Printing System is suited for fine pitch SMT production.

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Featuring magnetic locking tooling plates for PC board positioning and locking, PrinTEK I MP-1818 printing system comes with pure vertical liftoff using precision needle bearing guided cams. Printer's stencil is easy to view, align, and clamp. Device is field-upgradeable to semi-automatic version. Small footprint and weight of 150 lb provide portable operation, and Permalex® edge metal squeegee ensures maximum print quality.




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Transition Automation Releases New Printek I Machine at Apex 2713



Transition Automation, Inc. introduces one of the most advanced SMT printing systems in the world. The PrinTEK I MP-1818 is a highly refined and capable ultra-fine pitch printer suited for all types of fine pitch SMT production. This system was designed with the goal of ease of use, low cost, and high flexibility and performance. We achieved these goals through careful engineering and innovation.

Features and Benefits:

  • Unique Magnetic Locking Tooling Plates for fast PC board positioning and locking (no tools required)
  • Pure Vertical Liftoff using Precision Needle Bearing Guided Cams
  • Open - Easy to view/align/clamp stencil in position
  • Permalex Edge Metal Squeegee insures maximum print quality
  • Large Print Area Systems available and Field Upgradable to Semi-Automation w/ Vision MP-1818 (18in. x 18in.); MP-1824 (18in. x 24in.); MP-2436 (24in. x 36in.)
  • Lightweight and small footprint mean added flexibility and portability in your operation (under 150lbs allows two people to lift and move system easily)

    Transition Automation, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and distribution of Permalex® Edge Metal Squeegees, holder systems, and advanced SMT printing systems. Founded in 1989, Transition Automation, Inc. continues to advance the state of the art in surface mount solder paste printing by innovating the critical and high-cycle squeegee component of the SMT assembly process.

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