Doug Wehrly
Portfolio of Automated Equipment
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FELF: Flexible Excise and Lead Form System
Prototype system for progammable lead forming of surface mount TAB devices
Design Team: Doug W., Richard S., Rick B., Mike B., David P.
Total number in production: 1 in Newport Beach, CA; 1 in Austin, TX
Input: Single TAB device in carrier
Output: TAB device with lead form
 
 

ETAOI: Electrical Test and Automated Optical Inspection System
Production system for excise, electrical test, and optical inspection of TAB circuits for ink-jet print cartridges
Design Team: Doug W., Jerry E., Mark T., Kevan E., David S., Kirk H.
Total number in production: 7 in Columbia, MO
Input: Flex circuits in reel form
Output: Processed flex circuits in reel form
 
 

IMS: Integrated Marking System
Production system for laser marking TAB circuits for ink-jet print cartridges
Design Team: Doug W., Richard S., Jerry E., Mark, Kirk H.
Total number in production: 2 or more in Corvallis, OR
Input: Flex circuits in reel form
Output: Processed flex circuits in reel form
 
 

RASTA: Rail And Stack Assembly System
Prototype system for assembly of high-density memory devices
Design Team: Doug W.
Total number in production: 1 in Austin, TX
Input: stacked TSOPs in trays, formed lead frames in trays, and pre-cut adhesive film on rolls
Output: Stacked memory device
 
 

RCAM: Rail Carrier Assembly Machine
Production version of RASTA
Design Team: Doug W., Jim W., Keith H.
Total number in production: 3 in Austin, TX
Input: stacked TSOPs in trays, formed lead frames in tape & reel, and pre-cut adhesive film on rolls
Output: Stacked memory device
 
 

SBR: Shorting Bar Removal System
Production system for the removal of shorting bars from a lead frame
Design Team: Doug W., Paul H., Jim R., Frank K.
Total number in production: 1 in Austin, TX
Input: Stacked memory devices in trays
Output: Processed stacked memory devices in trays
 
 

AFF: Automated Flex Forming System
Production system for forming flex circuits
Design Team: Doug W., Kenny G., David L., Paul H., Pat H., Jim R.
Total number in production: 3 in Austin, TX
Input: Flex circuits in tape & reel
Output: Trimmed and Formed flex circuits in trays
 

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email: dwehrly@yahoo.com