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Simplimatic Automation Introduces Precise, Cost-Effective Multiple Axis Laser Marker

Sep 10, 2014

Lynchburg, Virginia – August 20, 2014 – Simplimatic Automation – a leading provider of conveyors and automation for the semiconductor, electronics, packaging, assembly, pharmaceutical and automotive industries – has developed a precise, high-speed multiple axis laser marker. This innovative design delivers permanent, smudge-free etching capabilities on virtually any non-metallic surface through a stable, reliable marking platform.

Fully integrated into an easy-to-use Windows 7® operator interface, the model 3341 Laser Marker provides lower-cost operation when compared to ink jet and label marking systems. The unit utilizes a 30-watt CO2 laser to permanently etch an infinite number of places anywhere within an 18” x 20” marking envelop. Options for larger marking envelopes are available, and the laser system can be tuned for specific materials, speeds and applications.

Typical functions for the marking system include corporate logos, bar codes, 2D matrices, board designators, and product identification information such as serial numbers, lot numbers and time/date stamps. “We are thrilled to introduce our Multiple Laser Marker to benefit a range of industries and applications,” said Jeremy Vaughan, Director of Project Management and Customer Service. “Through its user-friendly interface and high-speed etching capabilities, this precise laser marking system is designed to perform effectively, efficiently and accurately on nearly any non-metallic surface.”

The Multiple Axis Laser Marker Model 3341 standard features include:

• 30-watt CO2 Laser
• High-speed DC stepper motor conveyor
• Servo controlled X-Y Gantry
• Windows 7® operating system
• On-board 1D or 2D mark reader
• Optional Fumex fume exchanger
• Full-size touchscreen with keyboard
• SMEMA 1.2 compliant
• Alpha-numeric, graphical, 1D and 2D code marking

Specifications:

Circuit Board Length:   3“ (76.2 mm) to 20” (508 mm)

Circuit Board Width:   2” (50.8 mm) to 18” (457.2mm)

Circuit Board Thickness:  0.010” (0.254 mm) to 0.125” (3.175 mm)

Circuit Board Weight:  10 lbs max.

Allowable Warpage/Sag:  .007 inch per inch, .125” max.

Edge Clearance:   Requires a clear area of 0.125” (3.175 mm) on the front      and rear edges of the bottom surface of the board

Allowable Component Clearance: 2 inches below conveying surface, 1inch above conveying surface

About Simplimatic Automation
Owned by Simplimatic Engineering Holdings, LLC, a business development and private equity firm, Simplimatic Automation has been a leader in material handling systems since 1965. The company designs and manufactures conveyor and specialty material handling systems and automation for the semiconductor, electronics, packaging, assembly, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. For more information, visit Simplimatic.com or call 434-385-9181.

Grapevine Communications provides full-service advertising, marketing and public relations services to clients nationwide. The firm is the most award-winning advertising agency in Sarasota, Florida, and the surrounding areas. Recent accolades include the 2014 Small Business of the Year by the Manatee Chamber of Commerce; the 2014 Best Marketing/PR Agency by SRQ Magazine readers; and the 2010 Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business of the Year by the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. For more information on Grapevine Communications, contact Miranda Spinner at MSpinner@grapeinc.com or 941-351-0024. For more information visit GrapeInc.com.

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