Experts at Technical Resources Corporation will display products from the following companies:
Tropical Stencil is a local source for "High Quality Laser Cut Solder Stencils" and "High Quality PCBs." In business for more than 15 years, the company features same-day turnaround in many cases to meet the most demanding schedules (www.tropicalstencil.com).
DEK, the world's largest screen printer manufacturer, will demonstrate the High-Density Grid-Lok tooling module, VectorGuard frame and foil, Nano ProTek stencil treatment technology, "Cyclone" stencil cleaner, and breakthrough "ProActiv" squeegee technology that redefines the stencil aperture area ratio (www.dek.com).
Vitronics Soltec is a global leader in reflow, wave soldering and selective soldering systems. The company will discuss the latest advances in reflow with its XPM3i platform, latest wave technologies with the new DELTA platform and latest Model 6746 selective soldering systems. John Norton also will host a technical session on an educational review of the selective soldering process. He will cover all aspects of "point-to-point" and high-speed dip processes, pros and cons of each, wetted and non-wetted nozzles, and reasons to move the board vs. the solder pot, as well as an open forum with a question and answer session (www.vitronics-soltec.com).
Assembléon America, a leading supplier for pick-and-place machines, will feature its latest intelligent feeder solution. At the core of its latest MC Series of placement machines, this architecture supports "feeder anywhere," automatic pitch adjustment, a single feeder for 12 and 16 mm tapes, inventory control functions, automatic tape cutting functions, up to 126 feeder locations in less than 5 ft2, traceability, offline feeder setups, highest pick rates with pickup position correction, reliable 01005 handling, status indicators, and more (www.assembleon.com).
Other product highlights will include NPI kitting options from Inovaxe, the Manual Virtual Prediction (MVP) system from KIC, vapor phase reflow and rework from R&D Technical Services, low-pressure molding systems from Cavist, batch defluxing systems from Aqueous Technologies, assembly and test software modules from Mentor Graphics' Valor Division, smart handling solutions from Bliss Industries, BGA rework and X-ray solutions from VJ Technologies, new no-clean and lead-free chemistries from Henkel Technologies, in-line cleaners from Austin American Technology, depaneling solutions from IPTE, and wave solder pallets and tooling solutions from Pentagon EMS.
In addition to the above-mentioned companies and products, Technical Resources Corporation will have information about all of its product lines available. For more information, stop by the booth at the SMTA Space Coast Expo or visit http://www.trcflorida.com.
Technical Resources Corporation was founded in 1993 by Frank Mascetti, after serving the electronics industry in Florida and Puerto Rico since 1981 with such firms as Westinghouse, Racal-Milgo, Tektronix, and GenRad. TRC maintains a "value-added" approach to providing total solutions for electronics manufacturing, test, in-process inspection and repair of electronic assemblies.