Automatic stiffener attaching machine Placer

PS404 / PS504
[ Image ] Automatic stiffener attaching machine・Placer PS404/PS504
A machine for attaching stiffeners onto flexible PCBs. With an accuracy of ±50 μm, stiffeners are attached at high speeds and automatically.
[ Image ] Placer
  • SUS stiffener attachment process automated, speed and accuracy improved
  • Simple machine structure and compact machine size
  • High-speed attaching motion using four heater heads


Application examples

Attaching side

  • [ Image ] SUS, PI etc.

    SUS, PI etc.

Attached side

  • [ Image ] Flex PCB

    Flex PCB

Stiffener feed method


  • [ Image ] Tray
  • [ Image ] Tape feeder

    Tape feeder


  • [ Image ] Magazine


Max. target work sheet size


X260mm x Y400mm


X300mm x Y500mm

Attachment speed 1.1~1.5 s/piece


[ Image ] Dimensions PS404-TV
[ Image ] Dimensions PS404-FV
[ Image ] Dimensions PS504


Model PS404 PS504
Type PS404-TV PS404-FV PS504
Application examples Flex PCB, Rigid-Flex PCB, etc.
Piece feed Feeding method Tray Tape feeder Magazine
Attachment target work sheet Max. work sheet size X250mm x Y400mm X260mm x Y400mm X300mm x Y500mm
Max. work sheet thickness 1mm
Securing method Rear-surface suction
Attachment stiffener Material SUS, PI etc.
Max. thickness 0.5mm 0.3mm
Max. size 15mm x 15mm 16mm x 16mm (tape width : 24mm) 20mm x 30mm
Min. size 3mm x 3mm 3mm x 3mm (tape width : 24mm) 4mm x 16mm
Attachment capability Accuracy *1 ±50μm
Speed *1 1.1 s/piece 1.3 s/piece 1.5 s/piece
Attachment head No. of heads 4
Built-in RFID Not provided
Max. head suction face size X18mm x Y18mm X20mm x Y30mm
No. of heaters per head 4
Heater temperature 0~200℃
Work sheet transfer Loading / Unloading Manual
Image processing Camera view X4.8 x Y3.6mm (standard)
Pattern detection Pattern recognition via grayscale
Illumination type Transmission light, reflection light
Hardware Interface LAN,USB
Display 17 inch LCD with touch panel
Software OS Windows7
Production support function Heater temperature sensor, attachment accuracy measurement
Usage environment Weight Approx. 430kg Approx. 500kg Approx. 1,000kg
Power supply 1-phase, 180 to 240V AC, 50/60Hz, 3kVA
Dry air 0.5MPa
  1. Data taken using our test work sheet


TEL:+81-53-467-3601 (FA Division)