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New Products Five-axis, Fully Articulated Lead Tinning System Solder Paste Height Gauge Robotic Process Systems has developed a new five-axis, fully automated Solder paste printing quality is the key to surface mount manufacture. and articulated 'Cartesian Robot' for component lead tinning. This Variations of print quality or print thickness lead to soldering defects and system combines the dexterity found in robotic arms with high volume as such need to be eliminated. capacity. This allows very high production rates for virtually all types of A simple solder paste gauge has been produced for contact measurement components, from axial and radial leaded devices to fine pitch quad flat of solder paste deposits. It may be used to gauge paste thicknesses from packs. In addition the system presents the customer with a large variety of between 0.004 in. to 0.010 in. The gauge is supplied for immediate use on options in terms of process stations. The open work bay can then be the shop floor by engineers or production staff. Full instructions are also 'configured to order' according to individual process needs. Typical enclosed along with a process control document for easy company process stations include pre and post clean, de-scale, DI rinse and pre­ introduction. heat/dry. The solder pot is a dynamic wave system which includes Electronic Presentation Services 2 Fourth Avenue, Chelmsford, Essex nitrogen inerting and automatic solder level adjustment. All functions are CM1 4HA Telephone: 0245 351502 Fax: 0245 496123 software controlled via a 486SX based PC, with easy to use, pull-down type menus. Data transfer is facilitated through an RS232 port, and SPC data analysis program and networking are available options. A variety of quick-change End Effectors are available to accommodate standard Infra-red Dryer tooling or vacuum handlers. Weltek International Inc. has announced a general purpose infra-red Robotic Process Systems, 4420 Shopping Lane, Simi Valley, CA 93063, dryer for a variety of curing/drying/evaporating applications. The Model USA. Telephone: (805) 583-5805. Fax: (805) 583-3657. 80 Dryer has a temperature range from ambient to 250°C. The 12 in. silicone impregnated fibreglass belt moves from 0-16 inches/minute. Standard heat length is 48 in. with overall length of 80 in. Custom lengths Wetting Balance Tester are also available. Robotic Process Systems has developed a new Wetting Balance Tester, Temperature control is by PID (proportional integral derivative), a the Model 6-Sigma, designed to solve the two most sensitive problems technique that modulates and controls oscillation and other heat variables encountered with currently available meniscographs, namely repeatability into a narrow band around a set point. A 1/16 DIN autotuning controller and data analysis. Complete automation, including automatic lead with loop break alarm is used for this technique. detection, fluxing, blotting and programmable hang time (pre-heat), Weltek International Inc., 1836 South Franklin Street. South Bend, Indiana removes the variability between testers. Combined with other features, 46613, USA. Telephone: (219) 232 5400 Fax: (219)232 2540. like programmable acceleration, vibrational control and load cell electronic damping, this provides consistent and reproducible results. An imbedded 486SX based PC with built-in software allows the user to set up references and obtain direct Pass/Fail information. Complete SPC analysis is available, as well as an RS232 port for data transfer and full networking capabilities. Electrically Conductive Adhesive for Solder Replacement In addition, the option of conducting the test in scan mode along the component lead affords a true assessment of solderability and rate of ABLEBOND 8175 electrically conductive adhesive is designed for wetting throughout the lead surface, and not just at a specified point on the solder replacement in microelectronic applications. This stress-absorbing lead. Thus, essential soldering process variables can be predetermined. adhesive may be used with thick film metallisations or electrodeposited Applicable tests for SMT and PTH components, as well as PWB coupons copper surfaces. It provides improved line and thickness resolution. 8175 include: Mil, Std, solderability testing, dip and look test, dissolution of is screen printable and is capable of resolving a 20-mil pitch. It exhibits metals test and thermal shock test. excellent adhesion after temperature cycling and humidity testing. ABLESTIK LABORATORIES, Premiere House, Station Road, Linton, Robotic Process Systems, 4420 Shopping Lane, Simi Valley, CA 93063, Cambridge CB1 6NW Telephone: 0223 893771. Fax: 0223 893546. USA. Telephone: (805)583-5805 Fax: (805)583-3657. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Soldering & Surface Mount Technology Emerald Publishing

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Soldering & Surface Mount Technology , Volume 4 (2): 1 – Feb 1, 1992

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Abstract

Five-axis, Fully Articulated Lead Tinning System Solder Paste Height Gauge Robotic Process Systems has developed a new five-axis, fully automated Solder paste printing quality is the key to surface mount manufacture. and articulated 'Cartesian Robot' for component lead tinning. This Variations of print quality or print thickness lead to soldering defects and system combines the dexterity found in robotic arms with high volume as such need to be eliminated. capacity. This allows very high production rates for virtually all types of A simple solder paste gauge has been produced for contact measurement components, from axial and radial leaded devices to fine pitch quad flat of solder paste deposits. It may be used to gauge paste thicknesses from packs. In addition the system presents the customer with a large variety of between 0.004 in. to 0.010 in. The gauge is supplied for immediate use on options in terms of process stations. The open work bay can then be the shop floor by engineers or production staff. Full instructions are also 'configured to order' according to individual process needs. Typical enclosed along with a process control document for easy company process stations include pre and post clean, de-scale, DI rinse and pre­ introduction. heat/dry. The solder pot is a dynamic wave system which includes Electronic Presentation Services 2 Fourth Avenue, Chelmsford, Essex nitrogen inerting and automatic solder level adjustment. All functions are CM1 4HA Telephone: 0245 351502 Fax: 0245 496123 software controlled via a 486SX based PC, with easy to use, pull-down type menus. Data transfer is facilitated through an RS232 port, and SPC data analysis program and networking are available options. A variety of quick-change End Effectors are available to accommodate standard Infra-red Dryer tooling or vacuum handlers. Weltek International Inc. has announced a general purpose infra-red Robotic Process Systems, 4420 Shopping Lane, Simi Valley, CA 93063, dryer for a variety of curing/drying/evaporating applications. The Model USA. Telephone: (805) 583-5805. Fax: (805) 583-3657. 80 Dryer has a temperature range from ambient to 250°C. The 12 in. silicone impregnated fibreglass belt moves from 0-16 inches/minute. Standard heat length is 48 in. with overall length of 80 in. Custom lengths Wetting Balance Tester are also available. Robotic Process Systems has developed a new Wetting Balance Tester, Temperature control is by PID (proportional integral derivative), a the Model 6-Sigma, designed to solve the two most sensitive problems technique that modulates and controls oscillation and other heat variables encountered with currently available meniscographs, namely repeatability into a narrow band around a set point. A 1/16 DIN autotuning controller and data analysis. Complete automation, including automatic lead with loop break alarm is used for this technique. detection, fluxing, blotting and programmable hang time (pre-heat), Weltek International Inc., 1836 South Franklin Street. South Bend, Indiana removes the variability between testers. Combined with other features, 46613, USA. Telephone: (219) 232 5400 Fax: (219)232 2540. like programmable acceleration, vibrational control and load cell electronic damping, this provides consistent and reproducible results. An imbedded 486SX based PC with built-in software allows the user to set up references and obtain direct Pass/Fail information. Complete SPC analysis is available, as well as an RS232 port for data transfer and full networking capabilities. Electrically Conductive Adhesive for Solder Replacement In addition, the option of conducting the test in scan mode along the component lead affords a true assessment of solderability and rate of ABLEBOND 8175 electrically conductive adhesive is designed for wetting throughout the lead surface, and not just at a specified point on the solder replacement in microelectronic applications. This stress-absorbing lead. Thus, essential soldering process variables can be predetermined. adhesive may be used with thick film metallisations or electrodeposited Applicable tests for SMT and PTH components, as well as PWB coupons copper surfaces. It provides improved line and thickness resolution. 8175 include: Mil, Std, solderability testing, dip and look test, dissolution of is screen printable and is capable of resolving a 20-mil pitch. It exhibits metals test and thermal shock test. excellent adhesion after temperature cycling and humidity testing. ABLESTIK LABORATORIES, Premiere House, Station Road, Linton, Robotic Process Systems, 4420 Shopping Lane, Simi Valley, CA 93063, Cambridge CB1 6NW Telephone: 0223 893771. Fax: 0223 893546. USA. Telephone: (805)583-5805 Fax: (805)583-3657.

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Soldering & Surface Mount TechnologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1992

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