Nordson ASYMTEK's Precision Conformal Coating Applicator Wins Two Technology Innovation Awards
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Press release date: May 14, 2012
EM Asia and SMT China magazines conferred the awards at NEPCON China 2012
Carlsbad, CA, USA - Nordson ASYMTEK, a leader in dispensing, coating, and jetting technologies, earned two prestigious awards for innovative technology during NEPCON China 2012. The Innovation Award from Electronics Manufacturing (EM) Asia and the VISION Award from SMT China magazines were presented to Nordson ASYMTEK for product excellence in the dispensing category for its Select Coat® SC-280 Film Coater conformal coating applicator. Nordson ASYMTEK has received these awards each of the six years the awards have been in existence.
Nordson ASYMTEK's Select Coat® SC-280 precision film coater uses patented dispensing technology to selectively apply conformal coating material in a controlled, uniform film rather than an atomized spray, coating complex circuit boards in seconds. Because the material is not atomized and is precisely applied to selected areas, the overspray, masking, and rework associated with conventional coating processes are minimized or eliminated, saving material,time, and costs.
Coating speeds of 500mm/s and a clean edge pass of ±0.75mm, that are achieved with the SC- 280 film coater, are unsurpassed. Better coating pass starts and ends, more uniform widths at start-up, and faster trigger release to reduce material trail at stops, are achieved. The SC-280 film coater provides greater than 99% fluid transfer efficiency, improving material utilization by 30 to 50%. Customers report first pass-through improvement ranging from 2 to 6 percentage points (97%-99% and 91%-96%), depending on the coating operation. The film coater handles viscosities of less than 100 centipoise (cps); coating thicknesses range from 10-200 microns for solvent-based materials.
"We are honored to receive these two awards," said Frank Wang, Nordson ASYMTEK's general manager, Greater China. "As a leader in the industry, we pay special attention to meeting our customers' requirements and follow market trends. We continuously deliver new products and lead the development of dispensing technology. In fact, NEPCON China has been an exciting show for us. Besides winning these awards for our conformal coating applicator, Nordson ASYMTEK introduced the patent-pending NexJet(TM) System, which represents a significant advancement in jetting technology. Central to the system is an innovative, one-piece jet, the Genius(TM) Jet Cartridge, which contains the fluid and has built-in memory to store usage data. The cartridge is quickly and easily removed without tools. We're looking forward to entering this new product in next year's awards."
The EM Asia Innovation Award recognizes top performing companies in the Asian electronics industry for achieving the highest standards for products, materials, and equipment introduced and offered for sale in Asia. Entries were judged on innovation and achievement and for setting challenging objectives.
The SMT China VISION Award honors achievements in China's electronics manufacturing industry. Awards are based on the creativeness and innovativeness of the product and its contribution in helping the downstream industries to reduce cost, improve quality, increase efficiency, enhance reliability, improve safety, and environmental friendliness.
Both awards were presented at ceremonies held during NEPCON China, Shanghai, China, April, 2012.
About Nordson ASYMTEK
Nordson ASYMTEK, a world leader in precision automated fluid dispensing, conformal coating, and jetting technologies, designs and manufactures a full line of dispensing and coating systems, supported by a global applications and service network. Recognized for its innovative equipment and excellent service, Nordson ASYMTEK continues to offer advanced dispensing solutions for a range of precision assembly processes. These include semiconductor packaging, printed circuit boards, LEDs, flat panel displays, medical and biotechnical devices, and solar and photovoltaic products. Nordson ASYMTEK is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and has received numerous awards for its service excellence and product innovations.
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About Nordson Corporation
Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) delivers precision technology solutions that help customers increase speed, productivity and up-time, enable new products and features, and decrease material usage. The company engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials, fluid management, testing and inspection, and UV curing and surface plasma treatment, all supported by application expertise and direct global sales and service. Nordson serves a wide variety of consumer non-durable, durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, building and construction, and general product assembly and finishing. Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has operations and support offices in more than 30 countries. Visit Nordson at www.nordson.com, twitter.com/Nordson_Corp, or Facebook.com/Nordson.
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