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Transition Automation Introduces Spring Loaded Paste Retainers

Jun 12, 2014

Pictured is a Transition Automation Permalex Universal Holder fitted with the company's new Spring Loaded Paste Retainer System.

Pictured is a Transition Automation Permalex Universal Holder fitted with the company's new Spring Loaded Paste Retainer System.

Transition Automation, Inc., 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. 

Unlike previous fixed paste retainers, the SPR applies a constant pressure downward – and glides along the stencil surface setting up a better dam and seal to prevent paste leakage.  The new product is in stock and available immediately by replacing the code –PR with –SPR on all Transition Automation Universal Holder part numbers. 


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 renown 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; Fax 978-649-2402, Web: www.transitionautomation.com

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