APS Novastar’s LS60V-LED – a New Solution for LED Placements for Short to Medium Run SMT Assembly
APS Novastar, LLC (http://www.ddmnovastar.com), a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of OEM solutions for short to medium run SMT and PCB assembly is pleased to announce the release of its LS60V-LED Automated SMT Pick and Place machine. The LS60V-LED specifically addresses customers’ requirements for longer LED panel lengths, LED package nozzle dimensions and material selection, and utilizes APS Novastar’s proprietary touchless centering system, providing placement rates of up to 4800 cph. The new LS60V-LED handles panels up to 800mm in length and is available with an array of nozzles designed for the most common LED packages from CREE, Nichia, and Philips Lumileds and Luxeon. Custom manufactured nozzles are available to address a customer’s specific application needs.
The APS Novastar LS60V-LED is capable of placing 0201s, SOICs, 15-mil pitch QFPs and CSPs, BGAs, and microBGAs. In addition to the machine’s industry leading, easy-to-learn operating system, the LS60V-LED incorporates the precision and repeatability required by today’s demanding LED package assembly and prototyping applications.
“We developed the LS60V-LED to address an unmet need among our customers looking for LED placement solutions for their short to medium SMT assembly runs,” states John Malboeuf, Vice President, Global Sales. “We are currently in the process of delivering and supporting LS60V-LED machine installations around the world.”
About APS Novastar
APS Novastar, LLC, established in 1982 is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of OEM equipment for the short to medium run surface mount technology (SMT) and printed circuit board (PCB) markets. APS Novastar’s products include stencil printers, automated pick and place robots, reflow ovens, wave and selective solder equipment, component counters and lead forming equipment. APS Novastar has installed over 20,000 product solutions in the telecom, defense and aerospace, security, transportation, automotive, medical device and diagnostics, personal computer, display and academic markets. For more information on APS Novastar LLC, visit http://www.ddmnovastar.com or call +1.215.938.1000.