Asymtek Features Customer Inspired Conformal Coating Solutions at Productronica Booth A2.339


High quality and productivity with powerful process control

Carlsbad, CA - October 26, 2009 - Asymtek, a Nordson company and leader in dispensing, coating, and jetting technologies, features conformal coating systems with productivity enhancements for manufacturers at every level of production from batch to high-volume in-line processing. These flexible, programmable, integrated coating and curing systems provide high quality, powerful process control, and precise application of conformal coating and IR/convection or UV curing. A choice of patented applicators allows systems to be configured to meet specific customer coating requirements. The result is cost savings and increased throughput and productivity. Asymtek personnel will be available at Productronica 2009, Munich, Germany, November 10-13, stand A2.339, to discuss conformal coating applications and solutions.

Productivity enhancements include laser fan width and viscosity control systems. Laser Fan Width Control provides closed-loop monitoring to automatically verify and adjust the fan width prior to and/or after the coating operation so the coating pass width remains constant. The Viscosity Control System maintains consistent temperature of conformal coating fluids and has a heated recirculating fluid circuit to eliminate viscosity changes in temperature-responsive materials. A Flow Monitor Module is available on some systems to confirm that products have been coated with the correct amount of material with a resolution of +/-0.05cc.

New for Productronica is the Fifth Axis Tilt (0 to 30 degrees) together with the Four Position Rotate (0, 90, 180, and 270 degrees) that provides Film Coater applicators with greater flexibility and increased access while conformal coating a printed circuit board. The tilt and rotate accessory is ideal for coating vertical surfaces and underneath components. It enhances access to tight or hard-to-reach areas that may not be achievable with the standard downward approach (0 degrees).

Featured at Productronica is the Select Coat® SL-940E high-speed, high-accuracy coating system with up to 30 percent faster throughput, a vision system, closed-loop process controls, traceability, and advanced integrated software. Advanced monitoring makes it easier to keep the coating process in control. Fluid and air pressures are set and monitored through software-controlled electronic regulators, allowing traceability for these critical parameters. Data logging and automatic adjustments of other parameters such as fan widths, fluid temperatures, and flow rates, further ensure the quality of the coating process.

The SL-940E uses Asymtek's Easy Coat for Windows® (ECXP) software which maximizes productivity, ease of operation, and accuracy. Together with an optional vision system they make teaching your coating program much easier. Pattern recognition software is also available.

According to John P. Byers, president, Asymtek, "When it comes to conformal coating operations, PCB manufacturers are continually challenged by the need to balance throughput, materials, and labor investments, while also addressing the regulatory and environmental concerns associated with the process. Traditional methods for applying conformal coatings, such as dipping and air spray, have always been expensive in terms of materials and labor. The expense of solventless conformal coating materials has driven costs even higher. Asymtek's customer inspired solutions overcome these challenges."

About Asymtek

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, 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. Asymtek is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company and has received numerous awards for its service excellence and product innovations. For more information, visit www.asymtek.com.

About Nordson

Nordson Corporation is one of the world's leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants, and coatings to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations. The company also manufactures equipment used in the testing and inspection of electronic components as well as technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Nordson has more than 4,100 employees worldwide, and direct operations and sales support offices in 32 countries. For more information, visit www.nordson.com.

For more information contact:

Asymtek Headquarters:

Roberta Foster-Smith

Asymtek, A Nordson Company

Tel: +1 760 431 1919

Email: rfsmith@asymtek.com

Agency Contact:

Andrea Roberts

A R Marketing, Inc.

Tel: +1 858 451 8666

Email: andrea@armarketinginc.com

International Offices:

Headquarters:

2762 Loker Ave. West,

Carlsbad CA 92010

USA.

Tel: +1 760 431 1919

www.asymtek.com

China:

+86 21 3866 9166

www.asymtek.com.cn

Europe: +31 43 352 4466

India: +91 44 4353 9024

Japan:

+81 3 5762 2801

www.asymtek.com/jp

Korea:

+ 82 31 765 8337

www.asymtek.com/kr

Southeast Asia: +65 6796 9514

Taiwan: +886 2 2902 1860

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