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Essemtec Ag

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Essemtec Ag

machinery & machining tools, robotics

SFF Plug and Place SMT Assembly System is built for flexibility.

December 17, 2014

With 180 feeder lanes on 0.85 m², Lynx SFF (Small Form Factor) SMT placement machine is suited for high-mix SMT production, works with existing CLM and FLX feeders, and offers component flexibility combined with capabilities to accurately place 0201 components. Digital camera, laser centering, and image processing systems promote optimal placement accuracy, while software package lends to steady and reliable flexible production. Read More

machinery & machining tools, robotics

Pick-and-Place System supports small batch assembly.

April 22, 2014

Running under Windows 8, Pantera X features enhanced X-vision system that optimizes image processing for small chip components and complements on-the-fly laser centering feature. Digital image top camera enables image recording of fiducials, optimizing detection of PCB alignment. In addition to intelligent and motorized individual feeders, configurations with FLX/CLM cartridge feeders are available which will extend number of feeders from 115 to 190 for each machine. Read More

material handling & storage

SMT Storage Tower combines flexibility and capacity.

April 16, 2014

Along with user-adjustable and auto-configured shelves that can be varied in 5 mm steps, CUBUS features SQL-based software and support for all standard inventory management schemes as well as data exchange with host systems. Reels from 8–72 mm can be accommodated, and shelves occupy either two 7 in. reels or one 13 or 15 in. reel. Able to store 5–6 reels per minute, system comes in two sizes, houses 600 or 900 reels each, and automatically detects diameter and width of each reel. Read More

machinery & machining tools

SMD Component Placement Machine supports 3-in-1 functionality.

April 10, 2014

Intended for small batch/prototype production, Paraquda2 supports direct, universal import of CAD data to minimize programming and provides precise placement of SMD components – from 01005 up to large and complex components – via one machine. Unit places up to 10,500 cph and can be equipped with up to 240 feeder slots. Along with graphical inspection prior to first production, features include option of dispensing and jet-dispensing valves for solder paste and/or adhesive applications. Read More


SMD Pick and Place Machines enhance data traceability.

June 3, 2013

Cobra and Paraquda placement machines are available with secure and flexible integrated PCB identification system that cannot be bypassed. Utilizing machines' features, identification system enhances functionality of pick-and-place head camera to scan barcodes or data matrix labels on PCB. Identification labels are defined in board layouts, and coordinates are transferred with CAD file. Consequently, traceability is automatically integrated in normal workflow of PCBs. Read More

cleaning products & equipment, material handling & storage

Automatic Jetting System offers speeds up to 800 Hz.

May 29, 2013

To maximize absolute throughput, Scorpion Dispensing System features piezo jetting valves which enable jetting of fluids over wide range of viscosity with speeds up to 800 Hz. Waste is minimized with fluid box of less than 150 nL. eDIS software facilitates programming of dots, lines, and shapes while also supporting CAD import. Based on application, Scorpion can be equipped with up to 4 valves or pumps, including jet valves, Archimedian screw valves, time pressure valves, and slider valves. Read More


Pick-and-Place Machine fosters flexible SMD production.

April 26, 2013

Employing H-drive that minimizes maintenance and maximizes working surface, FLEXUS can be equipped with up to 240 feeders – either intelligent cassette feeder or single type feeder – at once. MIS software is included for setup planning, stock management, and traceability. Able to place up to 6,000 cph precisely with automatic fiducial identification and laser and vision centering, machine can also place all SMD components from 01005 up to 50 x 50 mm with component heights from 0–20 mm. Read More

material handling & storage

High-Speed Dispensing System utilizes eez-technology.

April 9, 2013

Based on H-Drive with precision linear measuring devices, Scorpion can be equipped with up to 4 dispensing valves of any kind, and can dispense up to 120,000 dots/hr with 51 µm accuracy. eDis software, based on company’s eez-technology, has been developed in .net, uses integrated database, and offers interactive, intelligent tool for controlling all parameters. Scorpion's XY-portal is built on mineral cast chassis that provides optimal damping and smooth motion at high speed. Read More

thermal & heating equipment

Reflow Ovens feature control and simulation software.

February 14, 2013

All reflow ovens from RO300 and RO400 series come with RO-CONTROL 7 software, featuring RO-SOFT 7 measurement module, for simulation, control, and documentation. Controlling and regulating oven parameters such as zone temperatures, feed rate, and conveyor width, RO-CONTROL 7 can automatically setup oven and start production when ready. Software also offers simulation tool for temperature profiles and allows real temperature profile measurement directly on PCB using thermocouples. Read More

material handling & storage

Variable Width Feeder holds both 16 and 24 mm tapes.

December 20, 2012

Designed for Paraquda and Cobra pick-and-place machines, PC-TF16-24 hyQ Feeder facilitates SMD reel setup by automatically threading tape and cover tape. Integrated tape pull-back system actively prevents jamming, while cutter shreds tape and cover tape into small pieces. Both 7 and 13 in. reels can be installed and pocket depth can be up to 13 mm. Programmed via pick-and-place machine or at remote feeder setup station, PC-TF16-24 hyQ offers feeding time of 60 ms for 4 mm. Read More

material handling & storage, robotics

Pick-and-Place System accommodates precision dispenser option.

July 6, 2012

When equipped with precision dispenser option, Paraquda high-speed SMD pick-and-place system can dispense up to 20,000 glue or paste dots per hour in addition to placing 15,000 components/hr. Dispensing option, mounted directly on pick-and-place head, can be equipped with time-pressure or screw dispensing valve. Vertical motion of latter is controlled via motor/encoder system, and Hi-Res laser sensor regulates distance between dispensing needle and PCB. Read More


HMI Software operates SMD pick-and-place machines.

May 3, 2012

Supporting Windows 7 and SQL database to facilitate integration of pick-and-place machine into company's network, ePlace v4.0 automatically corrects systematic changes due to temperature drift, and recalibrates pick-and-place head during short production breaks when switching circuit boards on conveyor. Conveyor system can be altered from left-right to right-left operation with single mouse click. If required by length of PCB, multi-stage system automatically switches to synchronous mode. Read More

machinery & machining tools, material handling & storage, robotics

Feeder Cart holds up to 90 feeders and reels.

February 27, 2012

Facilitating feeder handling and set up of SMD pick-and-place machines, Cobra Feeder Cart features 2 racks for 45 feeders each and 360° wheels, which allow pushing in any direction. Cart serves as storage for feeders used for next job as well as repository for feeders disassembled from pick-and-place machine. Transporting feeders in cart is safe because door and elevator thresholds will not allow feeders to fall out. Read More

robotics, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Pick-and-Place Machine measures placing force.

February 1, 2012

Available as option on FLX2011 Series machines, placing force measurement system consists of chuck where actual placement takes place. Chuck allows for processing of substrates such as PCBs with max size of 200 x 200 x 3 mm. By means of software plug-in, actual placement force from 0-5 N ±0.5 N can be predefined. Spring characteristic is calibrated for each nozzle and data is stored in database. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, printing & duplicating equipment

Tabletop Screen/Stencil Printer features semiautomatic operation.

December 22, 2011

Able to print on single- and double-sided PCBs, ceramics, and foils, programmable Fino can be placed on table to meet needs of smaller, flexible production. Features include touchscreen programming terminal, laser-guided vision alignment, and pneumatic fast-fixation for screen and stencil tension frames. All motions of squeegee and print table are motorized, promoting programmability and reproducibility. Also included, 2-color vision cameras enable secure fine-pitch printing. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, printing & duplicating equipment

Stencil Printer features software-controlled processing.

December 20, 2011

Equipped with sliding print table, Kea Semiautomatic Screen/Stencil Printer uses screen and stencil tension frames up to 23 in. and is capable of borderless printing on substrates up to 400 x 460 mm. Integrated vision automatically verifies substrate alignment before printing. If substrate is correctly positioned, printing process runs automatically and is controlled by software. System's universal PCB holder is suitable for single- and double-sided substrates. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, services, test & measuring instruments

X-Ray Inspection System aids electronics production.

December 16, 2011

Producing X-ray pulse using high-voltage peak of 60-70 k, Stingray Digital Table-Top Inspection System obtains images from sample in seconds. X-ray film measures 36.5 x 25.8 mm and resolution is specified at 1916 x 1358 pixels. Providing onscreen measurement of distances and angles, Stingray software enables important details to be highlighted via selective enlargement, contrast optimization, or grayscale-to-color conversion. Universal, swivel mount PCB holder allows vertical and tilted images. Read More


Production Management Software integrates with ERP systems.

November 21, 2011

With eMIS Management Software Suite, managers and operators can keep track of actual, future, and past SMD production. Traceability Module uses filtering and search functions to help find relevant data quickly, while Stock Module identifies all component reels, sticks, and trays by unique ID numbers. With Multi-Job Module, multiple PCBs and versions can be combined in one feeder setup. Line Management Module optimizes feeder setup of each module so that workload is evenly distributed. Read More


SMD Pick-and-Place Machine can pick 4 components at once.

November 17, 2011

Used in high-variety electronics production, Cobra offers production speed of 21,000 cph and capacity for 240 intelligent feeders. Quattro-Pick feature, with software-optimized production sequence, lets machine pick 4 components from as many feeders simultaneously. Featuring 2 parallel rows, 8 pickup nozzle arrangement lets 4 nozzles on either front or back pick components concurrently. Feeder speed and positioning accuracy let nozzles in second row pick another 4 components immediately after. Read More

machinery & machining tools, material handling & storage

SMD Component Storage System can interface to ERP systems.

November 15, 2011

Able to store up to 406 trays/reels (7 and 13 in. dia), fully automatic and modular Tower-XL can install close to pick and place machines to let machine operators store components and retrieve from stock just where needed. Unit controls diameter and barcode when storing reel, and access time for each is less than 12 sec. Included stock management software can control multiple towers, and other modules cover job planning and tracking of MSL classified components. Read More

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