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Mydata Hydra and 0201 components

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Mydata Hydra and 0201 components | 1 September, 2005

Is anyone currently mounting 0201's with the Hydra/Linescan combination with good results? We have a My series machine and are currently mounting the 0201's with high res camera. The results are good but it is painfully slow. Thanks in advance for any comments.

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Mydata Hydra and 0201 components | 2 September, 2005

Hi Mike,

I haven't tried the 0201s with a Hyrda, but after seeing 20 reviews of your message without a response, I'll try and share my experience with 0402s on a non-Hydra machine.

The 0402s are slow, but I managed to get some speed by maxing out the x, y and other variables within the package information. The last thing I did was to alter the acceleration for z. Currently, I am using .5 mm 'up slow' @ 80 mm/s. The z speed is set to 'low', but this is mainly due to some .030" boards we are running. Bouncing them off the boards was a problem.

The vision on our system is a must, since we have the squaring jaws (Hydra use this?) and that does not work too well, especially if you want to keep the empty nozzle out of your paste. At this small, you will measure the nozzle and if your parameters are not dialed in perfectly, you will put an empty nozzle within the paste.

I'm used to Panasonic machines, which do not require the nozzle sense to be 'lifted' for placement. I apologize if this message seems elementary to MyData programmers, but just wished to say, "I feel your pain!" Hope this helps in any way possible.


After that, I just use an Agilis feeder as close to the Y-wagon as possible. I have had to slow the tape speed down to 'high' instead of 'highest' due to some bouncing of the parts, but after that, it seems to work very well.

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Mydata Hydra and 0201 components | 2 September, 2005


We have done many 0402's with Hydra. We have done 0201's with the single head on Linescan but have yet to actually run them on Hydra. We now have a machine equipped to do this with the corresponding hydra tips. I will update as soon as I have any feedback.


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