Tooling selection matrix for through hole machines

Tooling selection matrix 

for through hole machines

 

Axial VCD/SEQ and Single Head VCD Tooling (6241F)

ToolingMin wire sizeMax wire sizeMin hole spanMax hole spanComments
5.0mm0.015”0.032”0.197”

(5.0mm)

0.850”– 5.0mm insertion capability

– Shorter driver tip life than standard, 5.5mm or large lead tooling

5.5mm0.015”0.032”0.216”

(5.5mm)

0.850”Improved driver tip life versus 5.0mm tooling.
Standard0.015”0.032”0.300”0.950” 
Large lead0.025”0.042” (copper)

0.032” (steel)

0.300”0.940”-Will not run wire smaller than 0.025”

– Has slightly larger footprint than standard or 5 mm tooling

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Axial Dual Head/ Single Head 8 Tooling

 

ToolingMin wire sizeMax wire sizeMin hole spanMax hole spanComments
5.0mm0.0150.0320.197 (5.0mm)0.783– 5.0mm insertion capability

– Shorter driver tip life than standard, 5.5mm or large lead tooling

5.5mm0.0150.0320.216

(5.5mm)

0.783Improved driver tip life versus 5.0mm tooling.
Standard0.0150.0320.3000.883 
Large lead0.0250.042” (copper)

0.032” (steel)

0.3000.873– Will not run wire smaller than 0.025”

– Has slightly larger footprint than standard or 5 mm tooling

 

 

Axial VCD/SEQ Clinch Tooling (6241F), Axial Single/Dual Head 8 Clinch Tooling

Only “standard” continuity tooling is offered, this tooling handles 5mm through maximum insertion span

Tooling may be adjusted to yield 45 through 90 degree clinch angles

Tooling selection matrix 

 

Radial 8 Head Tooling

The Radial 8 is equipped with 13.0 mm (max component body diameter) head tooling as a standard feature.

The Radial 5 offered two types of head tooling, 10.5mm and 13.0mm.  Since the 13.0mm tooling can handle larger components and the only drawback is a very small footprint increase of 0.33mm (0.013”), the 10.5 mm tooling was dropped as a standard offering on the Radial 8.  This change has simplified the ordering and manufacturing processes.

 

Radial 8 Clinch tooling

Three different styles of clinch tooling are offered to address the highly varied requirements of our customers.

ToolingProConComments
“N” 90 degree shortShort finished clinch length works well for high density applicationsHole diameter versus wire diameter must be properly controlled to yield a tight clinchN 90 degree long and N 90 degree short account for over 90% of machines sold.
“N” 90 degree longTight clinch is possible even when using large hole diametersHigher chance of solder bridging or other density issuesBoth N style clinches have very few adjustments
“T” styleLead length may be adjusted to suit customer/productMore adjustments than either “N” style clinchPC boards are usually designed to use either N or T style tooling exclusively.

 

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98-056b revised 1-00