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Two stepper motors and an Arduino to turn around an SMD part.

For my manual pick and place machine, it would be handy to have a tool that flips SMD parts that are upside down in the storage box.

The supplier has such a tool but it is not that cheap, so could I make such a tool myself?


First, my son has designed the needed parts with Solid Works and prepared them for 3D printing.

After that, I wrote a test program for driving the stepper motors.

I’m using a Arduino Nano Every because of his price and the dimensions.

It is not that fast but it works. Power supply, plexi and switch are recup material.”

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