US Patent No. 10,772,251

SETUP SUPPORT DEVICE


Patent No. 10,772,251
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Setup Support Device
Inventorship Hideki Hayashi, Okazaki (JP)
Hiroyuki Haneda, Nagoya (JP)
Koji Shimizu, Nukata-gun (JP)
Assignee FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu-shi (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,251

1. A setup support device for supporting setup of a component mounter configured to produce multiple types of board products by performing various multiple production jobs by picking up electronic components supplied by multiple feeders set on a component supply device and mounting the electronic components on circuit boards, the setup support device comprising:a preparation cart on which are loaded multiple of the feeders used to perform the multiple production jobs;
an identification device configured to acquire identification information of the component supply device; and
a feeder identifying section configured to identify multiple of the feeders to be set on the component supply device among the multiple feeders loaded on the preparation cart, based on the identification information, loading information that indicates the multiple feeders loaded on the preparation cart, and a production schedule that indicates an order in which to perform the production jobs that is a production order of the multiple types of board products,
wherein
the preparation cart includes a guidance section configured to issue guidance all at once for the identified multiple feeders to an operator performing the setup so as to supply the identified multiple feeders to the component supply device as preparation for setting the identified multiple feeders on the component supply device.