Patent Number: 6,308,861

Title: Chip component feeding apparatus and attracting plate for use in same

Abstract: A chip component feeding apparatus translates chip components in alignment along a passage and feeds the foremost chip component to a predetermined take-out position. The foremost chip component is separated from the remaining translated chip components. A stopper is displaceable between a predetermined stop position where the foremost chip component stops, and a predetermined take-out position spaced from the stop position. A first attracting section attracts the foremost chip component to the stopper to displace the stopper and the foremost chip component at the stopped position. A second attracting section attracts the foremost chip component to a transport belt.

Inventors: Saito; Koji (Tokyo, JP), Yasuda; Taro (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H05K 13/02 (20060101); B65G 059/04 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018