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Publication Date: 04/1/2011
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Christopher Unveils New Inspection Solutions
Multi-camera AOI system from Marantz.
Santa Ana, CA — Christopher Associates is introducing new and exciting inspection solutions and assembly products. First in line is the new Marantz iSpector U22XHMA Multi Camera AOI System, a brand new nine camera system developed for superior detection of lifted components and leads. Also new from Marantz, the iSpector U22X Large Format AOI System developed for large panels up to 21.6 x 31.5-in. (549 x 800mm) incorporates the company's full color inspection capability for both SMT and through-hole components.

From Koki Company, Ltd., Christopher is introducing a new SO1X7C48 High Reliability Low-Silver Lead-Free Solder Paste — a new, patented low-silver paste that meets the most demanding industry requirements at lower cost.

Japan Unix is introducing the new Optolaser LSX Laser Soldering System incorporating on-axis AOI and precise thermal management. The unit is an accurate high-speed system developed for advanced robotic soldering processes. It can be configured to meet in-line, workstation or offline requirements.

The new Tagarno MAGNUS HD High Definition Benchtop Inspection System is a manual inspection system developed for very high resolution, large-field inspection of bare printed circuit boards, printed circuit assemblies, medical devices and other applications where accuracy and ultra-clear image reproduction is critical.

The VacuNest Universal Shape Memory Tooling from Novatec is flexible and can be transferred between different machines if desired. The system supports thin substrates very well and end of line yields typically improve significantly when the technology is installed. VacuNest can be fitted to any printer, dispenser or placement machine.

Contact: Christopher Associates, 3617 W. MacArthur Blvd., Santa Ana, CA 92704 714-979-7500 fax: 714-557-6904 E-mail: Web:

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