US Patent No. 10,512,201

MEMBER PREPARATION METHOD AND MEMBER PREPARATION APPARATUS


Patent No. 10,512,201
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Member Preparation Method And Member Preparation Apparatus
Inventorship Atsushi Nakazono, Kanagawa (JP)
Assignee PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD., Osaka (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,512,201

1. A member preparation method comprising:a request rank determining step of determining a request member rank of a member fitted to production of a mounting board based on
board information including a mounting position of a component to be mounted on the mounting board, and
component information of the component to be mounted on the mounting board;
a fitting member extracting step of extracting a fitting member fitted to the request member rank determined in the request rank determining step in a plurality of members based on
a production plan of the mounting board, and
retained member information in which a member rank is associated with each of the plurality of the members usable in the production of the mounting board;
a use member selecting step of selecting a use member that is to be used for the production of the mounting board from the fitting member extracted in the fitting member extracting step; and
a member preparation instructing step of generating an instruction to prepare the use member selected in the use member selecting step.