10 October 2012
XYZTEC offers a unique electrically actuated micro grippers solution: USB Tweezers (download PDF flyer). The features include a powerful software, fully programmable closing force and positioning, a built-in adjustable light source and easily exchangeable tips. Designed especially for solder ball pull, thick wire pull, thin wire pull and ribbon peel test.
The system is designed to be compatible with the commonly used Condor series: Sigma and Classic. This ensures consistency in your measurement results between different testers. The USB tweezers are fitted to a standard pull sensor.
This sensor can also be used to sense when the tips of the jaws touch your sample and can be used to land with a programmable force. However, the USB Tweezers are a stand-alone device and can be used with other systems and virtually any application.
The gripping jaws (tweezers with tips) are driven by a built-in closed loop 3-phase brushless micro drive to accurately open or close. The jaw actuators incorporate a strain gauge to precisely measure and control the gripping force.
The gripping force can be programmed and will be maintained throughout the test with a force control loop. Similarly, the position of the jaws is known and controlled via the closed loop micro motor. This also enables programmable control of the closing and opening positions.
A thumbscrew allows for quick and easy exchanging of tips. There is a standard range of tips to suit many different applications, for example gold wire pull or aluminium ribbon peel. Custom tip designs for application specific requirements are also possible.
The tweezers come complete with built-in high intensity LED light source. The power and control of the tweezers is delivered by one USB connection to the machine or computer.
|Maximum clamping force||8 kgf|
|Adjustable clamping force||0-8 kgf|
|Maximum pull force||10 kgf|
|Average closing time||1 s|
|Adjustable LED brightness||0-100 %|
|Rotation stroke||±90 °|
|Programmable closing force||yes|
|Programmable opening position||yes|
|Easy exchange of tips||yes|
|Compatible with Condor Sigma||yes|
|Compatible with Condor Classic||yes|
|Supports Microsoft Windows XP, Vista and 7, 32 and 64 bit systems|
Specifications subject to change without prior notice.
The Condor Sigma offers a wide variation of tweezers with both a precise gripping action and the flexibility to suit a wide range of applications. Each of the 6 RMU positions can be equipped with manually controlled tweezers, while one RMU position is dedicated for an air controlled and/or electric (USB) controlled tweezer.
Did we catch your attention? Please contact us for more information or to request a demonstration or a quotation.
|Dec 2018||The Science of Bond Testing|
|Aug 2018||Is Fully Automatic Bond Testing Possible?|
|Jul 2017||Advances in Thin, 3D and MEMS Die Bond Strength Testing|
|May 2017||Shear testing copper pillar|
|Mar 2017||Fracture strength of thin wafers and die|
|Feb 2017||Centralized database for enhanced security and SPC options|
|Jan 2017||Full Automation with Improved Pattern Recognition, Fiducial Marks Analysis, Wire Detect and Failure Mode Analysis|
|Dec 2016||Coating and film testing|
|Nov 2016||Latest software release enables automatic grading|
|Oct 2016||Vision enhanced materials testing|
|Sep 2016||XYZTEC makes lid pull easy|
|Aug 2016||Condor Sigma W12 with large heater stage|
|21 Mar||Visit us at Semicon China|
|20 Mar||Visit us at Semicon China|
|29 Jan||XYZTEC at Semicon Korea|
|21 Nov||Presentation at CSPT 2018|
|15 Nov||Matelec show 2018 for the Electrical and Electronics Industry with Antycip|
|20 Sep||Successful ESTC Conference in Dresden, Germany|
|11 Jul||LEGO® for Nepal sponsored by XYZTEC|
|05 Jun||Visit us at SMT Hybrid Packaging Nuremberg|
|20 Apr||Smart LED and Solar panels for XYZTEC head office|
|18 Apr||XYZTEC workshop at IMAPS UK|
|16 Mar||ODEOM shows Condor Sigma in Istanbul|
|15 Mar||Semicon China under way|
|31 Jan||Condor Sigma W12 at Semicon Korea|
|04 Dec||Condor Sigma stars in Audi Tech Day video|
|10 Nov||Raysun to represent XYZTEC in China|
|23 Oct||Award for First Technology China|
|19 Jul||XYZTEC granted subsidy for further accuracy improvements|
|23 Jun||Presentation at CSPT 2017 by Bob Sykes|
|06 Jun||Condor Sigma in São Paulo, Brazil|
|16 May||Fully automatic lead frame tester introduced at SMT Hybrid Packaging|
|28 Apr||Semicon Penang 2017 successful|
|28 Apr||Pizza and Go cart racing at K1 Speed in Northern CA|
|14 Mar||Visit us at Semicon China|
|16 Feb||Job opening for Junior Mechanical Design Engineer [closed]|
|29 Nov||Successful seminar in Russia with Sovtest|