US Patent No. 10,694,649

FEEDER MAINTENANCE APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD OF FEEDER MAINTENANCE APPARATUS


Patent No. 10,694,649
Issue Date June 23, 2020
Title Feeder Maintenance Apparatus And Control Method Of Feeder Maintenance Apparatus
Inventorship Ryota Akatsuka, Toyoake (JP)
Assignee FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu-shi (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,694,649

1. A feeder maintenance apparatus, comprising:a mounting section on which is mounted a feeder which supplies components and is configured for use in a mounting device that mounts the components onto a board;
a lubricant supply section on the mounting section, the lubricant supply section configured to supply a lubricant to a driving section of the feeder, the lubricant supply section provided on the mounting section;
an acquisition section which acquires feeder information from the feeder, the feeder information including a feeder type;
a position adjustment mechanism on the mounting section, the position adjustment mechanism configured to relatively move the feeder and the lubricant supply section in a front-back direction of the feeder; and
a control section configured to
control the position adjustment mechanism to arrange the lubricant supply section at a predetermined maintenance position determined based on the acquired feeder information, and
control the lubricant supply section to supply the lubricant at the predetermined maintenance position to the driving section of the feeder.