Pick and Place

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Table of Contents

  1. Work in Progress
  2. About this Machine
    1. Useful Links
    2. Machine Safety
    3. How to Get Help
  3. Using this Machine
    1. Setup
    2. Operation
    3. Shutdown
    4. Cleanup
  4. Tips and Tricks
    1. How to Make Tea with this Machine

Work in Progress

This is an unfinished SOP. Assume the instructions are incomplete or incorrect.

About this Machine

This machine is for automatically placing small, fiddly, surface-mount parts onto printed circuit boards that have already had solder paste applied.

Machine Safety

Include notes about possible hazards and the necessary procedures and equipment to avoid them. Make it clear that the user is responsible for their own safety and that of the people around them while using this tool.

How to Get Help

Include a list of which documents, websites, people, or mailing lists should be consulted in case of problems.

Using this Machine

These sections describe the standard usage and common pitfalls.


Describe how to check that the machine is okay to use. Describe make the machine ready to use.


Show how to actually do the thing.


Explain how to safely shut down the machine.


Explain how to reset the work station for the next user.

Tips and Tricks

List some sections describing advaned techniques.

How to Make Tea with this Machine