Comparison: Radial II vs. Radial 5 versus Radial 8 and Radial 8xt

Comparison: Radial II vs. Radial 5 versus Radial 8 and Radial 8xt

Updated 11-2004

 

Feature

6346A/6348A

Radial II

6360D

Radial 5

6380A

Radial 8

6380B

Radial 8xt

Benefit

Machine Speed

7,200/Hour

9,200/Hour

16,0000/Hour

21,0000/Hour

Higher throughput.
Main Drive System

Pneumatic

Pneumatic

DC Brushless Servo

DC Brushless Servo

Significant reliability increase.  Lower noise level and higher machine uptime.
Component transfer/CTA

Loader

CTA pneumatic

CTA pneumatic

CTA servo drive

Less maintenance, fewer adjustments, higher speed and reliability
“Off axis” insertion

No

No

No

Yes

Radial 8xt can insert at one degree increments.
Machine Controller

DEC J11

DEC J11

VME 68000

VME 68000

Higher speed, capable of supporting more features than the DEC J11.  Modern architecture, support available.
User interface

UICS

UICS

IM-UPS (Like GSM) USOS

IM-UPS (Like GSM) USOS

Powerful graphical interface with CRT, keyboard, trackball, consistent with GSM products.
Soft Touch Pusher (STP)

No

Yes, pneumatic.

Yes, servo controlled.

Yes, servo controlled.

Stabilizes components during insertion for higher reliability  Servo control means less maintenance, higher performance.
Management Data

Non-user friendly binary format

Non-user friendly binary format

Easily accessible management data

Easily accessible management data.

Displays management data in graph form at the click of a button.  Further improvements on latest Radial 8xt.
Diagnostics

Non-user friendly binary format

Non-user friendly binary format

Menu Driven

Menu Driven

Powerful IM diagnostics allow for easy troubleshooting.
Triple Span Radial available

No

Yes, non standard.

Yes

Yes

Optional tooling available to insert 2.5/5.0/7.5 mm span components
On Line Documentation

No

No

Yes

Yes

Supports quick on-line retrieval of machine operating and maintenance information.
Chain Clip Locating

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Reliability, fewer adjustments.
100 Station Sequencer available

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

More components/input.
Auto Recovery

No

No

Yes

Yes

Higher PCB quality.
Clinch Scrap Lead Enhancement

No

No

Yes

Yes

Increased uptime.
Odd Form Capability

No

No

Yes

Yes

Smooth servo drive leads to increased component insertion capabilities.
In-Line or Straight back  Sequencer Available

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Manufacturing floor space.
Single Pivot Clinch

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Increased uptime/longer tooling life, fewer adjustments.
13mm Body Diameter Component Capability

No

No

Yes

Yes

Increased component insertion capabilities.
Low Part Warning visible to operator.

No

No

Yes

Yes

Audible as well as visual notification to operator on CRT.
Uninterruptable Power Supply

No

No

Standard

Standard

Allow for proper machine shut down and uninterrupted operation during power fluctuation.
Product Trainer

No

No

Yes

Yes

Available CD Rom Software provides on-line training for machine operation.
CE Mark European Code compliance.

No

Yes

Yes, only with auto board handling.

Yes, with OR without auto board handling.

Compliant with European Community safety standards.
4 Tier Light

No

Yes, not configurable.

Yes, user configurable.

Yes, user configurable.

Improved machine status information for more efficient machine operation.
CD-ROM for software loading

No

No

Standard

Standard

Allows for fast loading of software updates and on-line documentation.

 

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We design and manufacture Odd Form component auto insertion machine,SMT equipment, and providing spare parts service. Worldwide Installation and on site support and training.

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