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Agility Manufacturing Orders Second Hentec/RPS Vector 460 Selective Soldering SystemDecember 8, 2023 | Hentec Industries/RPS Automation
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Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, lead tinning and solderability test equipment, is pleased to announce that Agility Manufacturing Inc. has finalized the purchase of their second Hentec/RPS Vector 460 selective soldering system.
The Vector 460 is a lead-free compatible selective soldering system that features an integrated computer with unlimited program storage, integrated system software, witness camera and auto fiducial correction. Available in either standalone or SMEMA in-line configurations, the Vector 460 is offered with topside preheat, spray or drop-jet fluxer, dual flux nozzles, and custom or wave solder nozzles.
The Vector 460 is UL and CE compliant and carries both a two-year system warranty and a four-year solder pot warranty.
Bell Textron, a Textron Inc. company, announced today during HAI Heli-Expo that it has appointed Chinook Helicopters as an authorized Bell 505 dealership serving western Canada.
The keynote session for the EIPC 2024 Winter Conference addressed several topics, ranging from applications for superconductivity to the fluctuating European financial market and the importance of IC substrates. The conference took place in late January at the IHK Academie in the city of Villingen-Schwenningen, on the eastern edge of the Black Forest in southwest Germany.
Maggie Benson was in an expansive mood. It had been almost three years since her grandfather asked her to take over Benson Electronics. By using Lean techniques, cost modeling the assembly process, and implementing continuous improvement, the company made significant profitability improvements.
I-Connect007 is excited to announce the latest season of its popular podcast, On the Line With..., where industry experts share the latest insights and perspectives on the most relevant topics in the electronics industry. In this new season, "PCB 3.0: A New Design Methodology," host Nolan Johnson speaks with Cadence experts about the shift taking place in the methods used for designing circuit boards. In this first episode, Product Management Director Patrick Davis addresses the need for change.
PVA, a global supplier of automated dispensing and coating equipment, is excited to announce its participation in productronica China 2024, one of the leading trade fairs for electronics development and production, scheduled to take place from March 20-22, 2024, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC).