Patent Number: 6,332,269

Title: Component alignment methods

Abstract: A method of verifying a predetermined lead alignment of a component havinga physical asymmetry corresponding to an alignment of the leads isprovided. The method includes placing the component in a recess in asurface of a nest, wherein the recess corresponds to and mates with thephysical asymmetry on the component and detecting whether the physicalasymmetry has mated with the recess.

Inventors: Gamel; Darryl L. (Boise, ID), Hines; Kreg W. (Boise, ID)


International Classification: H05K 3/30 (20060101); H05K 13/02 (20060101); H05K 1/02 (20060101); H05K 003/30 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014