Hand tools and fabrication machines
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.
Here is the result: