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Transition Automation Upgrades PrinTEK design with Gear Rack Cam Drive

Oct 02, 2013

Precision Cam Gear Rack Drive with Adjustment Damper on Printek Model MP-1818

Precision Cam Gear Rack Drive with Adjustment Damper on Printek Model MP-1818

Transition Automation, Inc., a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and distribution of PrinTEK Fine Pitch SMT Printers and Permalex edge metal squeegees announces a further refinement of the PrinTEK line of benchtop SMT printers. The enhancement gives users greater control of the Z-height adjustment that is critical for achieving high quality fine pitch printing.

The machines now feature four CAMs driven directly by a solid steel gear rack.  The design is seamlessly integrated within the base of the PrinTEK machine and also features a fluid damper and precision adjustment knob.


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.  The PrinTEK Series of SMT benchtop printers is renowned for their ability to produce high quality results for ultra-fine pitch SMT in high-mix production situations. The company is located at 5 Trader Circle, Building D, Tyngsboro, Ma 01879 USA .  Phone: 978-649-2400; Toll-Free U.S.: 800-648-3338; Fax 978-649-2402, Web: www.transitionautomation.com

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