Parallel Assembly of LIGA Components

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In this paper, a prototype robotic workcell for the parallel assembly of LIGA components is described. A Cartesian robot is used to press 386 and 485 micron diameter pins into a LIGA substrate and then place a 3-inch diameter wafer with LIGA gears onto the pins. Upward and downward looking microscopes are used to locate holes in the LIGA substrate, pins to be pressed in the holes, and gears to be placed on the pins. This vision system can locate parts within 3 microns, while the Cartesian manipulator can place the parts within 0.4 microns.

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Christenson, T.R. & Feddema, J.T. March 4, 1999.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
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In this paper, a prototype robotic workcell for the parallel assembly of LIGA components is described. A Cartesian robot is used to press 386 and 485 micron diameter pins into a LIGA substrate and then place a 3-inch diameter wafer with LIGA gears onto the pins. Upward and downward looking microscopes are used to locate holes in the LIGA substrate, pins to be pressed in the holes, and gears to be placed on the pins. This vision system can locate parts within 3 microns, while the Cartesian manipulator can place the parts within 0.4 microns.

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19 p.

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  • 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Detroit, MI (US), 05/11/1999

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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4241
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Christenson, T.R. & Feddema, J.T. Parallel Assembly of LIGA Components, article, March 4, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675019/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.