US 10,893,640 B2
Component pickup apparatus
Jong Eok Ban, Changwon-si (KR); Byung Ju Kim, Changwon-si (KR); Sung Ho Jo, Changwon-si (KR); and Eun Suk Yoon, Changwon-si (KR)
Assigned to HANWHA PRECISION MACHINERY CO., LTD., Changwon-si (KR)
Filed by HANWHA PRECISION MACHINERY CO., LTD., Changwon-si (KR)
Filed on Apr. 30, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/399,112.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2018-0053198 (KR), filed on May 9, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2019/0350113 A1, Nov. 14, 2019
Int. Cl. H05K 13/08 (2006.01); G02B 27/14 (2006.01); H05K 13/04 (2006.01); G02B 27/10 (2006.01)
CPC H05K 13/0812 (2018.08) [G02B 27/106 (2013.01); G02B 27/14 (2013.01); H05K 13/0409 (2018.08); H05K 13/0411 (2018.08)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A component pickup apparatus comprising:
a component pickup unit comprising a plurality of nozzles arranged in a same row that extends linearly in a first direction, each of the plurality of nozzles configured to suck a component;
a light emitter configured to emit light toward side faces of the plurality of nozzles in a second direction that is perpendicular to the first direction;
an image splitter configured to receive images of the plurality of nozzles, generated by the light, simultaneously, and configured to split the images of the plurality of nozzles into different image groups; and
an image capturer configured to capture an image outputted from the image splitter,
wherein the image splitter is configured to guide an image of a first group of the image groups to a first row of the image capturer and guide an image of a second group of the image groups to a second row of the image capturer.