrangement position of the support pin provided on a support plate in a board holding unit to the displayed image;
superimposing the arrangement position of the support pin on the image of the board to create a composite image; and
displaying the composite image which provides the support pin arrangement determination assistance,
wherein the arrangement position of the support pin includes an image of a top portion of the support pin and an image of a contact portion of the support pin which is located on a tip side of the top portion, the contact portion has a sectional shape smaller than that of the top portion, and the contact portion contacts and supports a lower surface of the board.