The multitool for electronics cleaning 26 July 2023, Allan McKinnon & Associates The new compact AQUBE MV3 ONE from kolb is a fully automatic system not only for process-safe fine cleaning of screens and stencils, but with an optional function package, also suitable for PCBA cleaning or solder frame and carrier cleaning.
Case study: material handling system 26 July 2023, Editor's Choice To promise customers short design-to-production cycles with an expansive product mix, material handling was a constant challenge, with parts being difficult to locate.
Modular dual-lane surface mounter 26 July 2023, Truth Electronic Manufacturing The YRM20DL from Yamaha is a premium high-efficiency modular design that achieves improved actual and per-unit-area productivity, with a newly developed high-rigidity dual-lane conveyor.
Batch cleaner with built in ROSE tester 26 July 2023, Techmet Efficient coherent washing and rinsing is completed using three spray wands to enable a fast cycle time for wash, rinse, ROSE test, and dry.
Microtronix: 30 years of excellence 26 July 2023, Microtronix Manufacturing, Editor's Choice Microtronix has, however, grown its customer base and its fleet of machinery to become a major player in the SMT manufacturing industry in South Africa.
Reflow in a new light 26 July 2023, MyKay Tronics Using a combination of newly integrated process control technologies and innovative Wincon 8 reflow oven control software, BTU’s Aurora provides the ultimate in thermal process performance.
High solder paste reflow oven 26 July 2023, Testerion The new Centurion+ from Vitronics Soltec is a robust upgrade to the proven Centurion, with unique features that further minimise maintenance and keep the process chamber cleaner.
High-reliability solder products 26 July 2023, Zetech One Zetech One has a range of soldering products from KOKI who are actively advancing next-generation soldering technologies such as halogen-free flux, anti-cracking solder alloys and low-melting-point solder alloys.
Choosing an illuminated bench magnifier 26 July 2023, Techmet Magnification equipment is essential for anyone working with precision assembly, inspection, or design, and for low magnification, bench magnifiers are the number one option.
Dramatic leap forward in nozzle performance 26 July 2023, MyKay Tronics The AP Master Nozzle from Pillarhouse represents a dramatic leap forward in nozzle performance, offering both improved lifetime and wetting over the original AP Nozzle.
Cost-effective SMT solution 26 July 2023, Techmet Panasonic’s AM100 maintains the high standards for capability, flexibility, and reliability its customers expect in a cost-effective, incrementally scalable, high-mix SMT solution.
High-efficiency dual-lane modular surface mounter 28 June 2023, Truth Electronic Manufacturing The YRM20DL is a premium high-efficiency modular design that achieves improved actual and per-unit-area productivity, with a newly developed high-rigidity dual-lane conveyor, further reducing transport losses.
Smart material flow with accurate kitting 28 June 2023, Avnet Abacus Panasonic’s Logiscend is a line-level platform for enterprise manufacturing, allowing for intelligent material flow management in an era of Industry 4.0.
High-speed solder paste printer 28 June 2023, Truth Electronic Manufacturing Motor’s YRP10 is a new premium printer that achieves high-speed, high-precision solder printing, fully automated setup changeovers, and supports dual-lane production.
RFID tags provide faster intervention 28 June 2023, Brady Corporation Brady offers both on- and off-metal RFID and NFC technology embedded in the labels, to help quickly locate hardware devices, and provide easy access to relevant maintenance histories and intervention guidance.
How clean is clean enough? 31 May 2023 New IPC requirements call for the submission of ‘objective evidence’ in determining if the volume of contamination on a circuit assembly would affect reliability on your assembly.
The reliability of electronics in harsh environments 31 May 2023 Since the evolution of no-clean soldering processes, many assemblers have enjoyed the cost and time savings a no-clean process affords, but the proliferation of electronics into harsh environments has now highlighted the link between process residues and electro-chemical migration caused failures.