Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) announces that it has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of Test Equipment for its 4000Plus Bondtester Pad Cratering Inspection System. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, November 15, 2011 ceremony that took place at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany during Productronica 2011. This was the second award of the night for Nordson DAGE having also been recognized for its XD7600NT Diamond FP X-ray inspection system in the X-ray inspection category.
Phil Vere, Managing Director Bond Test said, “We’re delighted to receive the award. This technique opens up a range of tests previously not possible - with a very simple, fast test procedure within the new Paragon™ software. It is recognition of the hard work and dedication of our development team.”
The new Nordson DAGE 4000Plus Hot Bump Pull system is a totally industry unique solution, conforming to IPC-9708 as well as JEITA ET-7407A. It is fully integrated into a single load cartridge on a standard 4000Plus system. Heating and cooling stages and a pin clamping mechanism are integrated into the single load cartridge.
The 4000Plus Bondtester represents the new industry standard in bond testing with unsurpassed data accuracy and repeatability. Nordson DAGE bond test technology meets the requirements of emerging test applications including ribbon pull, pad cratering using hot pin pull, bend and fatigue testing. The 4000Plus bondtester uses the next-generation Paragon™ software providing semi-automatic test routines, automatic GR&R calculation, unique database search engine wizard and superior data reporting.
Premiering in 2005, the Global Technology Awards program is an annual celebration of product excellence in electronics surface mount assembly. Premier products based on the finest examples of creative advancement in technology are chosen by a distinguished panel of industry experts.
Headquartered in Aylesbury, UK, Nordson DAGE is a unit of the Nordson Corporation and manufactures and supports a complete range of award winning digital X-ray inspection systems and bond test equipment for the printed circuit board assembly and semiconductor industries. For more information, visit www.nordsondage.com.
Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) is one of the world’s leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants, coatings and other materials 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 direct operations and sales support offices in more than 30 countries.