Yamaha Motor Europe
Robotics Business
Yamaha Intelligent Machinery Solutions: SMT & FA Section

Yamaha Motor Robotics Business comprises the Surface Mount Technology Section (SMT Section) and Factory Automation Section (FA Section), each leveraging Yamaha’s expertise in industrial process automation to overcome the challenges manufacturers encounter to assemble electronic products and general industrial products.

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The SMT Section has created Yamaha’s Total Line Solution that provides a selection of equipment models to handle every aspect of assembling printed circuit boards, including stencil printer, 3D solder paste inspection (SPI) and 3D automatic optical inspection (AOI) machines, dispenser, high-speed pick-and-place machines, and intelligent component storage system. Moreover, SMT Section’s flip-chip pick & place machine family extends Yamaha’s reputation for precision and reliability beyond PCB production and into semiconductor manufacturing by supporting advanced back-end packaging. These systems leverage Yamaha’s core expertise in fields such as servo-motor drives used in precision motion controls and feeder indexing, and image recognition. Multiple on-board machine-vision systems help ensure perfect alignment of the stencil and PCB before printing, check for correct orientation of all parts before placement on the PCB, ensure super-accurate mounting, and finally inspect all assemblies to capture important manufacturing data. The Yamaha Total Line Solution for surface-mount assembly production presents flexible, modular choices for customers to maximise their production capacity and capabilities.

Robotics Assembly Business SMT & FA Yamaha Intelligent Machinery Solutions

The FA Section draws on Yamaha’s heritage in lean and efficient processes for the automation of motorcycle manufacturing to create state of the art robotics systems for high-speed precision assembly tasks across a wide range of industries from microelectronics to consumer products, food production, the automotive and aerospace businesses, and more. Yamaha supplies a complete selection of robots that covers all industrial types, from the simple linear robot to cartesian, SCARA, and articulated robots, and the flexible LCMR200 conveying system, which is unique to Yamaha. Our comprehensive portfolio of robot technology provides everything you need to achieve a complete automation system as a robot assembly cell, or introduce an efficient robot transport system or handling system to assist a conventional production line.

Yamaha Intelligent Machinery Solutions Robotics Assembly Business SMT & FA

The selection of robot controllers offers compatibility with popular industrial Ethernet and fieldbus protocols. These include PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, PROFIBUS, CC-Link, DeviceNet, and EtherNet/IP. Special Yamaha accessories help unleash the maximum performance from your robot assembly and include the iVY 2 vision system, electric grippers, and graphical robot programming and editing tools that simplify and accelerate setup.

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Latest News Releases

Robotics Assembly Business SMT & FA Yamaha Intelligent Machinery Solutions

NEWS RELEASE – FA

02. November 2020

High-Speed Precision Coating with Robots Raises Manufacturing Productivity

Using a robot to dispense coating materials can significantly raise productivity, and is further enhanced by linking servo and dispenser control to ensure optimum speed and stable …

NEWS RELEASE – SMT

26. October 2020

Yamaha supports 3D MID learning at Friedrich Alexander University

From left to right: M.Sc Nils Thielen (Research Assistant FAPS), M.Sc Philipp Bräuer (Research Assistant FAPS & 3D MID e.V.), Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Franke (Head of Institute FAPS). Yamaha Motor …

NEWS RELEASE – FA

19. October 2020

Automotive Leader Finds a Faster Solution to High-Performance Robot Vision

A leading producer of automotive components quickly overcame its automation challenges by leveraging the speed and simplicity of Yamaha’s RCXiVY2+ dedicated robot vision system …