Patents by Inventor Nils Jacobsson

Nils Jacobsson has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10956857
    Abstract: A method and a system for changing operator display data on a display unit/electronic label located on a carrier in a Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system performing the steps of providing a carrier in the form of a bin or trolley configured to carry a plurality of bin load units, wherein said carrier comprises a display unit/electronic label; receiving or retrieving input data related to said carrier and an ongoing or upcoming SMT job; presenting display data on said display unit/electronic label based on said received input data; and scanning at least one barcode associated with or arranged on said carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Mycronic AB
    Inventor: Nils Jacobsson
  • Publication number: 20210059088
    Abstract: A method and a system for providing operator information in an Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system comprising an SMT information database, a SMT pick and place machine and an identity tag scanner, the method comprising: receiving a bin in said SMT pick and place machine, wherein said bin is adapted to comprise vertically oriented bin load units, wherein said bin load unit has an pallet identity tag attached to the bin load units upwards facing surface; starting SMT production on said SMT pick and place machine; scanning individual identity tags attached to bin load units comprising component tape reels to obtain bin load units IDs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Mycronic AB
    Inventors: Nils JACOBSSON, Roger JONASSON
  • Patent number: 10772249
    Abstract: A method and a system for providing operator information in an Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system comprising an SMT information database, a SMT pick and place machine and an identity tag scanner, the method comprising: receiving a bin in said SMT pick and place machine, wherein said bin is adapted to comprise vertically oriented bin load units, wherein said bin load unit has an pallet identity tag attached to the bin load units upwards facing surface; starting SMT production on said SMT pick and place machine; scanning individual identity tags attached to bin load units comprising component tape reels to obtain bin load units IDs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Mycronic AB
    Inventors: Nils Jacobsson, Roger Jonasson
  • Publication number: 20200281103
    Abstract: A container, or box, for use in a Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system includes an outer shell and at least one compartment. The outer shell has side walls and a base. The container is configured to store a plurality of SMT-job related objects in said at least one compartment where one of said SMT-job related objects is not a component tape reel, wherein said container has a logically and electronically unique identity in the SMT system represented by a barcode or RFID tag arranged on the container, said unique ID of the container being configured to be associated with each of the unique IDs of said plurality of SMT-job related objects stored in said at least one compartment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Mycronic AB
    Inventor: Nils JACOBSSON
  • Publication number: 20200255221
    Abstract: A method in an automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse configured to store bins at predetermined positions within said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse, the method comprising receiving a bin at a port of said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse and scanning an identity tag attached to said bin to obtain a bin ID.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Mycronic AB
    Inventors: Nils JACOBSSON, Roger JONASSON
  • Publication number: 20200253099
    Abstract: A system and method for surface mount assembly of PCB's, using an automated pick-and-place machine into which component tapes on reels are fed, uses component tape reels each of which has been pre-threaded into its appropriate tape guide and been stored as a reel/tape guide packet in an automated SMD storage tower, from which appropriate packets are retrieved for coupling to the pick-and-place machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Mycronic AB
    Inventor: Nils Jacobsson
  • Patent number: 10694646
    Abstract: A container, or box, for use in a Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system includes an outer shell and at least one compartment. The outer shell has side walls and a base. The container is configured to store a plurality of SMT-job related objects in said at least one compartment where one of said SMT-job related objects is not a component tape reel, wherein said container has a logically and electronically unique identity in the SMT system represented by a barcode or RFID tag arranged on the container, said unique ID of the container being configured to be associated with each of the unique IDs of said plurality of SMT-job related objects stored in said at least one compartment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Mycronic AB
    Inventor: Nils Jacobsson
  • Patent number: 10640290
    Abstract: A method and a system for providing operator information in an Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system comprising an SMT information database, a SMT pick and place machine and an identity tag scanner, the method comprising: receiving a bin in said SMT pick and place machine, wherein said bin is adapted to comprise vertically oriented bin load units, wherein said bin load unit has an pallet identity tag attached to the bin load units upwards facing surface; starting SMT production on said SMT pick and place machine; scanning individual identity tags attached to bin load units comprising component tape reels to obtain bin load units IDs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Mycronic AB
    Inventors: Nils Jacobsson, Roger Jonasson
  • Patent number: 10633185
    Abstract: A method in an automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse configured to store bins at predetermined positions within said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse, the method comprising receiving a bin at a port of said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse and scanning an identity tag attached to said bin to obtain a bin ID.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Mycronic AB
    Inventors: Nils Jacobsson, Roger Jonasson
  • Publication number: 20190337721
    Abstract: A method in an automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse configured to store bins at predetermined positions within said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse, the method comprising receiving a bin at a port of said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse and scanning an identity tag attached to said bin to obtain a bin ID.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: Mycronic AB
    Inventors: Nils Jacobsson, Roger Jonasson
  • Patent number: 10440867
    Abstract: A system and method for surface mount assembly of PCB's, using an automated pick-and-place machine into which component tapes on reels are fed, uses component tape reels each of which has been pre-threaded into its appropriate tape guide and been stored as a reel/tape guide packet in an automated SMD storage tower, from which appropriate packets are retrieved for coupling to the pick-and-place machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Mycronic AB
    Inventor: Nils Jacobsson
  • Publication number: 20190223334
    Abstract: A container, or box, for use in a Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system includes an outer shell and at least one compartment. The outer shell has side walls and a base. The container is configured to store a plurality of SMT-job related objects in said at least one compartment where one of said SMT-job related objects is not a component tape reel, wherein said container has a logically and electronically unique identity in the SMT system represented by a barcode or RFID tag arranged on the container, said unique ID of the container being configured to be associated with each of the unique IDs of said plurality of SMT-job related objects stored in said at least one compartment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: Mycronic AB
    Inventor: Nils JACOBSSON
  • Patent number: 10322879
    Abstract: A method in an automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse configured to store bins at predetermined positions within said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse, the method comprising receiving a bin at a port of said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse and scanning an identity tag attached to said bin to obtain a bin ID.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Mycronic AB
    Inventors: Nils Jacobsson, Roger Jonasson
  • Publication number: 20190059180
    Abstract: A system and method for surface mount assembly of PCB's, using an automated pick-and-place machine into which component tapes on reels are fed, uses component tape reels each of which has been pre-threaded into its appropriate tape guide and been stored as a reel/tape guide packet in an automated SMD storage tower, from which appropriate packets are retrieved for coupling to the pick-and-place machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: Mycronic AB
    Inventor: Nils Jacobsson
  • Patent number: 10178819
    Abstract: An automatic SMD storage tower has a shelfless interior for variable spacing of electronic component reels on pallets or as integral reel/guide units, with a great number of affixing locations on the interior of the SMD storage tower thereby increasing the storage capacity and ease of use. The technology disclosed also includes a reel pallet with shape defined places for holding a component reel and a tape guide with the component tape threaded therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Inventors: Nils Jacobsson, Kristofer Karlsson
  • Publication number: 20180312335
    Abstract: A method for retrieving and presenting objects in an automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse adapted to obtain information related to upcoming SMT jobs, the method comprising receiving at least one of input data and a parameter representing a position within said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse; retrieving a bin from said position within said automated SMD warehouse at least partly based on said at least one of input data and/or a parameter representing said position within said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse; and—presenting said retrieved bin at, or close to, an output port, such as an opening, of said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: Mycronic AB
    Inventors: Nils JACOBSSON, Roger JONASSON
  • Patent number: 10111369
    Abstract: A system and method for surface mount assembly of PCBs, using an automated pick-and-place machine into which component tapes on reels are fed, uses component tape reels each of which has been pre-threaded into its appropriate tape guide and been stored as a reel/tape guide packet in an automated SMD storage tower, from which appropriate packets are retrieved for coupling to the pick-and-place machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: MICRONIC MYDATA AB
    Inventor: Nils Jacobsson
  • Patent number: 10039220
    Abstract: A method for retrieving and presenting objects in an automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse adapted to obtain information related to upcoming SMT jobs, the method comprising receiving at least one of input data and a parameter representing a position within said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse; retrieving a bin from said position within said automated SMD warehouse at least partly based on said at least one of input data and/or a parameter representing said position within said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse; and -presenting said retrieved bin at, or close to, an output port, such as an opening, of said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Mycronic AB
    Inventors: Nils Jacobsson, Roger Jonasson
  • Publication number: 20180130011
    Abstract: A method and a system for changing operator display data on a display unit/electronic label located on a carrier in a Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system performing the steps of providing a carrier in the form of a bin or trolley configured to carry a plurality of bin load units, wherein said carrier comprises a display unit/electronic label; receiving or retrieving input data related to said carrier and an ongoing or upcoming SMT job; presenting display data on said display unit/electronic label based on said received input data; and scanning at least one barcode associated with or arranged on said carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: Mycronic AB
    Inventor: Nils JACOBSSON
  • Patent number: 9938080
    Abstract: A method for redistributing bin load units in an automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse, where said automated SMD warehouse is configured to obtain information related to upcoming SMT jobs from an SMT database, the method is comprising automatically redistributing stored bins or bin load units in said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse based on at least one of SMT job related information received or retrieved from said SMT database and predetermined rules for optimizing presentation of bin load units at a port of said automated Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: MYCRONIC AB
    Inventors: Nils Jacobsson, Roger Jonasson