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Zero Defects International Introduces Taiyo PCB Inspection SystemApril 17, 2017 | Zero Defects International
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Zero Defects International [ZDI] has been appointed by Taiyo Industrial Company, Japan, to manage the North American introduction of it's automated printed circuit board final inspection systems. These inspection systems have enjoyed widespread success in Europe and in Asia and are now being introduced to the United States and Canada.
Prior to beginning this assignment, ZDI contacted a range of PCB manufacturers in order to determine if there would be a perceived need for such equipment. The consensus was that the product is one that will perform a valuable function and, at the same time, provide a very acceptable ROI.
Recent initial trials in the US have shown that the machine was able to find defects that passed regular visual inspection but should have been flagged as not meeting the end customer's specification. Detection capabilities include: exposed copper, solder mask on pads, scratches, foreign material, blocked holes and chipped plating. Learn more about the TY-Vision line here.
About Taiyo Industrial Co., Ltd.
Taiyo Industrial Co., Ltd. founded in 1960, is diversified with interconnect and test business interests. Flexible printed circuits are a mainstay as well as a selection of PCB test and inspection systems.
ZDI, has been a leading supplier of PCB and PCBA test and inspection equipment and services for over 30 years and continues to embrace new and improved technologies within markets served domestically and internationally.
Indium Corporation to Showcase Proven EV Products and High-Reliability Alloys at Productronica China02/28/2024 | Indium Corporation
As a materials pioneer and trusted partner in electric vehicle (EV) and e-Mobility manufacturing, Indium Corporation is proud to showcase its high-reliability alloys and soldering solutions at Productronica China, March 20-22, in Shanghai.
Absolute EMS, Inc., an award-winning EMS provider of turnkey contract manufacturing services, continues to harness the power of nitrogen to enhance the quality, reliability and efficiency of their manufacturing processes. The company’s state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with nitrogen reflow ovens and selective soldering machines, ensuring consistent, high-quality results for every project.
KYZEN, the global leader in innovative environmentally friendly cleaning chemistries, will exhibit at the SMTA Monterrey Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, March 14, 2024 at the Cintermex Convention Center, Hall 2A in Monterrey, Nuevo León. KYZEN will showcase the new aqueous chemistry AQUANOX A4618 in addition to highlighting stencil cleaning chemistries KYZEN E5631J and CYBERSOLV C8882.
The challenges of the Corona crisis have further accelerated this trend. Many companies now offer only online events, whether due to time or cost reasons. However, at Rehm Thermal Systems, you have a choice: the provider of thermal systems for various industries offers a variety of short, concise online webinars and complements them with in-depth in-person seminars on various topics.
Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, lead tinning and solderability test equipment, is pleased to announce that Dynamic Grid has ordered a Hentec Industries/RPS Valence 3508 selective soldering system.