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Matrix USA has launched a new electrostatic panel cleaner. The new system can be used in several PCB processes to remove loose surface debris using “no-touch” electrostatic neutralizers and high-pressure air knives. Most importantly minimal maintenance and no consumables will be required.
“Cleanliness is playing a more significant role in the PCB manufacturing success. Due to the continuing miniaturization of circuit features, it is now essential that dust, dirt and human touch be eliminated from the process. Many uses in the PCB shop will include film lamination, direct imaging, sm application, legend application, and layup panels, including copper, prepregs, and CCL laminates where applicable,” says Fred Long, business development with Matrix.
For more information about the products, click here.
About Matrix USA Inc.
Committed to the motto, “Quality Products, Dependable People”, Matrix was established in 1977 with the objective of providing quality raw materials to the North American printed circuit board industry. Matrix has four rapid-response warehouses located throughout the US and Canada that fulfill high quality, fast delivery, and custom orders daily. For further information, click here.
Stig Källman, ERICSSON with Happy Holden, I-CONNECT007
The material toolbox idea first came up when I saw the IPC appendix list for standard 1-ply stack-ups. The idea is to make a very simple bill of materials, specifications and notes, and possibly use the same prepreg/resin in the laminate and in the core.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
ICT technical director Bill Wilkie is well-known for choosing notable venues for Institute of Circuit Technology events, and his choice for this year’s Annual Symposium was the National Motor Museum, located in the village of Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest, a national park in the county of Hampshire in Southern England. The region is known for its heathland, forest trails and native ponies.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
For this first issue of Flex007 Magazine, we interviewed John Talbot, president and owner of Tramonto Circuits. Headquartered in metro Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tramonto manufactures flexible and rigid PCBs for a variety of industry segments. Editors Andy Shaughnessy, Patty Goldman and Stephen Las Marias asked John to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the world of flexible circuits, and some of the trends he’s seeing in this market.