PCB MAGAZINE RACK

Nikko Rack
  • Smooth-Width adjustment using our patented rack & pinion system
  • ESD Safe plastic card guides, 50 slots
  • Heat-registant card guides for board temperatures up to 275 °F (135 °C)
  • Compatible with all brands of equipment

Our magazine racks are familiar support brand products in the mounting industry, and they enable PCB width adjustment in as little as five seconds. NIX also develops special products that are compatible with changes in mount boards. We are committed to creating products that continually meet the needs of our customers for clean and high quality peripheral equipment.


Super Nikko-Rack Series: Super Nikko-Rack
Highest efficiency, highest performance, and highest quality magazine in the industry.
  • Quickest width adjustment. Quick-width adjustment enables adjustment in just five seconds. (Rack and pinion AJ slope)
  • Plastic base. 30% stronger than conventional models.
  • Lead-free process compatible. Cardguide construction and plastic that withstands PCBs after reflow (135°C/165°C).
  • Faster assembly. Simplified unit shipping and assembly enables 70% faster turnaround compared to conventional models.
  • Reversible type. (T-type cannot be reversed.)
Options
  • Spring-type stopper bars
  • Numbering labels
  • 400-mm length cardguide (longer than base length)
  • 4-guide channel specification

PCB quick width adjustment in five seconds (patented)


Specifications (mm)
Model
No.
Max. Tolerant
Temperature for
Cardguide
Outer Dimensions Adjustable
Width
Base
Material
Ref. Position Pitch P PCB
Slots
Weight
(kg)
Size Type
L W H A B
N25 60°C 355 320 563 50~250 Plastic 34 34 10 50 4 M Reversible
R25 135°C 355 320 563 50~250 Plastic 34 34 10 50 4
SR25 165°C 355 320 563 50~250 Plastic 34 34 10 50 4
T25 135°C 355 320 581 50~250 Plastic 35 35 10 50 4.1 Stackable

* All standard models are shipped partially assembled. Complete assembly is optional.
* All specifications are subject to change without notice.


Super Nikko-Rack Series: Options: Anti-dust Base Cover
We have answered our customers' requests for dust control measures of PCBs in the magazine.
Base cover (Whole Base type)
  • Complete top cover that is
    simply placed atop the magazine
  • Magazine slip-prevention mechanism
    enables stacking (of two magazines)

Base cover (Hole-block type)
  • Automatic feeders can be used with the base cover attached.
    (Be sure to check the present condition of the equipment being used.)
  • Rack width can be adjusted with the base cover attached.



NK Cert Series: Quick-Width Adjustment Type
Magazine rack with exceptional accuracy for high quality. Enables easy and accurate width adjustment.
  • Continuous parallel movement system (rack and pinion) for width adjustment in just five seconds.
  • Cardguide construction that can handle heated PCBs after reflow enables two types of magazine racks (135°C and 165°C types).

    Note: These withstand temperatures do not apply to the entire magazine rack. Magazines should not be placed in the oven.

  • Compatible with standard specifications of SMT equipment manufacturers.

    Note: Be sure to check your specifications upon ordering.

  • Quick-width adjustment and lightest magazine in the industry. Unparalleled delivery performance with superior accuracy and quality without distortion.
  • Standard equipped with one-touch AJ slope.
Options
  • Four guide channels (supports) (S and M size). Standard equipped for L and large sizes.
  • Spring-type stopper bars
  • Numbering labels (Please contact us when ordering, as some products cannot be equipped with numbering labels.)

Size S
NKAJ-0211N·G

Size S
NKAJ-0218R·G

Size L
NKAJ-0531R·G

Size XL
NKAJ-0546R·G

Able to accommodate PCB widths from 20 mm to 460 mm.


Magazine rack dimensions (mm)


Patented Nikko-Rack cardguides

Cardguides have five separate vertical sections to prevent expansion or contraction due to changes in temperature between upper and lower levels.
Additional clearance between the cardguides and aluminum hat plate and the construction to absorb expansion and contraction due to heat eliminate the need to attach screws, thereby preventing stress and deformation of the cardguides.


Specifications (mm)
Model
No.
Max. Tolerant
Temperature for
Cardguide
Outer Dimensions Adjustable Width Base
Material
Ref. Position Pitch P PCB
Slots
Weight
(kg)
Size
L W H A B
NKAJ-0211N•G 60°C 160 160 395 20~110 Metal 22.5 34 8 40 1.9 S
NKAJ-0211R-AL 135°C 260 165 270 20~110 Metal 20 34 4 50 1.6
NKAJ-0218R•G 135°C 210 230 315 20~180 Metal 22 34 5 50 1.7
NKAJ-0525R•G 135°C 355 320 563 50~255 Metal 34 34 10 50 5.2 M
NKAJ-0525SR•G 165°C 355 320 563 50~255 Metal 34 34 10 50 5.2
NKAJ-0531R•G 135°C 535 380 570 50~310 Metal 34 41 10 50 9.4 L
NKAJ-0531SR•G 165°C 535 380 570 50~310 Metal 34 41 10 50 9.4
NKAJ-0531RE•G 120°C 535 380 570 50~310 Metal 34 41 12.5 40 11.4
NKAJ-0531R34*34•G 135°C 535 380 563 50~310 Metal 34 34 10 50 9.4
NKAJ-0531SR34*34•G 165°C 535 380 563 50~310 Metal 34 34 10 50 9.4
NKAJ-0733N•G 60°C 460 400 565 70~330 Metal 35 35 10 50 8.8 YL
NKAJ-0733R•G 135°C 460 400 565 70~330 Metal 35 35 10 50 8.8
NKAJ-0733SR•G 165°C 460 400 565 70~330 Metal 35 35 10 50 8.8
NKAJ-0733N34*34•G 60°C 460 400 563 70~330 Metal 34 34 10 50 8.8
NKAJ-0733R34*34•G 135°C 460 400 563 70~330 Metal 34 34 10 50 8.8
NKAJ-0733SR34*34•G 165°C 460 400 563 70~330 Metal 34 34 10 50 8.8
NKAJ-0539R•G 135°C 535 460 570 50~390 Metal 34 41 10 50 10.5 LL
NKAJ-0539SR•G 165°C 535 460 570 50~390 Metal 34 41 10 50 10.5
NKAJ-0539R34*34•G 135°C 535 460 563 50~390 Metal 34 34 10 50 10.5
NKAJ-0539SR34*34•G 165°C 535 460 563 50~390 Metal 34 34 10 50 10.5
NKAJ-0546R•G 135°C 535 530 563 50~460 Metal 34 34 10 50 12.3 XL
NKAJ-0546SR•G 165°C 535 530 563 50~460 Metal 34 34 10 50 12.3
NKAJ-0531R-G400 135°C 400 380 563 50~310 Metal 34 34 10 50 7.7  
NKAJ-0733R-G400 135°C 400 400 563 70~330 Metal 34 34 10 50 7.8

Note: G400 is equipped with cardguides that support 400-mm length PCBs.
* All standard models are shipped partially assembled. Complete assembly is optional.* All specifications are subject to change without notice.
* Contact us for changes to the reference position.



NK Cert Series: Screw-Bolt Adjustment Type
Magazine rack with exceptional accuracy for high quality.
  • Lightest in the industry. (NKAJ-0525N3•G weighs only 3.7 kg.)
  • Cardguide construction that can handle heated PCBs after reflow enables two types of magazine racks (135°C and 165°C types).

    Note: These withstand temperatures do not apply to the entire magazine rack. Magazines should not be placed in the oven.

  • Compatible with standard specifications of SMT equipment manufacturers.

    Note: Be sure to check your specifications upon ordering.

  • Unparalleled delivery performance with superior accuracy and quality without distortion.
Options
  • Four guide channels (supports)
  • Spring-type stopper bars
  • Numbering labels
  • 4-guide channel specification

Economical type best suited for fixed PCB width.

Sturdy design. Guide channels fit securely into the base.

Easily transported at only 3.7 kg.


Specifications (mm)
Model No. Max. Tolerant Temperature for Cardguide Outer Dimensions Adjustable Width Base Material Ref. Position Pitch P PCB Slots Weight (kg) Size
L W H A B
NKAJ-0525N3-G 60°C 355 320 563 50~255 Plastic 34 34 10 50 3.7 M
NKAJ-0525R3-G 135°C 355 320 563 50~255 Plastic 34 34 10 50 3.8
NKAJ-0525SR3-G 165°C 355 320 563 50~255 Plastic 34 34 10 50 3.8

* All standard models are shipped partially assembled. Complete assembly is optional.
* All specifications are subject to change without notice.



NK Cert Series: Double Adjustment Type
Center stopper is used to accommodate up to 200 PCBs (for widths from 30 to 100 mm).
  • Compatible with M-size loaders and unloaders.
  • Same reference position for both top and bottom corners. (Can be used upside down.)
  • Cardguide construction that can handle heated PCBs after reflow enables two types of magazine racks (135°C and 165°C types).

    Note: These withstand temperatures do not apply to the entire magazine rack. Magazines should not be placed in the oven.

  • Compatible with standard specifications of SMT equipment manufacturers.

    Note: Be sure to check your specifications upon ordering.

  • Unparalleled delivery performance with superior accuracy and quality without distortion.
  • Equipped with four guide channels.
Options
  • Spring-type stopper bars
  • Numbering labels

A center stopper bar can be attached.

Reference position diagram

Store 50 PCBs on one side for up to 200 on four sides.


Specifications (mm)
Model No. Max. Tolerant Temperature for Cardguide Outer Dimensions Adjustable Width Base Material Ref. Position Pitch P PCB Slots Weight (kg) Size
L W H A B
NKAJ-0310N3-WG 60°C 355 320 563 30~100 Plastic 34 34 10 100 6.4 M
NKAJ-0310R3-WG 135°C 355 320 563 30~100 Plastic 34 34 10 100 6.6
NKAJ-0310SR3-WG 165°C 355 320 563 30~100 Plastic 34 34 10 100 6.6

* All standard models are shipped partially assembled. Complete assembly is optional.
* All specifications are subject to change without notice.



Carrier Rack Series: Carrier 21
Protects and secures PCBs during transportation.
Available in two models: ST and AJ.
ST model

AJ model

Stackable vertically or horizontally
With the numbering labels (optional) on the one-touch stopper, PCB placement is quick and easy during inspection and storage.
Use the dedicated base for loading to a loader and unloading from an unloader. Enables lightweight and compact transportation and storage. (ST model only)
Options
  • Spring-type center stopper. Holds up to 80 PCBs with a maximum length of 170 mm. (Compatible only with ST and AJ models)
  • Customize the number of PCB slots: 20, 30, 50, 60, or 70. (Compatible only with AJ model)

Quick width adjustment system

Slide a PCB into the clearance slot next to the base.

Tighten the screws while the PCB is in the clearance slot.

The PCB will now slide smoothly into the cardguide with 1 mm of clearance.


Specifications (mm)
Type Model No. Max. Tolerant Temperature for Cardguide Outer Dimensions Adjustable Width Base Material Pitch P PCB Slots Weight (kg) Size
L W H
ST Model ST-0512 60°C or 135°C 400 127~196 484.5 50~120 Plastic 10 45 3.7 M
ST-1225 60°C or 135°C 400 196~326 484.5 120~250 Plastic 10 45 3.7
AJ Model AJ2-0512 60°C or 135°C 400 127~196 486 50~120 Plastic 10 40 3.8 M
AJ2-1225 60°C or 135°C 400 196~326 486 120~250 Plastic 10 40 4

* All standard models are shipped partially assembled. Complete assembly is optional.
* All specifications are subject to change without notice.



Carrier Rack Series: HIC Rack


  • For transportation and storage of molded hybrid ICs.
  • Designed to protect exposed leads.
  • Saves space by storing small boards vertically.
  • Cardguides are made of nylon and side plates are aluminum.
  • Width can be customized.
  • Freon alternative cleaning solution (Asahi Glass AK-225) can be used.
Specifications (mm)
Model No. Adjustable Width Outer Dimensions Cardguide Dimensions
L W H A B P
HIC-0207-A-S 20~70 164 99.2 55 3 5 6



Carrier Rack Series: Low-Height Type Magazine
Compatible with all standard NK Cert Series products. Height available at 263, 363, and 463 mm.

  • Because a cardguide's height is in increments of 100 mm, this magazine can be specified in 100-mm increments.
  • Lightweight and can accommodate storage needs (in 10 slot increments).
  • Available for both quick-width adjustment and screw-bolt adjustment types.
Specifications (mm)
Model No. Adjustable Width Outer Dimensions Pitch
L W H
R25-L4 50~255 355 320 263 10



Carrier Rack Series: CRE8 Magazine
A magazine that combines plastic cardguides and aluminum plates for lighter weight and better economic efficiency.

  • Same basic dimensions of all-metal magazines and compatible with automatic feeders.
  • Comes with a handle. Cannot be used upside down.
  • Also available with attachable sensors.
Specifications (mm)
Model No. Adjustable Width Outer Dimensions Pitch
L W H
NKLH-0514R-AL 50~140 255 165 255.5 4



Special Rack Series: Combination Rack
Ideal for transportation from mounter to inspection or assembly. Also saves space in storage.

  • Supports compact PCBs.
  • Compatible with existing M-size unloaders and enables PCB storage.
  • Saves space for factory storage.
  • Lightweight for transportation.
  • Use two 20-PCBs storage racks.
Specifications (mm)
Model No. Outer Dimensions PCB Slots Ref. Position
L W H
NKC-0525 355 320 563 - -
NKC-0715R 355 187.6 245 20 34×34



Special Rack Series: Tray Rack
Ideal for storing trays for electronic parts.
  • Can also store trays for tray feeders from various SMT manufacturers.
  • Cardguide material is resistant to shaving.
  • Stackable
(Units: mm)
Model No. Outer Dimensions Pitch P PCB Slots Work Size
L W H
NKFX-0260RC-L6×2 382 310 315 12 20 260×360



Special Rack Series: Heat-Resistant Rack
All-metal magazine. Cardguides are aluminum or pressed stainless steel. Same specifications as the 0525 Series. Safe for oven and burn-in process.
  • PCBs can be placed in the magazine directly from the reflow oven without cooling down.
  • Same size and reference position as the 0525 Series. Can be used with loaders and unloaders.
  • Space designed between cardguide slots to provide ventilation, thereby allowing consistent heat distribution. Ideal for high temperature ovens.
  • Width adjustment of screw-bolt width adjustment type.
  • 0531, 0539, and 0546 sizes also available.

(Units: mm)
Model No. Adjustable Width Outer Dimensions PCB Slots
L W H
NKLH-0525AL 50~250 355 320 562 50
NKLH-0525SU 50~250 355 320 562 50



Special Rack Series: Screen Rack
Accommodates vertical storage of frames for various screen printing.
  • Pressed aluminum frame specifications for lighter weight and lower cost.
  • Magazine size can be easily custom-designed.
  • Uses plastic cardguides to protect plates from damage and abrasion.
  • Protects the screen from dust and prevents warping.
  • Cover and door installation option available. Stackable.

(Units: mm)
Model No. Outer Dimensions Work Size
L W H
NSBF-5565V10 730 630 625 500×650×30


SMT-related Products: Carrier Tape Tray
Enables mounting of small lots of components.
  • This tray is ideal for prototype and small-lot production of small lots of carrier tape and emboss tape.
  • Designed to handle different widths of carrier tape and emboss tape. Equipped with quick width adjustment mechanism.

NCAJ-SP  
Outer Dimensions 230 (W) × 355 (D) × 20 (H) mm
Tape Guide 5
Component Height Maximum 10 mm
Option Parallel pin


SMT-related Products: ESD Safe and Clean Room Compatible Tweezers
  • Tweezer tips are made of original material (NIXAM®240).
  • Tweezers are gentle on objects, friction-free, and lightweight.
  • Tweezer pressure adjustable.
  • Safe to use in clean room. (Comes in clean room safe packaging.)
  • Tweezer tip accuracy:
    ±0.1 mm (forward/backward), ±0.2 mm (right/left)

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