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Material Handling & Storage

Custom Matrix Tray System eliminates hand placing of SMT components.

October 8, 2015

When tape-and-reel is not available and standard JEDEC trays do not exist, QWIKTRAY custom matrix trays allow surface mount electronic components to be picked up in repeatable method. Machining and additive manufacturing technologies are utilized to develop custom pocket design matched to component specifications, and finished matrix tray ships ready to load and install in equipment. Each product includes CAD drawings and come standard in non-ESD black acrylic. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

StripFeeder Transition Rail securely holds components in tracks.

September 14, 2015

Featuring machined tracks for both paper and emboss tape on same rail for seamless transition, Transition Rail lets end-users fully utilize StripFeeder platform without loss of component lane. StripFeeder Transition kits are set to run 3 lanes of paper tape and 3 lanes of emboss tape in 0.25, 0.50, and 0.75 in. pocket depths. StripFeeder .mod and Mini systems feature removable rails that can be mounted to accommodate various tape sizes in same feeder. Read More

Portable Tools

Sliding T-Handle Screwdriver maximizes torque delivery.

April 22, 2015

PB Swiss Tools hex screwdriver, featuring sliding T-handle, is designed for applying high torque. Along with 2 additional hex drives, movable handle incorporates dual-sided sliding stop. All 3 hex drives offer hardness and precision. Features include wear-resistant steel characterized by hardness (58-60 HrC), durability, and springiness. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment

Compact Scraper combines usability and durability.

April 8, 2015

Targeting assembly and repair workshops, PB Swiss Tools Stubby Seal Scraper has short blade forged from wear-resistant, 58-60 HrC steel. Tool design allows precise guiding of tool and increased pressure on blade while promoting accessibility in space-restricted areas and minimizing wrist fatigue. Made of hard-wearing, CaB (Cellulose acetate Butyrate) plastic and able to withstand strong blows, Multicraft handle has spherical shape and non-slip grip that promote hand torque. Read More

Portable Tools

ESD Screwdrivers are suited for working on sensitive electronics.

April 3, 2015

Available for Slotted/Flat, Phillips, Pozidriv, Hex Bolts (socket wrench), Hex socket (allen key), and Torx® screw profiles, SwissGrip ESD Screwdrivers safely discharge static electricity and feature firmly mounted blades and ergonomic handles. Electronic components protection is enabled via antistatic material and SwissGrip® handle. Surface resistance of dissipative plastic is 1 MΩ to 1 GΩ (106–109 Ω), and structure ensure secure grip even if hands are wet.
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Machinery & Machining Tools

Punch Series are designed for safety and operational efficiency.

March 25, 2015

PB Tools SwissGrip Punch Series includes SwissGrip Punch handle, made of Santoprene®, that increases safety and convenience of working with sheathed parallel pin punch. While shape provides comfortable, ergonomic grip and dampens effects of impacts and vibrations on user's hand, slip-proof design is resistant to harsh chemicals. Promoting safe and effective work, PB Swiss Tools pin punches feature alloyed steel and heat treatment for pronounced elasticity with optimized hardness. Read More

Portable Tools

Analog Torque Wrench Screwdrivers offer preset trigger.

March 19, 2015

Available in 4 variants that are compatible with PB Tools’ line of interchangeable blades and PrecisionBits, MecaTorque Torque Tools have non-slip Santoprene® handle. Torque handles with preset trigger value are suited for applications requiring same torque at all times, such as in machining or assembly operations. All torque handles are supplied with test certificate for ±6% according to EN ISO 6789, and can be recalibrated or reset in specified range, with help of test device. Read More

Portable Tools

Cross-Handle Screwdrivers feature lateral drive.

March 12, 2015

Featuring 2-component design with sheathing made of Santoprene® for fatigue-free working, PB Swiss Tools’ Cross-Handle Screwdrivers have lateral drive that ensures required force transfer while tightening or loosening screws. Ergonomic design eliminates strain on users' wrist, while asymmetric form enables effortless application of torque. Autoclaveable up to 120°C, slip-proof handles resist harsh chemicals. Every screwdriver is color-coded according to screw type for identification. Read More

Portable Tools

Screwdrivers are color-coded by size.

March 5, 2015

Designed for Pozidriv screws, PB Swiss Tools’ SwissGrip Rainbow Series is color-coded, enabling users to quickly locate, assign, and apply correct screwdriver. Soft handle coating is made of skin-friendly Santoprene®, which transfers torque. Each tool is labeled with serial number for additional security and to enable tracing product back to raw material. SwissGrip Rainbow Series is also available in Flat/Slotted, Phillips, and Torx® screw profiles. Read More

Portable Tools

Hex Keys feature color-coded design.

February 20, 2015

Color-coded according to size and function, PB Swiss Tools’ Rainbow® Series can be quickly located in toolbox, at workplace, or on construction site. Key sets feature precisely chamfered corners to facilitate insertion into screws, and have tolerances smaller than human hair. Chrome-plated with powder-coated color finish for protection against corrosion, hex keys have perfect-shaped ball-point end, allowing user to turn screws with angle up to 30°. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Replacement Nozzles enable accurate chip placement.

February 9, 2015

Available for Panasonic NPM machines with high-speed and multi-functional placement heads, Replacement Nozzles offer high-productivity alternative to OEM nozzles. Most standard nozzles are available in variety of materials, such as high strength plastic, tool steel, and ceramic. Nozzles utilize same style reflectors as OEM with special hard coating to provide waterproofing, prevent scratches, and maximize tool life. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools

Component Feeding System handles small and SMT parts.

January 27, 2015

With 134 x 152 mm footprint that maximizes lane capacity, StripFeeder System Mini loads short (2–4 in.) strips of tape-and-reel components onto compact modules for prototyping and high-mix, low-volume applications. Removable rails can be mounted to accommodate array of tape sizes in same feeder, and design holds components securely in machined tracks to prevent parts from being miss-picked, flipped in pocket, or lost. Rails can be removed to accommodate components up to 120 mm tape width. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PCB Magazine Rack Stop Clip accelerates identification.

January 14, 2015

Installed on PCB magazine rack, single- and double-lane ezCLIP lets electronics manufacturers who manually load/unload racks distinguish required spacing between boards and prevent damage on boards with taller components. Design fosters accelerated identification of card guides that should be skipped as they prevent boards from being inserted. This hastens setup times for production runs as well as manual loading/unloading of boards during assembly, reflow, rework, and inspection. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

SMT Board Support System Plates accommodate heavy loads.

April 1, 2014

Available in ¼ and 3/8 in. heights for ezLOAD Board Supports, ezLOAD Support Plates let end-users limit movement of ESD-safe foam fingers while shortening compression height. This enhances support for heavy load procedures. While ezLOAD PCB Support System features aluminum base with magnetic supports and soft, ESD-safe foam fingers, ezLOAD PAD features active grip technology to securely hold boards during screen printing process and is ESD-safe. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Selective Soldering Nozzles work with Pillarhouse equipment.

April 1, 2014

Available in ID threaded versions, Pillarhouse AP universal nozzles for selective soldering machines are constructed of steel alloys, precision machined, and available in standards sizes from 2.5–14 mm. Identification marks are available for distinguishing leaded and lead-free versions, and custom selective solder nozzles are also available based on specific application requirements: wave form sizes, multi-port, and extended or shortened lengths. Read More

Portable Tools

Torque Controlling Screwdrivers are safe for electrical devices.

March 18, 2014

Featuring ergonomic shape, PB Swiss Tools MecaTorque VDE series enables for safe and controlled tightening of screws for electrical work up to 1,000 Vac/1,500 Vdc. Blades are secured in handle and cannot be removed; design enables coating for safe work on electrical devices. Available sizes and styles include Phillips (No. 1 and 2), Pozidriv (No. 1 and 2), Phillips/Slotted (No. 2), and Pozidriv/Slotted (No. 2). Read More

Portable Tools

Stubby Screwdrivers reach difficult-to-access screws.

March 14, 2014

Featuring 2-component design, PB Swiss Tools' SwissGrip Stubby Screwdrivers are available in fixed blade models for flat/slotted, Phillips, and Pozidriv screws as well as interchangeable models with magnetic holder for ¼ in. bits. Soft sheathing made of Santoprene® provides comfortable grip, while ergonomic grooves ensure firm hold, even in wet or oily applications. Resistant against acetone and diluents, tools include color-coding with screw symbol and imprinted size at end of grip. Read More

Portable Tools

SAE Hex Keys are color-coded to form and function.

March 11, 2014

Color-coded to promote safety and productivity, PB Swiss Tools Rainbow® SAE Hex Keys (allen keys) help workers locate appropriate tool in toolbox, at workplace, or onsite. Precisely chamfered corners facilitate insertion into screws, and perfectly shaped ball-point end lets any user turn screws with angle of up to 30°. For protection against corrosion, keys are chrome plated with powder-coated color finish. Serial number labeling promotes security and traceability. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Portable Tools

Analog Torque Wrench Screwdrivers are adjustable and ergonomic.

March 10, 2014

To promote safe and reliable operation, PB Swiss Tools MecaTorque analog torque wrench screwdrivers feature electronics- and battery-free, mechanical design. Torque is adjustable via adjustable scale under removable cap, and handles can also be adjusted if needed. Handle variants include small handle for 10 to 50 Nm fits interchangeable blades PB 53, 2 larger handles for use with PB 215 interchangeable blades and C6 or E6 PrecisionBits, and pistol-style for PB 225 interchangeable blades.
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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Nozzles feature 2D data matrix and OEM color matrix codes.

July 29, 2013

Fuji NXT interchangeable head allows each machine to support almost all surface mount component types and perform both high-speed chip mounting and odd-form component placement. Standard size nozzles are available in all three styles. These include H01, 36 mm Disc (1.0–20.0 mm, including Compliant and MELF); H04, 19 mm Disc (1.0–15.0 mm, including Ceramic, Compliant, and MELF); as well as H08/H12, 9 mm Disc (0.3–5.0 mm, including Ceramic, Compliant, and MELF). Read More

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