Stencils

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QTS Wins New Product Award at APEX 2015 for Innovative Apshen Stencil Foil Adapter for DEK® VectorGuard®

March 10, 2015

Medway, Massachusetts, USA - The Apshen Stencil Foil Adapter System for the DEK® VectorGuard® High Tension stencil frame, developed by Quick Tensioning Systems (QTS), won a coveted New Product Introduction (NPI) Award at IPC/APEX 2015 in San Diego, California. Apshen won in the “Screen/Stencil Printing Peripherals/Consumables” award category. The QTS Apshen was developed to give DEK®... Read More

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FCT Assembly to Exhibit at Local SMTA Rocky Mountain Expo

January 29, 2015

GREELEY, CO – FCT Assembly today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Rocky Mountain Expo Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at the West Club at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. Solder experts will be available to discuss FCT’s NanoSlic® Gold stencil and line of solution driven solder pastes. The NanoSlic® Gold stencil is the next generation of stencil... Read More

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FCT Assembly to Exhibit Innovative Pastes and Stencils at OctoberBest

September 15, 2014

GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly today announced plans to exhibit in Booth # I105 at OctoberBest 2014, scheduled to take place Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Tektronix in Beaverton, OR. Derek Stuart, FCT's National Sales Manager, will be available to discuss the complete line of solution driven solder pastes and stencils. FCT Assembly offers solder pastes that are specially formulated to solve... Read More

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FCT Assembly to Demonstrate NanoSlic® Gold Stencil at SMTAI

September 2, 2014

REELEY, CO - FCT Assembly will exhibit in Booth #221 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 30 - Oct. 1, 2014 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Company representatives will be on site to answer any questions about FCT’s stencils and its new coating technology. The NanoSlic® technology significantly improves solder paste transfer efficiencies for small... Read More

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See FCT Assembly's Technical Experts in Pennsylvania Next Week

August 11, 2014

GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Philadelphia and SMTA West Penn Expos. The SMTA Philadelphia Expo Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia Cherry Hill in Cherry Hill, NJ, and the SMTA West Penn Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Thursday August 14, 2014 at the Doubletree Hotel in... Read More

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DEK Signs New VectorGuard® License Agreement with Sunshine Laser

July 22, 2014

DEK today announced the addition of a new VectorGuard® stencil technology licensee to its growing list of VectorGuard partners.  Suzhou Sunshine Laser and Electronics Technology Company Ltd. (Sunshine Laser), a leading stencil manufacturer in China with 19 locations across the country, recognized the benefits the VectorGuard portfolio can provide its customers and signed an agreement to... Read More

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FCT Assembly Offers More Than Stencils at the Ohio Expo & Tech Forum

July 15, 2014

GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly today announced that it will exhibit at the Ohio SMTA Expo Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Doubletree Cleveland – Independence. Greg Smith, Regional Sales Manager and Technical Support, and Larry Roy of Enterprise Electronic Sales will be on site to answer any questions about FCT's stencils and its new coating technology. In addition to... Read More

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FCT Assembly Brings New Stencils & Coating Technology to SMTA Dallas & Houston Expos

March 7, 2014

GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Dallas and SMTA Houston Expos. The SMTA Dallas Expo is scheduled to take place March 4, 2014 at the Plano Center in Plano, TX, and the SMTA Houston Expo will take place March 6, 2014 at the Stafford Centre in Stafford, TX. FCT Assembly has two stencil facilities in Texas, located in Richardson and Austin, making it easy for... Read More

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Solder Paste Stencil is available for custom stencil designs.

February 11, 2014

Able to be applied to existing production stencils, chemistry of NanoSlic® Gold coating imparts hydrophobic and oleophobic surface to apertures and underside of stencil; non-stick surface resists solder paste build-up and reduces cleaning cycle requirements.  Nano coating permanently bonds and conforms to aperture walls regardless of size or geometry. Abrasion surface withstands repeated... Read More

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Stencil for Solder Paste Printing increases yield, reduces waste.

January 29, 2014

Developed to address electronic assembly industry demands, NanoSlic® Gold stencil features coating based on application process that coats both underside of stencil and aperture walls. Thermally cured and permanent coating is hydrophobic and oleophobic, which repels solder paste. Minimizing rework while increasing yields, properties promote solder paste transfer efficiencies for small... Read More

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DEK Solar Helps Break New Barriers for Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Solar Cells

October 10, 2013

Building on earlier work conducted in conjunction with the Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), DEK Solar has further optimized its Dual Print stencils and screens to push past previous industry cost and cell efficiency benchmarks. In the company’s latest project with ISFH, a record 20.2% cell efficiency on a PERC solar cell has been achieved via a Dual Print process with a... Read More

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Printing Intelligence Capability Raises the Bar

September 27, 2013

See the Latest DEK Advances at SMTA International At next month's SMTA International event in Fort Worth, Texas, DEK will show visitors how its intelligent printing technology can help raise yields, increase throughput and lower costs.  With brand new products that enable parallel processing capability and minimal requirements for operator intervention, DEK is moving the industry ever-closer... Read More

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FCT Assembly to Demonstrate New Technology for Paste Printing during SMTAI

September 20, 2013

GREELEY, CO — FCT Assembly announces that it will exhibit its new NanoSlic™ stencil in Booth #410 at the upcoming SMTA International Exhibition, scheduled to take place October 15-16, 2013 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Texas. NanoSlic™ is the world’s most advanced stencil technology for solder paste printing. The new NanoSlic™ stencil is based on the proven Slic™ stencil... Read More

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Masking Stencil targets automotive refinishing applications.

July 1, 2013

Engineered from 304 stainless steel, SHIM-MASK serves as masking stencil to prevent rub-through during sanding or shaving of minor surface imperfections. Four chemically etched shapes with smooth edges are available to choose from. Product is suited for paint and lacquer runs as well as minimizing area when sanding paint-filled chips or scratches. Read More

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Growing CM in the Northwest Chooses FCT Assembly for Its Stencil and Solder Paste Needs

June 13, 2013

GREELEY, CO - FCT Assembly today announced that it has secured an order from a fast-growing contract manufacturer (CM) in the Northwest. After thorough evaluations, an order was placed for FCT’s DEK VectorGuard® stencil system and NL932 no-clean, lead-free, halide-free solder paste. As a provider of quick-turn, 24-hour prototype and medium-volume production, the CM was in need of... Read More

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Fine Line Stencil helps maximize solar cell efficiency.

May 29, 2013

Ensuring printed line height uniformity, Fine Line Stencil™ enables sub-40 µm line widths with no increase in line resistance. When used in dual print process, stencil first prints busbars with fine mesh screen, and then separately prints conductors. This allows optimized paste to be used for each process which not only gives precise control over print height of busbars and fine lines,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Labels Tags Signage & Equipment, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Interchangeable Stencil offers consistent tension over time.

May 6, 2013

In addition to optimized solder paste deposition and definition, VectorGuard™ High Tension features foil tension of 33 N/cm², transferred evenly on all 4 sides. Product has no glue bonds to fail and offers frame flatness for process control and repeatability of position from foil to foil of same product, minimizing time to switch stencil. Long-term integrity of stencil ensures no... Read More

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Major NY Based OEM Places Order for FCT Assembly's VectorGuard® Stencil Frames

April 23, 2013

GREELEY, CO – FCT Assembly announces that a major OEM based in New York recently placed an order for two VectorGuard® stencil systems. The OEM is bringing its assembly in-house and purchased the frame systems as part of its expansion. The customer must meet the most stringent specification requirements and meet the individual and specialized needs of architects, lighting designers,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Labels Tags Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Eurocircuits eC-Stencil-Fix Offer

March 19, 2013

Free Prototype PCB Stencil Fixture Offer Eurocircuits USA, LLC, an online manufacturer of prototype and small batch printed circuit boards, is offering a free eC-stencil-fix to North American customers ordering a Eurocircuits "PCB proto pack". The "PCB proto pack" delivers a batch of prototype PCBs and one or two laser cut stencils in a single low-cost package.  eC-stencil-fix completes the... Read More