SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News
  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Industry News
  • »
  • Count On Tools, Inc. to Debut StripFeeder Precision Rails for Micro-Components at APEX

Count On Tools, Inc. to Debut StripFeeder Precision Rails for Micro-Components at APEX

Mar 09, 2016

Count On Tools, Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, has released a new accessory – the Precision Rails – for its award-winning line of StripFeeder products. The StripFeeder Precision Rails enable customers to take full advantage of the StripFeeder platform when running micro-components such as 0201s, 01005s and 03015s in 4 mm or 8 mm tape (paper or emboss).

Each StripFeeder Precision rail features machined lanes based on industry tape standards to securely hold the tape in place during the pick-and-place operation. With the additional support underneath the tape, the microscopic components do not see the violent movement as with some feeder systems. Ball detents located on one end of the rail hold the tape in place by the sprocket hole for part registration and repeatable pick-and-place applications. This means the user only has to teach the pick-up location one time and consistently reload the unit with the same parts over and over for longer runs.

Each StripFeeder Precision rail is designed to work seamlessly with current StripFeeder products and allow other standard 0.25" (6 mm) rails to be used on each side to increase lane capacity for prototyping to high volume production runs.

The StripFeeder system is compatible with most types of SMT equipment. The StripFeeder systems are a cost-effective way to load many components, including odd-form and custom components, without having to purchase expensive feeders. The quick-to-assemble, easy-to-install modules are designed for rapid loading of tape-and-reel components on existing SMT pick-and-place equipment. Additionally, the trays enable fast changeover between product runs without unloading from the machine.

The StripFeeder Precision Rails will be displayed for the first time at the IPC APEX EXPO in Las Vegas this March. Customers can stop by the Count On Tools booth (#2801) to see the new product.For more information about Count On Tools’ products and services, visit www.cotinc.com.
 


Count On Tools Inc., a precision component manufacturer specializing in all aspects of the machining industry, has been setting new performance standards in the SMT pick-and-place nozzle market since 1991. As the ORIGINAL source for high-quality, low-cost vacuum placement nozzles and associated consumables, they have pioneered with world-class development and process engineers that combine to ensure that innovation and competitiveness is applied to all of its extensive product range. The company also stands behind its products 100% with a full warranty. Count On Tools’ products are in use at many of the world's leading electronics manufacturing companies. Proven engineering expertise, coupled with the latest in design and manufacturing technology, has allowed the company to simplify the complexities of the industry and deliver a solution to its customers.

The company also maintains and supports a strong position in the hand tool industry, offering the highest quality hand tools in the world with PB Swiss Tools. These tools compliment any and all high-tech environments requiring optimum performance from both their equipment and technicians.

Feb 15, 2017 -

Count On Tools, Inc. Receives Its Third Service Excellence Award for Quality Products and Service

Jan 10, 2017 -

Count On Tools, Inc. Focuses on Its Four Core Precision Component Product Lines at APEX

Dec 09, 2016 -

Count On Tools, Inc. Breaks Ground on 5,000 ft.2 Expansion to Round Off its 25th Year

Nov 16, 2016 -

Count On Tools, Inc. Offers Lowest Prices of the Year on PB Swiss Tools Products for Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Sep 01, 2016 -

Count On Tools Extends Special Pricing on MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits

Aug 31, 2016 -

Count On Tools, Inc. to Exhibit with Panasonic at SMTAI as a Panasonic Total Solutions Partner

May 09, 2016 -

Count On Tools, Inc. Introduces the MYDATA Agilis Feeder Repair Set

May 02, 2016 -

Count On Tools, Inc. Offers Special Introductory Pricing on All MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits

Mar 31, 2016 -

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX

Mar 03, 2016 -

Count On Tools, Inc. Introduces ASM Siplace Metal Nozzle Magazines for AdoptSMT’s 7xx/9xx Series

171 more news from Count On Tools, Inc. »

Jun 22, 2017 -

PNC Inc. Invests in LED Laser Direct Imaging system from Miva Technologies

Jun 22, 2017 -

Addressing The Modulation of Light Output -- High Quality LED Manufacturing

Jun 22, 2017 -

Schleuniger, Inc. Receives 2017 Best of Manchester Award

Jun 21, 2017 -

Inovar Inc. Breaks Ground for New Facility on USU Innovation Campus

Jun 21, 2017 -

PNC Inc. Launches Design Webinar Series

Jun 21, 2017 -

Saelig Introduces Mercury™ T2C USB 2.0 & Power Delivery Protocol Analyzer With Type-C Connection

Jun 20, 2017 -

Europlacer Secures Fourth Award from Industry Analysts Frost & Sullivan.

Jun 20, 2017 -

In Memory of Jim D. Raby, PE

Jun 20, 2017 -

Micro-Focused IR Thermal Testing with PDR's Focused IR

Jun 20, 2017 -

SCS to Present ‘Using Conformal Coatings to Mitigate System Failures’ during upcoming Webinar

See electronics manufacturing industry news »

Count On Tools, Inc. to Debut StripFeeder Precision Rails for Micro-Components at APEX news release has been viewed 696 times

  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Industry News
  • »
  • Count On Tools, Inc. to Debut StripFeeder Precision Rails for Micro-Components at APEX
SMT Custom Nozzles

HeatShield Gel- thermal PCB shield during reflow