Pull Measurement Unit (PMU)
Pull Measurement Unit (PMU)

Pull & Push Measurement Unit

  • Vertical force measuring applications
  • Up to 500kgf, bi-directional
  • Motorized and programmable rotation of tooling (up to 40kgf)
  • Integrated dimmable cold light source
  • Easy to change without use of tools
  • Sensor accuracy ±0.1% of range

Cost effective solution that can be fitted to any XYZTEC bond tester

PMU on Condor EZ
PMU on Condor EZ

With the Pull Measurement Unit (PMU), XYZTEC offers a dedicated single load cell cartridge for measuring all kinds of vertically tested bonds, using pull, peel or push methods; either destructive or non-destructive. Typical applications include wire pull testing using a hook, solder ball pull testing using tweezers, solar ribbon peel testing or 4-points wafer bending tests.

For forces up to 40kgf, the PMU is equipped with a built-in 360° rotary motor for manual or automatic tool alignment to the sample under test.

The PMU has one sensor or load cell mounted. The Condor software automatically detects what measurement unit is installed on the system and knows even when to ask for another unit, if the required sensor does not match. Through software, five force ranges are available for the user.

Schematic layout of measurement unit
Schematic layout of measurement unit

As the 16-bit AD circuitry is located inside the PMU, the connection to the Condor platform is pure digital. This provides a very robust, reproducible and accurate way of measuring. The serial number, manufacturing data and calibration data is stored in flash memory inside to offer full traceability according ISO-9001.

PMU specifications

Available measuring sensorsSoftware selectable force ranges
Pull 2N50gf, 100gf, 200gf, 400gf, 800gf
Pull 20N500gf, 1kgf, 2kgf, 4kgf, 8kgf
Pull 100N2.5kgf, 5kgf, 10kgf, 20kgf, 40kgf
Pull 500N12.5kgf, 25kgf, 50kgf, 100kgf, 200kgf
Pull 1000N31.25kgf, 62.5kgf, 125kgf, 250kgf, 500kgf

Sensor accuracy±0.1% of nominal force range

Specifications subject to change without prior notice.

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Relevant applications

Special applications

Please contact us if you have any special tweezer requirements.

Relevant test types

A wide variety of test types are relevant for this industry, among which are:

Pull tests

Bending test

Special applications

Please contact us if you have any special tweezer requirements.

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