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SMTA Oregon Chapter
Date: Wed. Sept. 17th
Location: Axiom Electronics
Hillsboro, OR
Topic: Nano Coatings
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SMTA International 2014
Date: Sept.28 - Oct.2
Location: Rosemont, IL
Donald Stephens Conv. Center
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SMTA Puget Sound Chapter 
Date: Tues. Oct. 7th
Location: Cascade Engineering
Redmond, WA
Topic: Design for Mfg. Part 2


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DEK HawkEye™ offers high speed solder paste inspection
HawkEye™ is a print verification solution aimed at operators, not just process engineers. It’s fast to set-up and easy to understand, delivering high speed paste-on-pad verification to highlight insufficient paste and prompt corrective action. Thinner stencils, finer pitches and variations in board quality are just some of the features that increase the opportunity for bridges to form.  HawkEye’s capabilities can be extended even further with the launch of HawkEye Bridging. Driven by the next-generation Instinctiv™ V9 advanced machine user interface, HawkEye’s quick, easy set-up is complemented by bridge detection at the line-beat rate, ensuring maximum quality of delivery to downstream processes. Delivering comprehensive checking for bridging, this new tool ensures that defective prints are detected in real time.

DEK Hawkeye
NPM series offers high performance, zero loss changeovers
The NPM-W (Next Production Modular - Wide) is part of Panasonic's award-winning NPM platform for expanding and evolving electronics assembly needs.  Additionally, the numerous available placement head combinations and supply methods make it a versatile addition to any SMT manufacturing line--regardless of board size. An intelligent fluxing unit allows for PoP components from both tape and tray while providing the necessary feeder inputs. Process technologies such as 3D sensing and chip thickness sensing are also possible.  Progressive changeover, gang nozzle exchange and feeder anywhere allow for near zero loss changeovers.
Panasonic NPM Series
New SE600 3D SPI offers high accuracy, simple programming
The SE600 - CyberOptic's flagship 3D solder pase inspection system, is the most advanced, highest performance system ever.  As the #1 manufacturer of 3D SPI machines worldwide, CyberOptic's new SE600 brings together accuracy and world-class usability in a single platform making it the most ideal inspection tool for medical, military, avionics, and other top niche markets.  The award winning SPIv5.0 software offers revolutionary  features that enable incredibly smarter and faster inspection, as well as closed loop communication with many major brand screen printers for "on the fly" communication and print process control.
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