US Patent No. 10,893,640

COMPONENT PICKUP APPARATUS


Patent No. 10,893,640
Issue Date January 12, 2021
Title Component Pickup Apparatus
Inventorship Jong Eok Ban, Changwon-si (KR)
Byung Ju Kim, Changwon-si (KR)
Sung Ho Jo, Changwon-si (KR)
Eun Suk Yoon, Changwon-si (KR)
Assignee HANWHA PRECISION MACHINERY CO., LTD., Changwon-si (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,893,640

1. A component pickup apparatus comprising:a component pickup unit comprising a plurality of nozzles arranged in a same row that extends linearly in a first direction, each of the plurality of nozzles configured to suck a component;
a light emitter configured to emit light toward side faces of the plurality of nozzles in a second direction that is perpendicular to the first direction;
an image splitter configured to receive images of the plurality of nozzles, generated by the light, simultaneously, and configured to split the images of the plurality of nozzles into different image groups; and
an image capturer configured to capture an image outputted from the image splitter,
wherein the image splitter is configured to guide an image of a first group of the image groups to a first row of the image capturer and guide an image of a second group of the image groups to a second row of the image capturer.