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News from AdoptSMT Europe GmbH


AdoptSMT will show many new product and service offerings at the Southern Manufacturing Show Farnborough, February 2015, Booth L74

Jan 08, 2015

At Southern Manufacturing 2014 AdoptSMT UK Ltd., member of AdoptSMT Group, will again present many new products for the European PCB Assembly Industry. The supplies, services and consultancy offered by AdoptSMT Group are focused around the aim to keep the customers production running.  The main process supported by AdoptSMT with consumables, spares, service and pre-owned equipment is the automatic PCB Assembly including stencil printing, reflow soldering and AOI. Two related areas covered by AdoptSMT are identification and hand soldering with JBC stations and cartridges, Purex fume extraction, ESD products and de-soldering and cleaning tools from ITW – Techspray.

New additions to the AdoptSMT Premium Parts range include SIPLACE compatible nozzle magazines lasting a lot longer than previously available nozzle magazines on the market. These are used on the same machines as the proven Premium Part ceramic nozzles , Valve Plungers and Cleaning Sticks. AdoptSMT Premium Parts are tested and qualified. With the same or better quality they also offer price advantages compared to original parts.
The range of splicing products to join SMD tapes and of stencil cleaning rolls and environmentally friendly cleaning agents was further widened to also meet special requirements.

Feeder Service

Discuss with AdoptSMT your feeder service or feeder spares requirements. AdoptSMT recently added tools to repair broken plows of MYDATA Agilis feeders in their facility in Redhill in order to reduce the delivery time for replacing broken plows by new Count On Tools plows. Feeders including Fuji NXT, SIPLACE S and X, Assembleon, Juki, Mydata and others are getting serviced and calibrated in AdoptSMT facilities throughout Europe.

Hover-Davis - The Feeder Company

AdoptSMT will show the Hover-Davis AXIUM Media Presenter, which replaced the industry standard Hover-Davis label presenter during 2014. Also the Panasonic compatible and the SIPLACE S compatible SSF series feeders offering many advantages including faster tape loading, easier cover tape handling and a reverse gear will be shown. The SSF06-08 3x8mm feeder is now the only new feeder on the market which is available with a pick point location compatible to the discontinued SIPLACE “silver” and “gold” 3x8mm feeders.

New High Temperature Laser Markable Label from Nortec AMI

The new Nortec LML fills the gap between laser marking and label application: it can get placed onto small batches, in cases of bad surfaces or for re-marking and then be sent through the standard laser marking process.
Nortec is a leading supplier of ID solutions for harsh environments, with an approach of innovation in ID management, offering total solutions for the whole ID process. Nortec’s high quality polyimide (high temperature) labels for automatic application fit perfectly with AdoptSMT’s sales and service of Hover-Davis label feeders and experience with pre-owned label applicators from manufacturers like CAB or Asys. Suitable colour ribbons for thermal transfer printers are also available.

Masking dots and masking labels are available for automatic as well as for manual application. High-temperature masking dots can be applied for wave soldering and the use of the new masking labels for conformal coating will produce smooth boundaries after peeling off.

Count On Tools

Besides some of COT’s wide range of LED nozzles and standard pick and place nozzles AdoptSMT will also show the StripFeeder.mod which can easily be adjusted to feed different size components supplied in short strips of tapes and the ezLOAD board support system.


AdoptSMT Europe GmbH was founded in 1991by Erhard Hofmann in Salzburg, Austria, and since then expanded Europe-Wide. For many years already they are known as Europe’s No. 1 source for pre-owned SMT Equipment and are now focusing on lifting their sales of spare parts, consumables and tools for the PCB assembly process to the same level as their used equipment sales.

Today they include the HQ in Austria with more than 6500 m²; AdoptSMT Germany GmbH with 2000 m² specializing in Siplace overhaul and service; AdoptSMT Polska Spó┼éka z.o.o. with a small Siplace and feeder service facility; AdoptSMT UK Ltd with facilities in Redhill, Surrey, AdoptSMT Romania S.R.L and AdoptSMT Swiss AG and AdoptSMT France Sarl with sales offices. More than 80 people are employed by the seven group companies.

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