Radial 8 Competitive Matrix – Universal vs. TDK

Comparative Matrix of Universal Radial 8 & TDK

 

Feature

Universal

6380A/6388A

TDK

VC-21S

TDK

VC7C

TDK

VC7B

Maximum Board Size 457 x 508mm (NPT), 406 x 457mm (PT) 400mm x 300mm (508mm x 381mm – Optional) 400mm x 300mm 400mm x 300mm
Insertion Span 2.5/5.0mm 2.5/5.0 or 5.0/7.5 mm 2.5/5.0mm 2.5/5.0mm
Cycle Rate 16,600 cph (0.22 sec./insert.)Constant Speed 15,000 cph (0.24 sec/insert), for X -Y movements under 30 mm (1.20”) 12,400 cph Maximum (Speed is dependent on component type.) 10,500/7,200/6,000 cph (Speed is dependent on component type.)
Rotary Table Yes, 90 and 180 degree increments. No information No No
Part Transfer Method Sequencer Sequencer Sequencer Sequencer
4 Axis Insertion Yes, by rotating insertion head and/or table. Head rotates in three directions; -90, 0, and +90 degrees. Orientation: 0, +-90, 180 Head only rotates 0+90 (std).  Part is rotated for polarity at station prior to insertion head.  This is possible only with optional 4 direction reverse unit. Head only rotates 0+90 (std).  Part is rotated for polarity at station prior to insertion head.  This is possible only with optional 4 direction reverse unit.
Number of Input Stations 20, 40, 60, 80, 100 40,80,120 40, 80, 120 40, 80, 120
Operating system OS/2, IM-UPS Windows NT
Languages English, Event messages available in: Chinese, Spanish, Polish,  French English, Japanese
Verification Yes, value, polarity. No information Yes, optional. Yes, optional.
Board Error Correction Yes, standard. No information Yes, optional. Yes, optional.
Low Part Warning Yes, standard. No information Yes, optional. Yes, optional.
Optical Safety Device Yes, optional. No information Yes, optional. Yes, optional.
Maximum Body Diameter/Height (Height measured from center of feedhole to top of component.) 13.0mm/38.5mm 13.0mm / 26.0 mm 10.0mm/32.25mm 10.0mm/32.25mm
Odd Form Comp Insertion – Stamp leaded parts including; potentiometers, tact switches, fuse clips, connectors. Yes, standard. No information Yes, but at a derated insertion speed which is dependent on component shape and size. Yes, but at a derated insertion speed which is dependent on component shape and size.

 

 

Comparative Matrix of Universal Radial 8 & TDK (Continued) 

Feature

Universal

6380A/6388A

TDK

VC-21S

TDK

VC7C

TDK

VC7B

SIPs Yes, up to 10 pin. No information Yes, up to 9 pin.
Lead Diameter Range .3mm – .7mm No information .4mm – .65mm
Insertion Density Tooling effects footprint.* No information Tooling effects footprint.*
Component Taping Pitch 12.7/15/25.4**/30mm** No information 12.7/15.0mm
Auto Recovery Yes Yes No
Board Handling Transfer Time 3.5 seconds on BHS equipped inserters. Approx. 2.5 sec. Approximately 4 seconds.
Machine Dimensions 20 Input Stations:W = 2,032mm (80”)

D = 292 mm (115”)

H = 1,676mm (66”)

 

100 Input Stations:

W = 6,426 mm (253”)

D = 292 mm (115”)

H = 1,676mm (66”)

 

40 Input Stations:L = 2,120 mm (83.5”)

W = 1,980 mm (80”)

H = 1,850 mm (73”)

 

80 Input Stations:

L = 3,580 mm(141”)

W = 1,980 mm (80”)

 

120 Input Stations:

L = 5,100 mm (201”)

W = 1,980 mm (80”)

 

40 Input Stations:W = 5,870mm (231”) (Front)

W = 2,890mm (114”) (Seq)

D = 2,210 mm (87”)

H = 1,390 mm (54.7”)

 

80 Input Stations:

W = 4,160 mm (164”)

D = 2,210 mm (87”)

 

120 Input Stations:

W = 5,870mm (231”) (Front)

W = 5,430mm (214”) (Seq)

D = 2,210 mm (87”)

 

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