US Patent No. 10,798,857

FILTER HOLDING STRUCTURE AND COMPONENT MOUNTING APPARATUS


Patent No. 10,798,857
Issue Date October 06, 2020
Title Filter Holding Structure And Component Mounting Apparatus
Inventorship Yukinari Awano, Shizuoka (JP)
Assignee YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Shizuoka (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,798,857

1. A filter holding structure for holding a filter in a component suction head, the filter holding structure comprising:a nozzle shaft configured to be detachably connected to a suction nozzle, the nozzle shaft including a tip part that defines a filter holding space configured to hold the filter, an opening in the nozzle shaft configured to allow communication between the filter holding space and the suction nozzle, and a communication region in the nozzle shaft between the filter holding space and the opening, wherein
the communication region is narrower than an end surface of the filter such that, when the filter is inserted through the opening into the filter holding space, the filter is elastically deformed as it passes through the communication region and is retained within the filter holding space by the communication region.