CMI 3501

Combined Milling & Implanting System

CMI 3051 is an effective combined milling and implanting system for standard ID-1 smart card applications. The system is designed for medium to large size production tasks with an economical yet flexible design that provides extremely high accuracy. It excels with an outstanding uptime providing the highest yield with a throughput of up to 3,500 cards / hour. The CMI 3051 provides the continuously proven Mühlbauer technology and quality, known for decades in the smart card business.

Key Features

  • Fully automatic cavity milling and implanting machine
  • Graphical based milling design programming
  • Highly accurate milling system with water cooled spindle drive
  • Integrated pre-heating / heating and cooling stations
  • Integrated spooling systems for IC Module tape and spacer tape
  • In-line integrated electrical, mechanical and optical (optional) quality test systems
  • Fast tool changing
  • In-house tool manufacturing and customizing
  • Operator friendly, flexible and modular system design


Productivity / Process Units

  • Card feeding and stacking based on Mühlbauer magazine system
  • Magazine handlers with magazine buffer optional
  • Fully automatic card and IC Module tape transport and indexing system
  • 1 cavity measurement station with in-line feedback loop
  • 1 cold press unit with integrated module height difference measurement
  • IC Module inspection by vision system optional
  • Electrical contact station for IC Module check after implanting (ATR)
  • Contactless test for dual interface or hybrid cards optional
  • Resonance frequency measurement for dual interface or hybrid cards optional
  • Customized system extension on request


Technical Data

  • IC Modules: 35 mm / super 35 mm tapes; 9.5 / 14.25 mm pitch
  • Card types: ID-1 cards; PC, PVC, ABS, PET, TeCoLas®; other materials on request
  • CNC milling heads: 1
  • Programmable milling axis: 3 ( x-, y-, z-axis )
  • Dynamic drive accuracy: x- / y-axis: +/- 15 μm; z-axis: +/- 10 μm
  • Measurement system accuracy: +/- 2.5 μm
  • Implanting accuracy: x, y = +/- 30 μm
  • Implanting pressure / temperature: Up to 200 N / up to 300°C
  • Throughput: Up to 3,500 uph; depending on material

Mühlbauer Group
Josef-Mühlbauer-Platz 1
93426 Roding Germany

Phone: +49 9461 952 0
Fax: +49 9461 952 1101

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