New Products

These depanelers are said to separate panelized boards without stress. All models have dual upper and lower blades; the upper blades cut, while the lower ones guide the board along the score line. Reportedly cut as close as 1 mm from nearby components. Are available in motorized and manual versions. Include dial-adjustable speeds, acceptance of boards of unlimited lengths and adjustments for any board thickness. Most models include Plexiglas blade shields.
The JB1113-LF liquid dispenser now conforms to RoHS requirements. Features include timed pulse shot and continuous mode operation. Regulated air output controls the air pressure to syringe or valve and the vacuum snuff-back feature helps prevent any dripping or post dispense ooze. Air pressure, time and tip size are provided in the kit.

I&J Fisnar Inc.,
The XPM2+ reflow system contains enhancements to the conveyor, cooling, and electrical control system, as well as the software and user interface. Legacy thermal profiles are said to be directly transferable. Reportedly has excellent thermal transfer, resulting in minimal ΔTs, robust process control, and flexible cooling packages. The heater technology has not changed.
Vitronics Soltec, 
The Fluid Dispenser Pen with Nylon Brush Tip controls flux flow. Can be used with solvents, lubricants, masking, RMA chemistries, adhesives and water-based liquids.

The Dispensing Bottle hold larger quantities of fluids than the pens, while maintaining accuracy and precision for dispensing fluxes, solvents and various fluids. Capacity is 2 oz. Is ESD-safe. Uses a 2.5 cm-long capillary needle (0.25 or 0.50 cm inside diameter). Does not chemically react with such TCE or alcohol.

The IPA/DI Swab combats common ink stains and glue residues left during screen printing. It contains a non-aggressive cleaner suitable for use on plastic or metal surfaces.

QTEK Manufacturing Ltd.,  

Tackified Entrance Mats are made with an incinerable polyethylene film to remove foot- and wheel-borne particulate before entering the cleanroom area. Feature seamless, one-piece construction to permit full surface coverage. Have numbered tabs to provide easy identification and sheet separation, and a special anti-microbial agent to provide long-lasting protection against bacterial growth. Come standard with full adhesive backing; 1.5" adhesive strips optional. Come in clear, white, blue and gray, in sizes from 18 x 36" to 36 x 60".

High-Tech Conversions, 
Champion 8300 is a servo-driven, high-throughput automatic dispensing system for inline, conveyorized processes. Reportedly provides precise, repeatable placement of dispense materials. Antistatic belts and height compliant clamps ensure accurate, secure parts positioning. Comes with 3-axis brushless servo motor drive; precision anti-backlash ball screw drive on all axis; high-speed conveyor; easy-to-use Windows-style software; LCD display; rugged construction and quiet operation; small footprint; SMEMA compatibility and CE certification; and full 1-year warranty.

Options include vision system with camera image on the LCD display; auto vision alignment and dot verification; auto height mapping; independently controlled multiple dispense heads; contact or noncontact (laser) height sensors; leveling support plates, mechanical and vacuum; and substrate, needle, and material heaters.

Creative Automation Co.,

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