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  Palomar 2460-V


Palomar Technologies Model 2460-V  Automatic Thermosonic Hybrid Gold Ball Bonder


Cycle time: 250 msec per wire with an approximate wire length of 0.025 inches

Flame-off: Negative electronic flame-off (NEFO) with adjustable missing wire/excessive wire detection with programmable discharge time, tail length & NEFO gap (arc length)

Touchdown sensing:  Mechanical and/or ultrasonic 

Bonding wire: diameter of 0.0007 to 0.002 inches with negative EFO

Bonding wire:diameter of 0.0007 to 0.003 inches with optional positive EFO

Looping: Multiple programmable looping envelopes with maximum loop height with user designed looping envelopes

Table range: 5 x 12 inch table with digital servos

Reference capability: One or two point reference with two point rotation correction

Ultrasonic generator: electrostrictive ceramic 60 Khz with current and voltage modes 1 or 5 watt selectable

Bonding viewing: multi-power microscope

Step and repeat: Multiple step-and-repeat capability

Table resolution:  X,Y,Z axis resolution of 0.0001 inches

Pattern recognition: Cognex gray scale pattern recognition with auto focus

Bonding system: Flexible adaptive bonding system

Data storage: 500 Mb or greater hard disk drive

Back up: 3.5 inch floppy disk drive 

Optical system: Solid state (CCD) camera with Optem zoom lens

Lighting: Through- the- lens & off-axis 

Operator/maintenance manual

Z stroke: 0.500 inches

Operator and maintenance training available


1 inch stroke Z axis for deep axis bonding

Programmable through-the-lens and off-axis lighting saved to hard disk

4 x 6 inch heated work stage

Positive EFO

All Machines Custom Built to Customer Specifications

 Hughes/Palomar Model 2460-IIs, and Model 2460-IVs Available