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Albert W Zemek, Frederick G Tomko, Crawford Matson, Burr Darrow: Radial lead component insertion machine. Universal Instruments Corporation, Fidelman Wolffe & Waldron, January 20, 1981: US04245385 (25 worldwide citation)

Under direction of a machine controller, a traversing shuttle automatically selects one component among a plurality of radially leaded components stored on continuous component belts, centers the component, shears the selected component from the belt, and conveys the component to a pivotable inserti ...


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Albert W Zemek, Frederick G Tomko, David C Knapp: Apparatus for selecting, transporting, and inserting single in-line components. Universal Instruments Corporation, Fidelman Wolffe & Waldron, May 4, 1982: US04327483 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for individually selecting a number of single in-line package (SIP) components and sequentially inserting them into a printed circuit board. The apparatus has a basic mode of operation, under a program control, comprising a shuttle assembly and a component pickup and insertion assembly, ...


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Albert W Zemek, Matthew R Valla, Frederick G Tomko: Transistor sequencer inserter apparatus. Universal Instruments Corporation, Fidelman Wolffe & Waldron, August 3, 1976: US03972100 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for selecting predesignated transistor components from a plurality of loading stacks, transporting them to a pickup position by a shuttle mechanism, transferring them to an insertion head collet member, inserting them into a circuit board and clinching the leads thereof. The apparatus i ...


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Frederick G Tomko, Phillip A Ragard, Jack Schum: Jumper bridge machine. Universal Instruments Corporation, Fidelman Wolffe & Waldron, August 2, 1983: US04395805

An apparatus is disclosed for intermittently feeding wire forward along a generally longitudinal axis, cutting and forming a front end of the wire at a first station into a jumper bridge for an electronic hybrid substrate and presenting the jumper bridge at a second station for removal from the appa ...