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1610 Republic Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA, 19006, USA

  • 800-PIKMANN

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Paulette Kevolic
Phone: 215-830-1200
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machinery & machining tools, robotics

SMT/BGA Rework System handles any SMD repair.

August 31, 2015

Along with 1.3 million pixel, split-vision CCD camera and 15 in., 1080p Hi-Res display, RW1210 features touchscreen UI that contains selectable operating modes for fully automated removal, placement, and soldering sequences. Board holder handles PCBs up to 17 x 14.25 in., and joystick-controlled zoom with 230x magnification and LED lighting provide clear, superimposed views of component leads and PCB solder pads for facilitated alignment using ultra-fine X, Y, and Θ axis micrometers. Read More

materials & material processing

Selective Soldering System offers high-precision jet-fluxing.

February 12, 2015

Featuring laser-controlled wave height compensation, Model IS-T-300 handles double-sided and mixed technology PCBs up to 300 x 500 mm, with option for 460 x 700 mm. All-titanium solder pot and pump assembly, compatible with lead-free or eutectic solder, is mounted to X/Y/Z-axis drive mechanism for repeatable, point-to-point and continuous soldering. With 3–14 mm diameters, 360° wettable nozzles produce miniature waves that can be programmed to 0.5 mm minimum clearance from adjacent components. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Rework System offers rapid-response IR underheating.

February 3, 2015

Equipped with 1.3 million pixel, split-vision CCD camera and 15 in. 1080p HD display, RW1200 SMT/BGA Rework System handles boards up to 16.1 x 14.6 in. System features joystick-controlled zoom with 230x magnification, and LED lighting that provides ultra-clear, superimposed views of component leads and PCB solder pads. In conjunction with Z-axis drive mechanism and automatic height sensing, RW1200 provides ±0.01 mm placement accuracy needed for 0.3 mm lead pitch µBGAs and delicate QFPs. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

Automatic Inline Stencil Printer is fully programmable.

December 23, 2014

With capability for 01005 chips, µBGAs, and 12-mil ultra-fine-pitch components, AP430 features SMEMA-compatible conveyor and PCB holder that accommodate boards with print areas up to 17.75 x 13.75 in.. Quick-change stencil clamp with programmable stopper accepts frames up to 29 x 29 in., and ballscrew drives work in unison with CCD alignment camera to provide X, Y, and Ɵ axis correction for PCB-to-stencil registration precision within ±0.0003 in. Automatic stencil wiping is also standard. Read More

material handling & storage, robotics

Precision 3-Axis Dispensing Systems suit SMT assembly tasks.

July 7, 2014

Combining 3-axis robots with integrated digital dispense controllers, 2004D Series consists of <100 lb benchtop units that can store up to 10,000 different dispensing routines created via hand-held teach pendant. X-Y working ranges, depending on model, are 300 x 300 mm, 400 x 400 mm, and 500 x 500 mm, and all models offer 100 mm Z-axis stroke. With speeds to 800 mm/sec and repeatability of ±0.01 mm per axis, robots handle point-to-point, linear, or curved-arc application. Read More

materials & material processing

Dip Soldering Systems suit short-run, batch applications.

May 14, 2014

Touchscreen controlled models of Auto-Dip series feature programmable preheat and dip height settings as well as adjustable, finger-type PCB holder that firmly grips edges of board throughout soldering cycle. Accommodating heavy component-laden assemblies and customized pallets of small, irregularly-shaped PCBs, systems offer programmable speed, dip angle, lift angle, and dwell time. Largest model handles PCBs up to 23.6 x 13.8 in. and has 100 Kg, titanium solder pot. Read More

thermal & heating equipment

Benchtop Reflow Oven features Android OS and touchscreen UI.

March 10, 2014

Simulating environment of inline reflow system, Wi-Fi-enabled MC-301 measures 27 x 19 x 11 in., features multi-zone heating chamber, and can be used for prototyping, manufacturability testing, and short-run batch production. Android control app lets SMT assemblers and product developers meet solder paste manufacturer specifications for preheat, soak, reflow, and cooling phases of recommended profiles. Also, heating/cooling rates in each stage are automatically calculated.<br /> Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, materials & material processing, printing & duplicating equipment, robotics, thermal & heating equipment

Print-Place-Reflow Package performs prescision, high-mix assembly.

January 29, 2014

Occupying minimal floor space, 2500-MV accommodates companies that require short-run, in-house production capability for ultra-precise, high component-mix SMT assembly. Included MC-400 pick and place system features Cognex® on-the-fly and bottom vision alignment for high-accuracy, 2,500 cph placement of SMDs. Additional package components include heavy-duty MC-110 stencil printer, which offers ±0.02 mm (<1 mil) repeatability, and MC-301 profilable batch reflow oven with benchtop design. Read More

cleaning products & equipment

PCB Cleaning System has closed-loop, zero-discharge design.

September 26, 2013

Fitted with stainless steel wash chamber and plumbing system, Trident XLD meets PCB cleaning and defluxing needs of electronic assemblers. Aqueous cleaning system removes both water-soluble or rosin-based flux residues as well as other contaminants and is compatible with various cleaning chemistries. Along with rinse cycle cleanliness monitor, features include twin counter-rotating spray bars with asymmetrical fan-jet nozzles and timed drying cycle with convection and radiant heat. Read More


Pick and Place Unit enhances prototyping, pilot production.

April 26, 2013

For those who need to build prototypes or perform short runs in-house, MC-400 aligns and places 0201 chips, BGAs, CSPs, and 15 mil fine-pitch QFPs with ±0.05 mm placement accuracy at speeds up to 3,000 cph by utilizing flying and bottom vision. Heavy-duty construction and closed-loop, servo-driven, X/Y/Z and theta axes, complemented by Hi-Res digital encoders, promote precision. Even at full capacity for 64 smart tape/stick feeders, unit maintains 16.3 x 12.5 in. max placement area. Read More

machinery & machining tools, robotics

Pick and Place Machine enables nonstop LED board production.

February 12, 2013

Featuring 3 pick-and-place heads mounted on ball-screw-driven gantry, Model MC-LEDV3 is built to assemble LED tube lights, flexible LED strips, and LED bulb boards. Simultaneous pickup, vision based component alignment, and feeder placement optimization combine to achieve placement rates up to 10,000 LEDs/hour, per IPC-9850. Machine places both standard and domed LEDs from 1 x 0.5 mm to 8 x 8 mm, with positive air pressure and Teflon®-coated nozzles ensuring release of sticky components. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Benchtop AOI System decreases failure rates, increases yields.

January 30, 2013

Targeting low- to mid-volume electronics assemblers, Sherlock-300F delivers comprehensive defect coverage, even on densely populated boards with components as small as 01005s. Assemblies are fed via built-in conveyor, minimizing footprint and allowing display to be positioned directly in front of user. All program setup and operation is done on display using multi-touch gestures, and inspection programs are able to be generated from pick and place files in addition to CAD data import. Read More

materials & material processing

Selective Soldering System features benchtop design.

January 21, 2013

Suited for companies that hand solder through-hole components on PCBs, ULTIMA TR2 is equipped with 35 lb-capacity solder pot that handles lead-free or Sn/Pb solders. Integral nitrogen hood with micro pre-heater inerts solder site and stabilizes wave temperature, while 3-axis drive mechanism moves PCB with positional accuracy of ±0.01 mm. Point-to-point and drag soldering functions, along with solder pump speed, wave height control, dip height, and dwell parameter settings, are fully programmable. Read More

material handling & storage

Atmosphere-Controlled Cabinet safely stores sensitive devices.

January 7, 2013

Offered in 6 sizes, Ultra-Dry&trade; humidity-controlled desiccant dry cabinets protect moisture-sensitive devices. Turbo dryer, standard on every model, ensures RH atmosphere of &le;5%. In addition to self-replenishing desiccant, features include adjustable shelves, airtight magnetic sealers, compression handles, and anti-static paint and glass. Also available, rolling models include anti-static locking wheels. Read More


Bench Top Pick and Place System delivers precision placement.

October 17, 2012

Utilizing alignment intelligence algorithm, FVX&trade; enables reliable placement of SMDs &ndash; from small 0201 chip components through large BGAs or high pin-count QFPs with 0.4 mm lead pitch &ndash; for low- to medium-volume runs. Standard package includes main frame with FVX controller board, head- and base-mounted vision cameras, pick-up tool changer, sliding PCB holder for 390 x 310 mm boards, 27-lane automatic tape feeder base, 30-lane cut strip feeder base, waffle tray holder, and software. Read More

machinery & machining tools, materials & material processing

Selective Soldering System requires 36 x 31 in. of table space.

October 10, 2012

Suitable for soldering through-hole components and connectors to SMT and mixed technology PCBs, ULTIMA TR2 incorporates X-, Y-, Z-axis drive that moves PCB, rather than solder pot. Solder pot and pump assembly features integral nitrogen hood with built-in micro-preheater for inerting solder site and stabilizing wave temperature. Via bottom-side witness camera, operator can view live video of soldering process on laptop/PC. Universal PCB holders handle boards up to 13 x 10 in. or 18 x 15 in. Read More

thermal & heating equipment

Batch Reflow Oven features full computer control.

September 24, 2012

Requiring 27 x 22 in. of table space, Model BT300CP includes laptop computer for programming and program retrieval, oven operation, real-time display of board or oven temperatures, and data storage/printing. Ability to set as many as 40 sequential temperature points allows temperature curves of solder paste manufacturer recommendations to be accurately reproduced. Lead-free-capable oven is suitable for producing prototypes, pre-production boards, and other small batch/short-run jobs in-house. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Rework Station automatically places BGAs, CSPs, QFNs, PoPs.

February 24, 2012

Equipped with programmable top and bottom hot air as well as rapid on/off IR underheaters, lead-free BR750 has 8 set points that allow exact thermal conditions to be produced for profiles containing heating rate, target temperature, dwell time, and cooling. SMDs are automatically pre-aligned and picked up from component nest at exact centers after size is entered, and upward-looking camera verifies positioning. Split-vision optics and electronic zoom adjustment performs fine tuning. Read More

machinery & machining tools, materials & material processing

Dual-Wave Solder Machine facilitates lead-free-to-Pb switchover.

October 11, 2011

Measuring less than 5½ ft long, Model 16.350 can be configured with 2 pots on roll-out carts to provide lead-free-to-Pb switching. System features 200 kg solder pot capacity, 350 mm wide adjustable finger conveyor with built-in cleaner, and 600 mm pre-heat tunnel with forced hot air convection for thorough and even heat penetration. In addition to motorized inlet conveyor, Model 16.350 includes motorized spray that evenly distributes flux. Read More

materials & material processing

SMD Rework System removes, places, and solders BGAs, CSPs, QFPs.

July 8, 2011

Compatible with delicate SMD packages, BR810 has adjustable PCB holder that accepts PCBs up to 18.5 x 13.8 in. as well as split-vision optics with 22x electronic zoom and focus controls and LED lighting. Additional features include profile settings for independent and programmable top and bottom heating, 5 separate thermocouple inputs, control software, and LCD touchscreen display. Capable of micrometer adjustments, system offers automated Z-axis motion with vertical height sensing. Read More

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