Transition Automation, Inc.

Transition Automation is a pioneering company which develops and sells advanced Permalex Edge Metal Squeegees for SMT printing, and also precision SMT printing systems.

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Transition Automation, Inc. is the world's leading supplier of advanced squeegee technology for improving SMT print quality and production yield.  Our pioneering efforts have led to many patented and innovative enhancements which have allowed end-users to transition to ever finer and more advanced electronics devices.  We continue to develop improvements and are expanding our capabilities to include advanced printing systems, and thick-film and screen-printing enhancements.

Your Printing Process is Critical - Make an intelligent choice with Permalex Edge ®  Metal Squeegees

Permalex Edge Metal Squeegees are premium metal squeegees used for SMT and Microelectronics printing applications. Transition Automation, Inc. offers this outstanding line of products to enhance your electronics manufacturing and perfect your lead-free process. Your satisfaction is guaranteed by our no-questions-asked 30-day guarantee and expert customer service. At Transition Automation, Inc. Permalex squeegees are our only business.

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PrinTEK I MP-1818 Ultra-Fine Pitch benchtop SMT Stencil printer

A highly refined and capable Ultra-Fine Pitch printer suited for all types of Fine Pitch SMT production. PrinTEK I MP-1818 embodies Transition Automation’s 20+ years of expertise in Fine Pitch SMT printing and squeegee design...

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PrinTEK I MP-1818 Ultra-Fine Pitch benchtop SMT Stencil printer

Permalex Edge® SMT Printing Metal Squeegee Blades

Maximize Your Micro-Electronics Printing Results Transition's patented Universal Holder design gives you outstanding functionality, ergonomics and choices that enable you to achieve greater performance and profitability...

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Permalex Edge®  SMT Printing Metal Squeegee Blades

PrinTEK I PPS - Manual SMT Stencil Printer

The PrinTEK i-PPS manual printer features a solid tooling plate shuttle for your pc board and a good stencil mounting platform. This printer is a very accurate tabletop printer with a precision Permalex edge hand squeegee. The equipment provide...

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PrinTEK I PPS - Manual SMT Stencil Printer

PrinTEK I APS - Semi-Automatic SMT Stencil Printer

The PrinTEK I Model APS gives you exceptional fine pitch accuracy along with an open design for easy stencil loading and alignment. A precision R-Theta tooling plate is manually loaded and unloaded during the print cycle, and the squeegee strok...

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PrinTEK I APS - Semi-Automatic SMT Stencil Printer

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Transition Automation Introduces precision Permalex® Edge Squeegee for Magna-Print® Holder

Nov 29, 2017 | Transition Automation announces the introduction of a precision Permalex® Edge Squeegee for retrofitting Magna-Print® universal squeegee system holders. In response to requests from customers, Transition Automation developed a Permalex blade that includes a separate magnetic strip bonded to the rear side of the squeegee, enabling the Permalex squeegee to be quickly loaded and locked into the Magna-Print Holders.

Transition Automation Introduces First Bonded Blade Double-Edged Assembly for YAMAHA Single-Squeegee Printers

Nov 13, 2017 | In an industry first, Transition Automation has introduced a precision Permalex® Edge metal squeegee assembly designed to improve the printing performance of single-squeegee YAMAHA printers. The new squeegee assembly design eliminates fasteners altogether, constituting a major improvement over first generation Permalex assemblies for YAMAHA.

Transition Automation Intros Holder for Permalex Hand Squeegee

Oct 23, 2017 | After making a manual solder paste print with a Permalex hand-held metal squeegee, what do you do with the squeegee? You can’t continue to hold it, and it could make a mess if you put it down on the workbench. Now, Transition Automation Inc., known globally as the innovative creator of Permalex® metal squeegee blades and PrinTEK series benchtop SMT printing machines, announces a simple, neat solution in the Permalex Hand Squeegee Holder.

Transition Automation Launches Revolutionary PrinTEK AP-3624-V Large-Area Table-top High-Precision Printer

Oct 10, 2017 | Transition Automation announces the launch of the revolutionary PrinTEK AP-3624-V advanced benchtop large-area stencil printer. The new PrinTEK AP-3624-V boasts a 32” x 24”print area (813mm x 610mm), a load-unload-reload repeatability of better than +/- 1mil (0.001”), and can be equipped with a with a Vision option for very high precision setup. The printer itself weighs less than 500lbs. (226Kg) due to the smart use of lightweight composite materials in its design.

Permalex Pro Reinforced Squeegees

Oct 11, 2015 | Transition Automation announces a new high performance product line for pump printing applications. The Permalex-Pro “R” series is a reinforced blade assembly which enables high speed continuous operation for extended high volume SMT printing. The new process developed by Transition Automation adapts a steel rod to the non-printing edge of the squeegee which aids the user in handling and assembly and improves the straightness and durability of the squeegee during customer installation and operation. The new product is available for delivery in 3-5 days A.R.O.

Transition Automation unveils new Permalex Pro Reinforced Squeegee line

Oct 08, 2015 | Transition Automation announces a new high performance product line for pump printing applications. The Permalex-Pro "R" series is a reinforced blade assembly which enables high speed continuous operation for extended high volume SMT printing.

Universal Holder System for Ekra Serio Retrofit

Jan 28, 2015 | Transition Automation announces the availability of Permalex Universal Holder and Blade Assemblies for installation on Ekra Serio printing systems.

Universal Holder System for Ekra Serio Retrofit

Jan 28, 2015 | Transition Automation, Inc., announces the availability of Permalex Universal Holder and Blade Assemblies for installation on Ekra Serio printing systems. The new adaptor system is compatible with the quick install system used in this in-line printer system. User’s who wish to employ the Permalex Edge metal squeegees for long life SMT printing may now do so on this platform. The part number is: PLX-EKR-U-xx-PR, and is in stock for immediate delivery. These holders feature sliding paste retainers, optional spring loaded paste retainers, and long life Polymer infused Permalex blades.

Transition Automation Upgrade’s PrinTEK Tooling System

Jun 12, 2014 | Transition Automation today releases the latest tooling upgrade for the PrinTek family of benchtop SMT printers. The new system provides quick flexible pin positioning and locking for the easy setup of printer production runs.

Transition Automation Introduces Spring Loaded Paste Retainers

Jun 12, 2014 | Transition Automation today unveils a new paste retainers design which improves the management of solder paste within the printing area. The new product "SPR" helps eliminate leakage of solder paste out of the print area by way of a floating spring supported paste retainer attached to the end of the squeegee holder.

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