Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


Pneumatic frame for stencil stretching

EMP 2021 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

The ZelFlex patented stretching system using compressed air enables perfect tensioning all across the working area. The air source is disconnected after placing the stencil onto the frame. Easy, fast and repetitive changing of stencils is provided by innovative perforation.

One of the greatest advantages of ZelFlex pneumatic frames is constant tensioning, and therefore consistent and reliable print quality over time. Using different pressure levels, various thicknesses of stencil can be used. ZelFlex frames also ensure lower production costs as only one frame is required per line and can be used for multiple projects. No special docking station is required to change the stencil.

The frame can be placed into a printer and used for at least 24 hours without the need for air reconnection. Production quality can thus be improved by excluding the risk of long-term tension level decay which is presented by glued frames.


Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

Print-and-apply cable labelling machines
26 May 2021, Grafo Wiremarkers Africa t/a Brady South Africa , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
If you’re still using old technology, the time to get work done seems to disappear. Old processes slow you down, rework creates bottlenecks and errors can bring things to a full stop. One of the ways ...

Read more...
Component counters on sale until end of June
26 May 2021, MyKay Tronics , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Scienscope, a leading American supplier of cabinet style micro-focus X-ray systems, announced a new promotional sale valid until 30 June 2021, on two of its component management systems: the AXC- 800 ...

Read more...
Efficiently track assets with custom RFID labels
26 May 2021, Grafo Wiremarkers Africa t/a Brady South Africa , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Brady Corporation can design the optimal RFID labelling solution for asset tracking and inventory management to fit any surface. Customisable RFID label components include RFID antennas, chips, optional ...

Read more...
Indium introduces new ball-attach flux
26 May 2021, Techmet , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Indium continues to expand its flux portfolio with WS-823 – a one-step ball grid array (BGA) ball-attach flux designed to eliminate the costly and warpage-inducing prefluxing step, especially on Cu-OSP ...

Read more...
Incoming material stations
26 May 2021, MyKay Tronics , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Scienscope introduced two new Reel Smart incoming material stations (IMS), the Reel Smart Lite (IMS-100) and Reel Smart Pro (IMS-200). The integration and management of components are critical when trying ...

Read more...
SMT China Vision Award for CyberOptics’ multi-function system
28 April 2021, Truth Electronic Manufacturing , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
CyberOptics was awarded a 2021 SMT China Vision Award in the category of ‘Inspection – SPI’ for its SQ3000 multi-function system for AOI (automatic optical inspection), SPI (solder paste inspection) and ...

Read more...
Yamaha opens SMT virtual reality showroom
31 March 2021, Truth Electronic Manufacturing , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Yamaha Motor Robotics’ SMT Section has opened the Yamaha SMT Virtual Reality Showroom, an efficient way to experience the latest technology for electronics assembly, inspection and component handling. ...

Read more...
Take an SMT IQ test with Indium’s Dr Lasky
28 April 2021 , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Indium Corporation’s Dr Ron Lasky, senior technologist, professor of engineering and director of the Lean Six Sigma programme at Dartmouth College, has created a new SMT IQ Test for new or veteran industry ...

Read more...
Strength to the tech industry despite the pandemic
31 March 2021, Omnigo , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
“Although the future seems uncertain, history has shown that through adversity, innovation flourishes. We remain cautiously optimistic about the future of this industry.”

Read more...
Complete guide to DIY SMT assembly in your office
31 March 2021, EDA Technologies , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services
Altium’s Mark Harris, the author of the above-titled article, explains it best in his intro:“I want to share a little secret with you in this article: assembling SMT prototypes boards is not only easy, ...

Read more...