JP2006326813A - Automatically assembling device for thin-wall component laminate, and packing type structure equipped with thin-wall component - Google Patents

Automatically assembling device for thin-wall component laminate, and packing type structure equipped with thin-wall component Download PDF

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JP2006326813A
JP2006326813A JP2005157875A JP2005157875A JP2006326813A JP 2006326813 A JP2006326813 A JP 2006326813A JP 2005157875 A JP2005157875 A JP 2005157875A JP 2005157875 A JP2005157875 A JP 2005157875A JP 2006326813 A JP2006326813 A JP 2006326813A
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Takenori Hiyakawa
Tomonori Kurihara
武憲 冷川
朋則 栗原
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<P>PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a device capable of automating work at the time of assembling in which thin-wall components are laminated on a supporting member, and saving labor in assembling work of the thin-wall components which has been depended on man power. <P>SOLUTION: The device comprises a supplying loader 2 supporting a pallet 16 equipped with a plurality of the supporting members, a main body base 1 closely disposed to the supplying loader 2, a carrying passage 23 on the main body base 1, a carrying tool provided so as to move along the carrying passage 23, a first carrying mechanism independently taking out the aligned supporting members from the pallet 16 on the supplying loader 2 and supplying that to the tool in the carrying passage 23, and assembling units 8 aligned in a plurality of lines near the carrying passage and independently laminating the thin-wall components to the supporting members during moving in the carrying passage. <P>COPYRIGHT: (C)2007,JPO&INPIT

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  The present invention relates to an automatic assembling apparatus for thin-walled component laminates such as a backlight unit that is assembled by laminating thin-walled components such as a diffusion sheet, a lens sheet, and a reflective sheet on a support member, and a package structure including the thin-walled components. is there.
A liquid crystal panel having a backlight is widely used as a display device in a portable small device or the like. A backlight unit provided in this type of liquid crystal panel is generally a laminate of a plurality of thin film-like parts such as a diffusion sheet, a lower lens sheet, an upper lens sheet, a rim sheet, and a reflective sheet, and the whole is a frame such as a mold case. It is set as the laminated structure of the thin part formed by mounting in the shape of a support member.
The backlight unit described above has a laminated structure of various thin parts. Therefore, in order to assemble these thin parts into a laminated structure, conventionally, one sheet is formed by hand by an operator. Lamination assembly work, such as mounting and mounting a thin piece of a thin part accurately on a supporting member such as a mold case, is required.
  Conventionally, as a method of assembling a liquid crystal panel provided with this type of backlight, a sheet having a frame shape is provided between the electro-optical panel and the backlight, and a closed space is formed by the sheet, the electro-optical panel, and the backlight. A structure and an assembling method are known in which the possibility of foreign matter such as dust entering the closed space is reduced. (See Patent Document 1)
Next, a carry-in conveyor that continuously feeds the pallet on which the base material is set is provided, a fixed stage having a pallet passage is arranged in front of the carry-in conveyor, and the pallet is stopped at a predetermined position in the pallet passage to specify a specific pallet 2. Description of the Related Art A conveyor device provided with automatic assembly means for assembling parts on a base material is known. (See Patent Document 2)
JP 2003-50393 A JP-A-5-84616
Conventionally, the laminated body of thin parts such as the backlight unit described above has mainly been assembled by hand assembly, and further improvement of the assembly process has been required. In particular, in the backlight unit of a liquid crystal display device of a portable small device with a small screen size, the work of inserting and fixing a film or sheet into the frame is not an easy task for an operator, and is often used in mass production. It is a process that requires manpower and a method that can be manufactured in large quantities without relying on manpower.
In general, thin parts such as a diffusion sheet, a lens sheet, and a reflection sheet when assembling a backlight unit of a liquid crystal display device of a portable small device having a small screen size are shown in FIGS. It is carried in with such a package structure.
That is, an adhesive layer 201 is formed on a rectangular carrier sheet 200 in plan view, and a plurality of thin-walled parts 202 are separated on the adhesive layer 201 to form a plurality of rows and columns, and this carrier sheet. A large number of 200 are stacked and carried to the site, and a necessary number of thin-walled parts 202 are peeled off from these carrier sheets 200 and supplied to the laminating and assembling work. When thin parts are arranged, for example, when an automatic machine is devised and the thin parts 202 are picked up from the carrier sheet 200 for assembly, the necessary thin parts are sequentially picked up for each carrier sheet to which the thin parts to be laminated are attached. Therefore, the mechanical structure of the work portion for taking them out and assembling them sequentially becomes complicated, and highly efficient automation is extremely difficult.
Further, as shown in FIG. 31, the direction of the thin-walled part 202 is inclined by several tens of degrees as shown in FIG. In the conventional arrangement method with multiple rows, the pick-up and assembly work parts become complicated in any method, and the automatic machine should be designed for reasons such as increased complexity, large investment, and low efficiency. There is a problem that tends to be difficult.
The automatic assembly apparatus of the present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and can be automated during the assembly of a type in which thin parts are stacked on a support member. In the assembly work of thin parts that depend on human power, An object is to provide an automatic assembly apparatus for thin-walled component laminates that can save labor.
The present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and is advantageous when automating operations in the type of assembly in which thin parts are stacked on a support member, and easily mechanizes taking out thin parts from a carrier tape. Therefore, it is an object of the present invention to provide a package structure for thin-walled parts, which is desirable when it is possible to save labor in assembly work that relies on human power.
The automatic assembly apparatus of the present invention was made in view of the above circumstances, and is an automatic assembly apparatus for assembling a thin part laminate by laminating a plurality of thin parts on a support member, in which a plurality of support members are arranged and arranged A supply loader for supporting the pallet, a main body base disposed in proximity to the supply loader, a transport path provided on the main body base, and a transport jig provided movably along the transport path; A first transport mechanism that individually takes out the aligned support members from the pallet on the supply loader and supplies the support members to the jig of the transport path; and in the length direction of the transport path in the vicinity of the transport path And an assembly unit that is arranged in a plurality along the transport path and stacks thin parts individually on the support member in the course of movement of the transport path.
A plurality of assembly units sequentially attach and stack thin parts to the support member while the transport jig moves along the transport path while the support jig supplied to the transport jig is moved, thereby stacking a plurality of thin walls on the support member. It is possible to assemble a thin part laminated body in which parts are laminated. The assembly units can be arranged in a compact manner by arranging the assembly units along the transport path in which the transport jig moves while supporting the support member, and thin parts can be sequentially stacked on the support member.
The automatic assembly apparatus of the present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and in the configuration described above, a component supply mechanism is provided that corresponds to each assembly unit and supplies thin parts to each assembly unit. The component supply mechanism is provided with a thin reel part that is detachably attached and placed in a line on a carrier tape, and a supply reel that is wound around and supported by the carrier tape is provided. The thin parts taken out from the carrier tape can be sequentially attached to a support member on a conveyance jig that moves on the conveyance path from the side portion side.
By taking out the thin parts from the carrier tape in which the thin parts are arranged in a row, the thin parts from the carrier tape can be supplied to the support member on the transport jig moved to a predetermined position in the transport path. If the carrier tape with thin-walled parts arranged in a row is wound around the supply reel, the supply reel is thin and can be arranged in multiple places, so it is possible to arrange multiple supply reels using a narrow space. A plurality of assembly units can be aligned on the side of the conveyance path.
  The automatic assembly apparatus of the present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and takes out thin-walled parts that are individually detachably attached and placed on a plurality of carrier tapes from the respective carrier tapes to support members. A device for mounting and assembling a thin-walled component laminate formed by laminating a plurality of thin-walled components on the support member, a main body base, a supply loader disposed adjacent to one side of the main body base, and the main body A transport mechanism that forms a transport path on the upper surface side of the base, a first transport mechanism that is located on one side of the transport path and sends the support member from the supply loader to the transport path, and along the transport path A conveying jig for moving the support member, a plurality of assembling units arranged along the conveying path, and a portion that is provided so as to correspond to each of the assembling units and supplies thin parts to each assembling unit A supply mechanism and a supply reel provided by being connected to each of the component supply mechanisms and wound and accommodated with a carrier tape in which a plurality of the thin-walled components are arranged and arranged are provided, and the component supply mechanism is pulled out from the supply reel. And a transport mechanism for taking out the thin-walled component stack placed on the carrier tape and sending it to the assembly unit.
The automatic assembly apparatus of the present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and a plurality of thin parts are detachably attached along one surface of the carrier tape and aligned and placed in a row. A cover tape is interposed on one surface of the carrier tape so as to cover a plurality of thin parts arranged and placed on one surface, and the cover tape and the carrier tape are wound around a supply reel as a set. It is characterized by.
The cover tape covers the thin parts attached to the carrier tape when wrapped around the supply reel, so that the surface of the thin parts can be protected, and even if the cover tape is pulled out from the supply reel, the cover tape remains until the cover tape is removed. Protect thin-walled parts from foreign matter, scratches, dirt, etc.
The automatic assembling apparatus of the present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and a pulling mechanism for pulling out the carrier tape and the cover tape of the supply reel together with the component supply mechanism, and peeling the cover tape from the carrier tape. A peeling mechanism for sequentially exposing each thin part on the carrier tape, a peeling base for supporting each thin part on the exposed carrier tape at an arbitrary position in the longitudinal direction of the carrier tape, and the peeling A transport hand that adsorbs the thin parts located on the base and removes them individually from the carrier tape, and a transport arm that transports the thin parts taken out by the transport hand to the assembly unit. To do.
When removing thin parts sandwiched between the carrier tape and cover tape drawn from the supply reel, remove the cover tape and then move the thin parts on the carrier tape to the peeling base. The thin-walled parts can be taken out with a transport hand and the thin-walled parts can be transported to the assembly unit. Accordingly, the thin part on the carrier tape can be protected by the cover tape until immediately before the operation of mounting the thin part on the support member with the transport hand, and foreign matter can be prevented from adhering to the thin part.
The present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and a recovery reel for storing the carrier tape after the support member is taken out is provided on the lower side of each component supply mechanism, and an upper portion of the component supply mechanism. A take-up reel for accommodating the cover tape after the support member is taken out is provided on the side, and the supply reel, the recovery reel, and the take-up reel are all arranged in a vertical direction in the transport path. A plurality of component supply mechanisms arranged along, the supply reel attached to them, the recovery reel, and the take-up reel are densely arranged.
The carrier tape with thin parts and the cover tape covering it are wound around the supply reel, the carrier tape taken out from the supply reel is collected on the collection reel, and the cover tape is collected on the take-up reel. By arranging them individually, the supply system for thin parts can have a thin structure, whereby a plurality of assembly units can be closely aligned to the side of the conveyance path. Therefore, the entire apparatus can be reduced in size.
The automatic assembling apparatus of the present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and a recovery reel for receiving a carrier tape after the support member is taken out is provided on the lower side of each component supply mechanism, and the component A take-up reel for storing the cover tape after the support member is taken out is provided on the upper side of the supply mechanism, and the supply reel, the recovery reel, and the take-up reel are all arranged vertically. A plurality of component supply mechanisms arranged along the conveyance path, the supply reel attached to them, the recovery reel, and the take-up reel are densely arranged.
The carrier tape can be collected by the collection reel, and the cover tape can be collected by the take-up reel, so that both the carrier tape supply system and collection system, the cover tape supply system and collection system can be thinned, The entire system including the tape supply system and the recovery system can be reduced in size and thickness, contributing to the overall compactness of the apparatus.
The package structure of the present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and thin plate-like parts can be detachably attached to one side of a long carrier tape in a row at a constant interval along the length direction of the carrier tape. The carrier tape and the cover tape are wound around a supply reel so that they can be pulled out in a state where they are stuck and cover these thin plate-like parts and a cover tape is stacked on the carrier tape.
When thin parts are affixed to the carrier tape in a row, and the thin parts are pulled out from the supply reel in order to supply thin parts to an automatic assembly machine, etc., the width corresponding to the width of the carrier tape Thin parts can be supplied sequentially and continuously if there is an area, so the supply system for thin parts can be made narrow, and even a device equipped with multiple supply systems for thin parts can be made thinner. Thus, it is possible to provide a package structure that can facilitate the design of an automatic assembly machine.
According to the present invention, a plurality of assembly units sequentially mount thin parts on the support member and stack the support member supplied to the transport jig while the transport jig moves along the transport path. It is possible to automatically assemble a thin part laminated body in which a plurality of thin parts are laminated. By arranging the assembly units along the conveyance path along which the conveyance jig moves, the assembly units can be arranged in a compact and narrow space.
In the present invention, it is possible to store a carrier tape having thin-walled parts in a row on a supply reel, take out the carrier tape from the supply reel, take out the thin-walled part on the carrier tape, and attach it to the support member on the conveying jig side. it can. In this way, if the carrier tape is pulled out from the supply reel and used for assembly, it has a region corresponding to the width of the carrier tape, so that it can receive a thin part from the carrier tape and use it for lamination to the support member. If there is a space where the supply reels can be arranged side by side, the thin parts corresponding to the number of supply reels can be mounted on the support member.
DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS Embodiments of the present invention will be described below with reference to the drawings. However, the present invention is not limited to the embodiments described below, and the scale shown in each drawing is appropriately changed so that it can be easily seen. It shows.
As shown in the schematic configuration of FIG. 1, an automatic assembly apparatus A for a thin-plate component laminate according to this embodiment includes a box-type horizontally long body base 1 and a box-type body installed on the right end side of the body base 1. A supply loader 2, a two-axis robot-type first transfer mechanism 3 for transferring components from the supply loader 2 to the main body base 1, and a right end portion of the main body base 1. A receiving part 5 for receiving the parts, a conveying jig 6 for supporting the parts in the receiving part 5, and a straight line provided on the main body base 1 for conveying the preceding conveying jig 6 The main assembly is composed of a sheet-like conveyance path 7 and seven thin-part assembly units 8 aligned and connected to the back side of the main body base 1 along the conveyance path 7.
2 and 3 show an example of a package structure to be provided to the automatic assembly apparatus A for thin-walled component laminates according to the present embodiment, and an adhesive layer 11 is formed on one side of a long carrier tape 10. On the adhesive layer 11, a plurality of thin-walled parts 12 having a rectangular shape in plan view are attached in a row at predetermined intervals along the length direction of the carrier tape 10. As shown in FIG. 2, it is desirable that these thin parts 12 are positioned and arranged at the center in the width direction on the surface of the carrier tape 10 in order to take out the thin parts 12 in the subsequent process.
As shown in FIG. 3, the carrier tape 10 is wound around the supply reel 15 for a required length, and the carrier tape 10 can be pulled out from the supply reel 15 in the feed direction indicated by the arrow R as shown in FIG. ing. 3 is a liner tape used when the first carrier tape 10 is unwound from the supply reel 15.
  2 and FIG. 3 is an example of the package structure of thin-walled parts. For example, a transparent film-like cover tape 13 is attached to the carrier tape 10 as in the package structure shown in FIGS. 4 and 5. 10 is wound around the supply reel 15 so as to be overlapped, and a region where the thin part 12 is not provided is set on the leading end side of the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13, and these portions are unwound and used as the initial liner tape 17. Also good. 4 and 5 also have the same configuration in which the thin parts 12 are intermittently arranged in a line at a predetermined interval on the adhesive layer 11 on the carrier tape 10. When the cover tape 13 is omitted, the cover tape 13 is applied when the thin-walled part 12 is a part that is not easily affected by the outside, or when the conveyance cost is reduced.
In the thin part laminated body automatic assembly apparatus A of this embodiment, since seven assembly units 8 are provided on the main body base 1 as described above, a supply reel is provided to each of these assembly units 8. 15 is provided, and a total of seven supply reels 15 are provided. Each of these seven supply reels 15 accommodates individual thin-walled parts using the package structure shown in FIGS. 2 and 3, or the package structure shown in FIGS.
When the automatic assembly apparatus A of this embodiment is applied to the manufacture of a backlight unit, for example, a diffusion sheet, a lower lens sheet, an upper lens sheet, a rim sheet, and a reflective sheet with respect to a rectangular mold case (support member) serving as a support frame Since it is applied to the process of mounting six types of thin parts such as double-sided tape, six of the supply reels 15 of the seven assembling units 8 are provided with separate sheets (thin parts) in the previous order. The carrier tape 10 is used for mounting.
For example, in order from the side closer to the supply loader 2 shown in FIG. 1, a diffusion sheet is provided as a thin part 12 on the supply reel 15 of the first assembly unit 8 and a thin sheet is provided on the supply reel 15 of the second assembly unit 8. The lower lens sheet as the part 12, the upper lens sheet as the thin part 12 in the supply reel 15 of the third assembly unit 8, the rim sheet as the thin part 12 in the supply reel 15 of the fourth assembly unit 8, The supply reel 15 of the fifth assembly unit 8 is provided with a reflection sheet as a thin part 12 and the supply reel 15 of the sixth assembly unit 8 is provided with a double-sided tape as a thin part 12.
In the automatic assembly apparatus A of this embodiment used when laminating six kinds of thin parts in the previous laminated structure, the seventh assembly unit 8 is not used and may be left empty. When it is necessary to add another one, it is only necessary to add it to the empty assembly unit 8 and accommodate the necessary thin parts together with the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 in the same manner as other reels. Further, the number of assembly units 8 is not limited to seven as in this embodiment, and a necessary number of assembly units 8 may be provided in accordance with the number of thin parts to be stacked.
In addition, the mounting example of these thin parts (various sheets) in this form is an example, and when assembling a backlight unit of another configuration or a liquid crystal display device of another laminated structure, another type of each sheet is required. It may be mounted on each supply reel 15 in any order.
Further, for example, the liquid crystal display device is a laminate of various sheet-like (thin) parts such as a retardation plate, a polarizing plate, a liquid crystal panel main body, and various optical compensation films in addition to the above backlight unit. If necessary, the automatic assembly apparatus A of the present invention can also be applied to the assembly of thin-layered parts including a liquid crystal panel having a laminated structure by providing the thin-walled parts on the carrier tape 10 of each supply reel 15 as necessary. It becomes.
Next, the detailed structure of the automatic assembly apparatus A for thin-walled component laminates according to this embodiment will be described below with reference to the drawings.
In the automatic assembly apparatus A of this embodiment, as described above with reference to FIG. 1, the straight conveyance path 7 is installed in the length direction (lateral direction) of the main body base 1 on the front side of the horizontally long main body base 1. Seven assembly units 8 are sequentially arranged in the length direction (lateral direction) of the main body base 1 on the back side, and the upper surface of the previous supply loader 2 has a plate on the front side and the back side. A pallet 16 is adjacently installed. One end of the previous conveyance path 7 is arranged close to the pallet 16 on the near side of the supply loader 2, and one end portion side of the conveyance path 7 serves as a part receiving part 5. The portion 9 is formed so as to be adjacent to the pallet 16 on the back side of the supply loader 2.
On the upper surface of the supply loader 2, two pallets 16 are arranged side by side so that rectangular frame-like support members 18 can be arranged vertically and horizontally at predetermined intervals of 5 rows × 5 columns (about 25 in total). Yes. A support frame 20 extending in a cruciform shape from the upper surface side of the supply loader 2 to the main body base 1 side is supported by the support column 19 and horizontally installed above the supply loader 2. A plurality of gripping hands 21 provided so as to be movable in the horizontal direction along the vertical direction and vertically movable in the vertical direction are provided, and are arranged on the pallet 16 on the front side of the supply loader 2 by these gripping hands 21. The supporting members 18 are gripped one by one, lifted and taken out, and can be transferred to the receiving portion 5 side of the main body base 1 on the conveying path 7 side.
Further, these gripping hands 21 may transfer a thin component laminated body, which will be described later, which has been inspected in the inspection unit 9, to be returned to the pallet 16 side on the near side of the supply loader 2 and rearrange it on the pallet 16. It is configured to be able to.
The support member 18 transferred to the receiving part 5 of the conveying path 7 is placed on a positioning table 22 provided in the receiving part 5, and the conveying jig 6 moves to the position of the positioning table 22, thereby conveying the carrier. A gripping chuck 29 described later provided on the tool 6 grips the support member 18 and takes out the support member 18 from the positioning table 22.
  The transport jig 6 includes a slider 25 shown in detail in FIGS. 10 to 13 slidably provided along a guide rail 23 provided in the transport path 7. Mounting wall portions 26 and 27 are erected on both sides of the slider 25, and a gripping chuck 29 is rotatably supported by a support shaft 28 installed horizontally between the mounting wall portions 26 and 27. The gripping chuck 29 has key-type opening / closing gripping claws 30, 30, and can be configured to select whether the support member 18 such as a rectangular mold case is gripped or released by opening / closing the gripping claws 30, 30. The grip claws 30, 30 are configured to be movable along the transport path 7 along with the movement of the previous slider 25 while gripping the frame-like support member 18. The gripping claws 30, 30 are rotated around the support shaft 28, so that the front side of the support member 18 gripped by the gripping claws 30, 30 is turned up, or the back side of the support member 18 is turned upside down. It is configured so that the direction can be freely changed. This direction change is caused by the operation of a gear mechanism 28A provided at the shaft support portion of the support shaft 28 and a motor (not shown) connected thereto.
  The support member 18 held by the gripping claws 30 and 30 on the positioning table 32 moves along the conveyance path 7 along with the movement of the conveyance jig 6, and the front position of the first assembly unit 8 in the conveyance path 7, Forward position of the second assembly unit 8, forward position of the third assembly unit 8, forward position of the fourth assembly unit 8, forward position of the fifth assembly unit 8, forward position of the sixth assembly unit 8, The seventh assembly unit 8 is configured to sequentially move to respective positions in front of the seventh assembly unit 8 and stop at each of these positions to position the support member 18 at a predetermined position.
As shown in FIGS. 6 to 9, the assembly unit 8 includes a supply reel 15 installed on the back side of the main body base 1, and an introduction guide portion for drawing the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 pulled out from the supply reel 15. 35, a support base (peeling base) 36 that receives the thin part 12 from the carrier tape 10 in the introduction guide 35, and a pair that sucks the thin part 12 from the support base 36 and conveys it toward the guard rail 23 side. A transport unit 37, 37, a positioning unit 70 for positioning the thin-walled part 12 being transported by the transport unit 37, 37, and the carrier tape 10 after the previous support member 18 is taken out. A recovery reel 39 for recovery and a winding reel for recovering the cover tape 13 after the previous support member 18 is taken out. It is configured by including the Le 40.
The carrier tape collection reel 39 is installed below the supply reel 15, and the cover tape collection reel 40 is installed above the introduction guide 35, and these three reels 15, 39, 40 are arranged. Since each assembly unit 8 includes the reels 15, 39, 40 and the introduction guide portion 35 as a whole, the assembly unit 8 is configured to be thin. The seven assembly units 8 having the same configuration can be closely arranged adjacent to a small space behind the conveyance path 7 of the main body base 1. In the above configuration, the supply reel 15, the introduction guide 35, the conveyance unit 37, and the positioning unit 70 constitute a component conveyance mechanism.
The introduction guide portion 35 includes a first roller 41, a second roller 42, a third roller 43, a fourth roller 44, and a fifth roller 45 for drawing the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 drawn from the supply reel 15. Are sequentially provided toward the transport path 7, and a support base 36 is provided in front of the previous fifth roller 45 so as to be movable back and forth by a predetermined horizontal distance. A sixth roller 46, a seventh roller 47, an eighth roller 48, a ninth roller 49, a tenth roller 50, an eleventh roller 51, a twelfth roller 52, for guiding the carrier tape 10 so as to return to the fifteen side; A thirteenth roller 53, a fourteenth roller 54, and a fifteenth roller 55 are sequentially provided, and the carrier tape 10 is wound around the collecting roll 39 through these rollers 46-55. It has become. The support base 36 is supported by a support base 62 and is provided so as to be movable back and forth by a predetermined horizontal distance along a guide rail member 63 provided below them.
Further, a claw member 64 for peeling the cover tape, a sixteenth roller 56, a seventeenth roller 57, an eighteenth roller 58, a nineteenth roller 59, and a twentieth roller 60 are located above the front side of the previous support base 36. The cover tape 13 is wound around the collecting reel 40 through these rollers 56-60.
Between the position where the support base 36 is formed and the transport path 7, two transport hands 66 having suction portions 65 are supported via a transport arm 67 and horizontally disposed guide rods 68, 68. A movable plate 69 supported movably along the guide rod 68 is provided. The movable plate 69 moves back and forth in the horizontal direction along the guide rod 68 so that the two suction portions 65 can be moved back and forth in the horizontal direction. It is configured.
A positioning unit 70 is provided between the formation position of the support base 36 and the conveyance path 7 so as to be positioned below the suction portions 65, 65 and correct the position of the thin part. The suction part 65 of one transport hand 66 (on the right side in FIG. 10) can suck and pick up the thin-walled parts on the support base 36 at the position when the head moves to the support base 36 side. The thin-walled part that is already sucked by the suction part 65 of the transport hand 66 (on the left side in FIG. 10) can be installed in the positioning unit 70. The vertical movement of the transport hand 66 and its suction portion 65 is performed by an arm 65A that supports it and a cylinder 65B that moves up and down mounted on the upper end of the arm 65A.
On the other hand, at the position where the previous moving plate 69 has moved to the conveyance path 7 side, the thin part adsorbed on the adsorption part 65 of one conveyance hand 66 (on the right side in FIG. 10) is moved to the positioning unit 70. The gripping part which can be installed by raising and lowering the suction part 65 and the thin part sucked by the suction part 65 of the other transport hand 66 (on the left side in FIG. 10) has been moved to a specified position on the transport path 7. The support member 18 held by the claws 30 and 30 is configured so as to be covered and installed by raising and lowering the suction portion 65.
  As shown in detail in FIGS. 14 and 15, the positioning unit 70 is formed on a table 75 having a guide base 73 having reference surfaces 71 and 72 intersecting at right angles on the upper surface, and on one side of the table 75. The first position regulating rod 76 that presses one side of the thin part placed on the guide base 73 and presses the thin part against the one reference surface 71, and the other side of the table 75 And a second position restricting rod 77 that presses the other side of the thin part placed on the guide base 73 and presses the thin part against the other reference surface 72. .
  The first position restricting rod 76 has an elongated plate shape, a slit 76a is formed at the center in the length direction, and a roller member 76b is attached to one end of the first position restricting rod 76 so as to be horizontally supported on the guide base 73. In addition, a support pin 76d that engages with a part of the slit 76a is erected on the guide base 73 side, and a plate-shaped guide rod 76f provided with a support pin 76e that engages with another part of the slit 76a is provided. One end thereof is pivotally supported by a fulcrum shaft 76g provided on the guide base 73 and supported horizontally. The first position restricting rod 76 is moved via the pivot shaft 76e of the guide rod 76f by the operation of the previous fulcrum shaft 76g, and the first position restricting rod 76 is further regulated by the pivot shafts 76d and 76e. The roller member 76b at the leading end is configured to move back and forth, and the roller member 76b is moved by moving the fulcrum shaft 76g to move closer to the reference surface 71 or away from the reference surface 71. It is configured to be movable.
The second position restricting rod 77 has an elongated plate shape, a slit 77a is formed at the center in the length direction, and a roller member 77b is attached to one end of the second position restricting rod 77 so as to be supported horizontally on the guide base 73. In addition, a rotation shaft 77d that engages with a part of the slit 77a is erected on the guide base 73 side, and a plate-shaped guide rod 77f provided with a support pin 77e that engages with the other part of the slit 77a. Is supported by a fulcrum shaft 77g provided on the guide base 73 so that one end thereof is supported horizontally. The second position restricting rod 77 is moved via the support pin 77e of the guide rod 77f by the operation of the fulcrum shaft 77g, and the second position restricting rod 77 is restricted by the rotating shafts 77d and 77e. The roller member 77b at the leading end is configured to be movable left and right, and the roller member 77b is moved by moving the fulcrum shaft 77g to move closer to the reference surface 72 or move away from the reference surface 72. It is configured to be able to.
With the above configuration, the first position restricting rod 76 is operated by the fulcrum shaft 76g, and the thin member described later is pressed and positioned on the reference surface 71 by the back and forth movement of the roller member 76b of the first position restricting rod 76; By operating the second position restricting rod 77 with the fulcrum shaft 77g and moving the roller member 77b of the second position restricting rod 77 to the left and right to press and position a thin part (described later) against the reference surface 72 The positioning of the thin-walled part on the horizontal plane can be accurately performed in either the X direction or the Y direction.
  By the way, an inspection device 9 is provided at a position adjacent to the receiving portion 5 of the transport path 7 and between the supply loader 2 and the first assembly unit 8 close to the supply loader 2, and stacking assembly of thin parts is performed. The completed support member 18 is inspected by using an inspection device 9 equipped with a CCD camera or the like, and it can be inspected whether or not a defect has occurred in a layered assembly process described later.
Next, the operation of the automatic assembly apparatus A for thin-walled component laminate constructed as described above will be described.
In this automatic assembly apparatus A, seven assembly units 8 are provided, and the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 are individually wound and accommodated on each supply reel 15 of the seven assembly units 8. As described above, for example, in order from the side closer to the supply loader 2 shown in FIG. 1, the supply reel 15 of the first assembly unit 8 is provided with a diffusion sheet as the thin part 12 and the second assembly unit. 8, the lower lens sheet as the thin part 12, the upper lens sheet as the thin part 12, and the supply reel 15 of the fourth assembly unit 8. Uses a rim sheet as the thin part 12 and a reflection sheet as the thin part 12 on the supply reel 15 of the fifth assembly unit 8. The supply reel 15 of the sixth assembly unit 8 keep supplied double-sided tape as a thin-walled part 12. A necessary number of support members 18 are accommodated in the pallet 16 of the supply loader 2.
In the automatic assembling apparatus A, the frame-like support members 18... Accommodated in the pallet 16 of the supply loader 2 are first gripped and picked up by the gripping hand 21 and transferred to the positioning table 22 of the receiving unit 5.
The support member 18 installed on the positioning table 22 is sandwiched between the gripping claws 30 and 30 of the gripping chuck 29 of the transporting jig 6 that has moved along the transporting path 7, and then is moved to the first position along with the movement of the transporting jig 6. Is moved to the front position of the second assembly unit 8, where the diffusion sheet is mounted, and then moved to the front position of the second assembly unit 8, where the lower lens sheet is stacked, and the third assembly unit 8 is moved to the front position of the fourth assembling unit 8 where the upper lens sheet is stacked and moved to the front position of the fourth assembling unit 8. Here, the rim sheet is stacked and moved to the front position of the fifth assembling unit 8. Here, the reflection sheets are laminated and moved to the front position of the sixth assembly unit 8, where the double-sided tape is laminated.
The support member 18 moved to the installation position of the first assembly unit 8 along with the movement of the conveying jig 6 was horizontally supported in the vicinity of the conveying path 7 by the gripping claws 30, 30 of the gripping chuck 29. A diffusion sheet as a thin part is attached from the first assembly unit 8 to the support member 18 in this state.
In the first assembly unit 8, a diffusion sheet as a thin part is attached to the surface of the carrier tape 10 wound around the corresponding supply reel 15 via a plurality of adhesive layers 11 at a predetermined interval. However, as shown in FIG. 2 or FIG. 3, the liner tape 16 at the tip of the carrier tape 10 is pulled out from the supply reel 15, and at first, the liner tape 16 is subsequently supplied and the carrier tape 10 is sequentially supplied to the introduction guide portion 35.
More specifically, as shown in FIG. 9, these tapes reach the support base 36 via the first roller 41, the second roller 42, the third roller 43, the fourth roller 44, and the fifth roller 45, 6th roller 46, 7th roller 47, 8th roller 48, 9th roller 49, 10th roller 50, 11th roller 51, 12th roller 52, 13th roller 53, 14th roller by folding back at support base 36 As shown in FIG. 7, a loop is formed such that the carrier tape 10 is wound around the collection reel 39 via the 54th and 15th rollers 55.
Further, after the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 pass through the fifth roller 45, the cover tape 13 is pulled upward via the claw member 64, and the sixteenth roller 56, the seventeenth roller 57, the eighteenth roller 58, the nineteenth roller. As shown in FIG. 7, it is wound around the collecting reel 40 via the roller 59 and the twentieth roller 60. As described above, when the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 are wound around the introduction guide portion 35 and the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 are intermittently pulled out from the supply reel 15, the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 are intermittently intermittently placed on the support base 36. Thus, a diffusion sheet as a new thin part can be supplied.
The diffusion sheet as a thin part that has reached together with the carrier tape 10 up to the support base 36 is sucked and sucked from the support base 36 by the suction portion 65 of the transport hand 66 and transferred to the positioning unit 38 by the movement of the moving plate 69. Then, the thin part is moved onto the table 75 of the positioning unit 38 from the suction portion 65 of the transport hand 66.
Here, the two sides of the thin part on the table 75 are pressed against the reference surfaces 71 and 72 on the table 75 by operating the position restricting rods 76 and 77 to correct the position, and the thin part is accurately positioned on the table 75. .
  During this positioning adjustment, the moving plate 69 is moved so that one transport hand 66 is returned to the support base 36 side, and a new thin part sent to the support base 36 is adsorbed again to the transport path 7 side. The other transport hand 66 is moved to the table 75 side, and the thin part whose position has been corrected is picked up and picked up by the suction part 65 of the other transport hand 66. Then, by moving the moving plate 69 to the transport path 7 side again, the support member 18 gripped by the grip claws 30 and 30 on the transport path 7 side and horizontally positioned is attracted to the suction portion 65 of the transport hand 66. The thin parts can be stacked and installed. The above-described operation of moving the transport hand 66 left and right by the moving plate 29, the repeated operation of the suction operation by the suction unit 65, and the operation of sequentially supplying thin parts from the supply reel 15 to the support base 36 via the carrier tape 10 are repeated. In addition, by repeatedly transferring the support member 18 gripped by the gripping claws 30 and 30 of the transport jig 26 to the assembly unit 8, it is possible to sequentially mount a diffusion sheet as a thin part on a large number of support members 18. it can.
When a diffusion sheet as a thin part is mounted on the support member 18 at a specified position in front of the first assembly unit 8 in the transport path 7, the transport jig 26 moves the support member 18 to the position of the second assembly unit 8. Then, the lower lens sheet is pulled out from the supply reel 15 of the second assembly unit 8 together with the carrier tape 10, and the lower lens is applied to the support member 18 by the same operation as the operation of the first assembly unit 8 described above. Mount the seat.
The same operation as described above is repeatedly performed, and sequentially moved to a specified position on the front side of the third to sixth assembly units 8 to stack various thin parts on the support member.
The support member gripped by the gripping claws 30 and 30 of the gripping chuck 29 of the transport jig 6 can be changed by rotating the gripping chuck 29 and changing the orientation of the gripping chuck 29. Therefore, it is possible to easily change the stacking order of the thin-walled parts.
When the necessary thin-walled parts have been stacked on the support member 18, the conveying jig 26 returns to the supply loader 2 side along the conveying path 7, so that the gripping claw 30 at the position returned to the position closest to the supply loader 2 side is obtained. 30, the gripping hand 21 picks up the support frame, transports it to the inspection device 9 side, performs an inspection, and after the inspection, the gripping hand 21 returns the support member onto the pallet 16 on the supply loader 2, thereby supporting one support frame. The stacking process ends. Thereafter, the gripping hand 21 takes out the next empty support frame from the pallet 16 and transfers it to the positioning table 22. By repeating the same process as described above, thin parts are sequentially placed on the support frame on the pallet 16. Can be stacked.
As described above, according to the automatic assembly apparatus A of the present embodiment, the process of returning the pallet 16 to the empty support member taken out from the pallet 16 and laminating the required number of thin parts using the plurality of assembly units 8 is performed. By repeating, thin parts can be stacked and mounted on all the support frames mounted on the pallet 16 automatically without manual work.
  In the automatic assembling apparatus A of this embodiment, the supply reel 15, the recovery reel 39, and the take-up reel 40 are arranged upright along the same vertical plane, so that a large amount of thin-walled parts are supplied and accompanying this. Since the installation space width for the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 is made as narrow as possible and the width of the assembly unit 8 can be reduced, the automatic assembly apparatus A having a compact configuration that can be installed in a narrow space can be supplied.
FIG. 16 is a schematic diagram showing another example of the structure of the automatic assembly apparatus according to the present invention and another example of the packing structure applied thereto. In this example, the thin parts provided on the supply reel are provided to the assembly apparatus. Instead, a plurality of thin sheet parts 86 are attached to a strip-shaped carrier sheet 85, and five pieces in the drawing, and a plurality of carrier sheets 85 are prepared and laminated, and the carrier sheets 85 and the whole are pasted on the carrier tape 10. Wear it and use it for the automatic assembly device described above.
Since the package structure shown in FIG. 16 can also be applied to the previous automatic assembly apparatus, the automatic assembly apparatus according to the present invention can be applied even if the package structure is not a reel-type package structure. it can.
FIG. 17A is another example of a thin part delivery structure applicable to the automatic assembly apparatus according to the present invention. As shown in this example, two conveying paths 7 are arranged in a straight line, and the assembly unit 8A is arranged along these lines. , 8B, 8C, 8D may be configured as an automatic assembly apparatus. The assembly units 8 </ b> A to 8 </ b> D described here may adopt the same configuration as the assembly unit 8 of the previous embodiment.
FIG. 17B is an example of the structure of the automatic assembly apparatus when the circulation method of the conveying jig applied to the automatic assembly apparatus according to the present invention is adopted, and one assembly unit 8a, 8b, 8c, 8d, 8e, 8f is provided. Are arranged in series along the conveyance path 7, and a conveyance jig 6 is provided along the conveyance path 7 so as to be reciprocally movable by a belt drive system or the like. With these assembly units 8a, 8b, 8c, 8d, 8e, 8f You may comprise so that a thin part may be assembled | attached, moving back and forth between assembly | attachment units sequentially or in a required order.
FIGS. 18 and 19 show an example in which the packing structure according to the present invention is applied to a molding process. In the apparatus of this example, a resin molded product 88 is sandwiched between the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13. The state packing structure can be used.
The carrier tape 10 is pulled out from the supply reel 90 around which the carrier tape 10 is wound and supplied onto the conveyance table 91. A molding machine 95 having molds 92 and 93 that can be divided into right and left is disposed in the middle of the conveyance table 91. A robot-type transport device 96 for carrying out the product is provided above 92 and 93. After molding with the dies 92 and 93, the mold is separated and the resin molded product 88 is taken out by the transport device 96 and then placed on the carrier tape 10. Then, the cover tape 13 is unwound from a supply reel 97 provided on the side of the mold 93, and the resin tape 88 is covered with the cover tape 13 by the feed roller 98. The cover tape 13, the resin molded product 88, and the cover tape 13 that are covered with the recovery reel 99 after being placed on the carrier tape 10 are accommodated. It can be employed as the structure.
When the package structure of this example is adopted, in the conventional general resin molding, it is common to store the product in bulk or to collect it in a tray, whereas in the previous package structure, it is immediately after molding. Taping with the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 is completed, and the resin molded product 88 as a product can be collected. The resulting product can be recovered in the aligned state without causing defects such as scratches and dirt, and can be recovered without being exposed to the atmosphere, thus maintaining quality and improving safety during product transport to the next process. be able to.
In addition, since the product can be accommodated at a predetermined position according to the width of the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13, the obtained resin molded product 88 is transported to the next process and the next processing is performed. Easy to transport and handle.
20 and 21 show an example in which the package structure according to the present invention is applied to press working. In the apparatus of this example, the press-formed product 100 is sandwiched between the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13. State packing structure can be adopted.
As shown in FIG. 21, the carrier tape 10 is pulled out from the supply reel 90 around which the carrier tape 10 is wound, supplied onto the press table 102 of the press apparatus 101, and can be divided vertically on the press table 102 via the cradle 103. The molds 104 and 105 are arranged, a press pressing machine 106 is provided above the molds 104 and 105, the raw material strip 103 a is supplied from the side of the cradle 103, and the molds 104 and 105 are used from the strip 103 a. After obtaining the press-formed product 100, the product is dropped directly onto the carrier tape 10 below the receiving table 103 and mounted on the carrier tape 10, and is adhered to the adhesive layer on the surface of the carrier tape 10, and then The cover tape 13 is unwound from a supply reel 97 provided on the side of the molds 104 and 105 and is fed by a feed roller 98. The cover tape 13, the press-formed product 100, and the cover tape 13 are wrapped around and accommodated by the recovery reel 99 after being covered on the carrier tape 10 so as to cover the press-formed product 100. Can do.
When the package structure of this example is adopted, the products are generally stored in bulk or collected in a tray in the conventional general press molding, whereas in the previous package structure, after the press molding, Immediately, taping with the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13 is completed, and the press-formed product 100 as a product can be collected. The resulting product can be recovered in the aligned state without causing defects such as scratches and dirt, and can be recovered without being exposed to the atmosphere, thus maintaining quality and improving safety during product transport to the next process. be able to.
In addition, since the product can be accommodated at a predetermined position according to the width of the carrier tape 10 and the cover tape 13, the obtained press-molded product 100 is transported to the next process to perform the next processing. Easy to transport and handle.
FIGS. 22 and 23 are schematic structural views showing another example of the automatic assembly apparatus according to the present invention and another example of the package structure applied thereto. In this example, the apparatus for assembling the thin-walled parts provided on the supply reel In the drawing, a plurality of thin sheet parts 111 are mounted on a strip-like carrier sheet 110, each of which is six in the drawing, and a plurality of carrier sheets 110 are prepared, and the package structure conversion described below is performed. It is possible to apply the automatic assembling apparatus described above by converting the packing form using the apparatus.
FIGS. 24 to 26 are schematic views showing an example of a packing structure conversion device applied to the automatic assembly apparatus A according to the present invention. In this example, a support frame 120 is provided with guide rods 121 and 121 and a cylinder device 122. It has a transfer frame 125 that is movably attached, and a guide frame 126 is integrally formed at a right angle on the side of the transfer frame 125, and guide rods 127 and 127 and a cylinder device 128 are provided on the guide frame 126. A suction hand 130 is provided at the tip of the telescopic rod 129 of the device 128, and the suction hand 130 is configured to transfer the carrier sheet 110 in a short load form.
  A holding frame 135 is provided at an end of the support frame 120 at a right angle to the support frame 120, and a film cassette 136 containing a plurality of the carrier sheets 110 in a stacked state is attached to the holding frame 135, and the cylinder device 122, The thin-walled parts 111 taken out from the film cassette 136 by the suction hand 130 by the operation 128 as shown in FIG. 26 can be sequentially arranged in a line at regular intervals on the carrier tape 140 as shown in FIG. It has become.
  In the configuration shown in FIG. 24, a roll 142 around which the adhesive tape 141 is wound is prepared, and the adhesive tape 141 fed out from the roll 142 is pulled out through the primary roller 151, the secondary roller 152, and the tertiary rollers 153 and 153. The secondary roller 152 is configured to be movable within a predetermined width by a moving mechanism (not shown), and the interval between the primary roller 151 and the secondary roller 152 is widened as shown by the arrow in FIG. The required number of thin parts 111 (six pieces in FIG. 24) adhering to the adhering tape 141 are attached to the adhering tape 141, and the carrier sheet 110 carrying the thin parts 111 is applied to the adhering tape 141. The carrier sheet 110 is separated from the thin-walled part 111, and the carrier sheet 110 is removed while being stuck on the sticking tape 141. The thin-walled parts 111 adsorbed on 130 are transferred onto the carrier tape 10 placed on the table 155, so that a plurality of thin-walled parts are lined up at predetermined intervals on the carrier tape 10 having the structure shown in FIG. It can be set as a packaged structure in an aligned state.
By supplying to the automatic assembly apparatus A described above as a thin-walled part having this package structure, the thin-walled part can be stacked and mounted on the support member.
From the above, since the package structure shown in FIGS. 22 and 23 can be applied to the automatic assembly apparatus A, the automatic package apparatus according to the present invention has the first package structure as a reel. Even if it is not the type of package structure supplied in (1), it can be applied to automatic assembly even if it starts from a strip-shaped carrier sheet.
  Incidentally, the carrier sheet 160 shown in FIG. 27 has a package structure in which a plurality of thin-walled parts 161 are aligned and adhered in the vertical and horizontal directions (3 rows and 4 columns in FIG. 27). As shown in FIG. 29 are stacked and transported to the site, the carrier sheet 160 is cut at a chain line position 162 as shown in FIG. 29, and a plurality of thin parts 161 are arranged in a single line on a strip-like carrier sheet 163 as a short load structure. After making the stuck package structure, it can be converted to the package structure stuck to the carrier tape 10 by the apparatus having the configuration described above shown in FIGS. 24 to 26 and applied to the automatic assembly apparatus A. it can.
FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing a schematic configuration of an automatic assembly apparatus for thin parts according to the present invention. FIG. 2 is a plan view showing an example of a package structure to be provided to the automatic assembly apparatus for thin parts according to the present invention. FIG. 3 is a plan view showing a state in which an example of a packing structure for providing to the automatic assembly apparatus for thin parts according to the present invention is pulled out from the reel. FIG. 4 is a plan view showing another example of the packing structure for providing to the automatic assembly apparatus for thin parts according to the present invention. FIG. 5 is a plan view showing a state in which another example of the packing structure for providing to the automatic assembly apparatus for thin parts according to the present invention is pulled out from the reel. FIG. 6 is a schematic front view of the automatic assembly apparatus for thin parts according to the present invention. FIG. 7 is a schematic side view of the automatic assembly apparatus for thin parts according to the present invention. FIG. 8 is a schematic plan view of the automatic assembly apparatus for thin parts according to the present invention. FIG. 9 is a schematic side view showing a part of the assembly unit of the automatic assembly apparatus for thin parts according to the present invention. FIG. 10 is an enlarged schematic view showing another part of the assembly unit. FIG. 11 is a schematic plan view showing a conveying jig provided in the automatic assembly apparatus. FIG. 12 is a schematic side view showing a conveying jig provided in the automatic assembly apparatus. FIG. 13 is a schematic front view showing a conveying jig provided in the automatic assembly apparatus. FIG. 14 is a schematic plan view of a positioning unit provided in the automatic assembly apparatus. FIG. 15 is a schematic side view of a positioning unit provided in the automatic assembly apparatus. FIG. 16 is a schematic configuration diagram showing another example of the automatic assembly apparatus according to the present invention and another example of the packing structure applied thereto. FIG. 17A is a configuration diagram illustrating another example of a delivery method for thin parts, and FIG. 17B is a configuration diagram illustrating a structure of another example of a transport jig for thin parts. FIG. 18 is a configuration diagram illustrating an example of a package structure of a resin molded product. FIG. 19 is a configuration diagram showing an apparatus configuration when the package structure according to the present invention is applied to a resin molded product. FIG. 20 is a partial configuration diagram showing an apparatus configuration when the package structure according to the present invention is applied to a press-molded product. FIG. 21 is an overall configuration diagram showing an apparatus configuration when the package structure according to the present invention is applied to a press-molded product. FIG. 22 is a schematic diagram showing an example of a packing structure applied to another example of the automatic assembly apparatus according to the present invention. FIG. 23 is a structural schematic diagram showing an example of a packing structure applied to another structural example of the automatic assembly apparatus according to the present invention. FIG. 24 is a structural schematic diagram showing another example of the automatic assembly apparatus according to the present invention and an example of the package structure applied thereto. FIG. 25 is a partial configuration diagram of the same structural example. FIG. 26 is a partial configuration diagram of the same structural example. FIG. 27 is a plan view showing another example of a sheet packing structure. FIG. 28 is a side view showing a stacked state of the sheet packaging structure. FIG. 29 is a plan view showing still another example of the sheet packaging structure. FIG. 30 is a plan view showing an example of a conventional package structure. FIG. 31 is a plan view showing another example of a conventional package structure.
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DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 ... Main body base, 2 ... Supply loader, 3 ... 1st conveyance mechanism, 5 ... Receiving part, 6 ... Conveyance jig, 7 ... Conveyance path, 8 ... Assembly unit, 9 ... Inspection apparatus, 10 ... Carrier tape, 13 , 14 ... Cover tape, 12 ... Thin part, 15 ... Supply reel, 16 ... Pallet, 18 ... Support member, 21 ... Grip hand, 23 ... Guide rail, 30 ... Grip claw, 35 ... Introduction guide, 36 ... Support base Base (peeling base), 38 ... positioning unit, 39 ... collection reel, 40 ... take-up reel, 65 ... suction part, 66 ... transport hand, 67 ... transport arm.



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  1. An automatic assembly apparatus for assembling a thin part laminate by laminating a plurality of thin parts on a support member,
    A supply loader for supporting a pallet in which a plurality of support members are arranged and arranged;
    The alignment from the main body base disposed in proximity to the supply loader, the conveyance path provided on the main body base, the conveyance jig provided movably along the conveyance path, and the pallet on the supply loader A first transport mechanism that individually takes out the arranged support members and supplies the support members to the jig of the transport path; and a plurality of the support members arranged in the vicinity of the transport path along the length direction of the transport path. And an assembly unit for individually laminating thin-walled parts on the support member during the movement of the sheet-like component assembly.
  2.   Provided to correspond to each assembly unit, a component supply mechanism for supplying thin parts to each assembly unit is provided, and is individually detachably attached to the component supply mechanism and placed in a line. A thin-walled part that is provided on a carrier tape and provided with a supply reel that is wound and supported on the carrier tape, and is taken out from the carrier tape to a support member on a conveyance jig that moves the conveyance path from the side of the conveyance path 2. The apparatus for automatically assembling a laminate of thin plate components according to claim 1, wherein the components can be attached sequentially.
  3. A thin-walled product formed by stacking a plurality of thin-walled components on the support member after removing the thin-walled components that are individually detachably attached to a plurality of carrier tapes and mounting them on the carrier tape. An apparatus for assembling a component laminate,
    A main body base; a supply loader disposed adjacent to one side of the main body base; a transport mechanism that forms a transport path on an upper surface side of the main body base; and the supply loader positioned on one side of the transport path A first transport mechanism for sending the support member to the transport path; a transport jig for moving the support member along the transport path; a plurality of assembly units arranged along the transport path; A component supply mechanism that is provided so as to correspond to the assembly unit and supplies thin parts to each assembly unit, and a carrier tape that is connected to each of the component supply mechanisms and is arranged in a plurality of the thin parts is wound and accommodated. A supply reel comprising:
    The thin-film component stack, wherein the component supply mechanism is provided with a transport mechanism that takes out the thin-component stack placed on the carrier tape drawn from the supply reel and sends it to the assembly unit. Automatic assembly equipment.
  4.   A plurality of thin-walled components are detachably attached along one surface of the carrier tape and aligned and placed in a row, and the plurality of thin-walled components aligned and placed on one surface of the carrier tape are covered. The thin-walled component according to any one of claims 1 to 3, wherein a cover tape is interposed on one surface of the carrier tape, and the cover tape and the carrier tape form a set and are wound around a supply reel. Laminate automatic assembly equipment.
  5.   A pull-out mechanism that pulls out both the carrier tape and the cover tape of the supply reel to the component supply mechanism; a peeling mechanism that peels off the cover tape from the carrier tape to sequentially expose each thin-walled component on the carrier tape; A peeling base for supporting each thin-walled part on the exposed carrier tape at an arbitrary position in the longitudinal direction of the carrier tape, and the thin-walled part located on the peeling base are adsorbed and individually separated from the carrier tape. A thin plate-like component laminate according to any one of claims 1 to 4, further comprising: a transport hand to be removed, and a transport arm for transporting the thin part taken out by the transport hand to the assembly unit. Automatic assembly equipment.
  6.   The assembly unit arranged along the transport path is provided with a transport hand for sequentially mounting thin parts on the support member that moves along the transport path with the transport jig. Item 6. An automatic assembly apparatus for a thin plate-like component laminate according to any one of items 1 to 5.
  7.   A recovery reel for receiving the carrier tape after the support member is taken out is provided on the lower side of each component supply mechanism, and the cover tape after the support member is taken out on the upper side of the component supply mechanism And a plurality of component supply mechanisms in which the supply reel, the recovery reel, and the take-up reel are all disposed vertically along the conveyance path. The apparatus for automatically assembling a thin plate-like component laminate according to any one of claims 1 to 6, wherein the attached supply reel, the recovery reel, and the take-up reel are closely arranged.
  8. Thin parts are detachably attached to one side of the long carrier tape in a row along the length direction of the carrier tape in a row, and the cover tape is overlapped on the carrier tape so as to cover these thin parts. A package structure having a thin-walled part, wherein the carrier tape and the cover tape are wound around a supply reel so as to be drawn out in a state where the carrier tape and the cover tape are drawn.


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