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Automated High UPH Programming Systems


Programmers: High Volume, High UPH Automated Device Programming Systems Handlers


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High UPH, High Volume Programming

When it comes to productivity... It’s all about UPH. (units per hour)

Exatron makes custom programmers utilizing standard Exatron building blocks to suit your needs. Exatron can essentially scale a programming machine to almost any need. This is somewhat different than the typical programmers you may find or may have on your floor. This distinction is important as one Exatron machine could potentially replace multiple other brand machines. Some manufacturers would rather sell you multiple machines for higher cost rather than produce one machine capable of much higher UPH (units per hour) and higher volumes. This is good for them, however, this may not be best for you. Further, if you plan to incorporate more capabilities to your programmer, such as laser marking for example, you could be saving the extraordinary costs of multiple laser markers, operators and equipment by purchasing just one Exatron programmer built to suit your exact high UPH and volume needs, vs multiple others.

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Device Programming Automation

UPH is a matter of test time, the number of test socket sites and pick up heads. Exatron can build the one machine you need, as it's a matter of scaling these building blocks. Expanding the number of programming sites by having the sites move under the pick up heads allows for the high volume despite long programming times. This is accomplished by keeping the machine constantly loading IC devices making efficient use of time and speeding production. The image above is one example of a customized high UPH and high volume programming solution automated device handler. The programming system shown above operates with a 180 seconds programming time and yields 2400 UPH. The programmer moves 16 parts at a time and has 128 programming sites. The IC device is a large pin count BGA. This programing handler features 40 JEDEC tray input stackers plus 40 JEDEC tray output stackers. This programming system is also laser marker ready and based upon Exatron's Model 8000-5 production handlers.

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Exatron Programming Systems, Since 1974

With innovative software and a huge inventory of options, Exatron’s high volume programming systems offer speed, simplicity and savings. Exatron is well known and respected in the industry since founding in 1974 and has demonstrated ingenuity, adaptability, longevity in creating hard working, well made, reasonably priced equipment designed to evolve with your needs. Exatron enjoys designing custom equipment for unique applications and is dedicated to meeting and exceeding your expectations. Designed and made in the USA. See what programmers Exatron can build for you.

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Custom IC Device Programming Automation

Do you need a custom solution for difficult requirements? Exatron thrives on and encourages such challenges. Exatron is renown for innovative designs and meeting and exceeding their customers expectations for mission critical device programming. The image above is a great example of this. It is a Model 901 Smart Queue Program Handler with 32 Programming Sites, 8 Verify Sites, 2 Quad Pickup Heads, Laser Marking, Top-side and Tape Inspection and Tape In/Out. It is ideal for internet of things (IoT) and M2M serialization. The Exatron Model 901 Smart Queue Program Handler has the unique ability to output programmed, laser marked, independently verified and top/bottom inspected SERIALIZED devices in 100% perfect serialized order. No missing numbers, no out of order numbers, no double numbers and no empty tape pockets. Even with a 1% fail rate, there is no UPH hit. The smart queue program handler automatically remakes any devices that fail programming, top or bottom-side inspection or verification and still maintains correct serialized device order. Exatron mastered this difficult design, so let us know your programmng issues and Exatron can build the right programmer device handler for you.

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High Throughput Production Programming Systems

Exatron's Model 8000-PR is one of the most flexible and highest throughput production programming systems made. You can add your choice of programmer to Exatron automation and create the fastest and most flexible programming system in the world. The image above is a Model 8000-PR Program Handler with 16 Program Sockets and Laser Marking. This unit features 2,000 UPH (units per hour) with 15 seconds program time. Versions of this 8000-PR programming system can exceed 4,000 UPH with additional test sites. UPH is a matter of scaling at Exatron and making a programmer to suit your needs. An extensive range of input/output, laser marking, machine vision and serialization options are available. Please see the brochure and/or contact us today for more information.

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Automated Volume Device Programming

Another example from Exatron, shown in the above handler image, features 12 second programming time and 1800 UPH. It moves 2 parts at a time with 12 programming sites for both 20 and 8 pin SOIC, with Tape and Reel Input and Tape and Reel Output. The handler also features Pin 1 in tape pocket vision with 1 JEDEC tray output, all in a small foot print taking minimal space in your lab. If your need is for fully automated volume IC device production programming, device programming and modifications, device programming services, automated programming solutions and systems for device programming, flash, NAND programming, gang programming, high density device programmers, microcontroller programming, personalization and pic programming, Exatron is the right choice. Exatron's expertise in secure programming, boot, data, elements, manufacturing and secure microcontrollers and securing internet-of-things, (IoT), is backed by experience and longevity in the industry. Exatron is designed and made in the USA, sold and serviced around the world and found in all the best companies. Give us a call today.

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