Thursday, September 03, 2009
Printing Is No Witchcraft
Press release, September 03, 2009
Perfect solder paste printing is neither coincidence nor witchcraft, but a question of the correct materials and technologies. Essemtec, Koki and Koenen are organizing a printing technology day that will highlight the interaction of paste, stencil, machine and design. The event takes place in Maarssen, Netherlands, on September 30th, 2009 and is free of charge.
Target audience is everybody interested in SMD printing technology: Beginners, who need a basic knowhow and advanced users, who wish to update their knowledge to state of the art technology.
The right match of the printing machine, stencil, paste and PCB design will make the difference between a cost effective, high quality printing and an expensive, accidentally good result. The technology day will cover all these aspects and explain the influences and interactions.
Gordon Clark, Director Global Support of Koki Company Ltd. will point out what is the right paste for which process. He will give an overview about available pastes and show the differences. He will highlight state of the art technologies and give an outlook to future developments.
Christian Koenen GmbH is a leading manufacturer of printing stencils. The presentation of Lothar Pietrzak, Director Sales, will demonstrate the characteristics of a good stencil and will explain the influences to printing quality and reproducibility.
Peter Müller, Area Sales Manager of Essemtec AG and Tom van Tongelen, Managing Director of Essemtec Benelux will show how to save money when buying a printer but not to save on quality. They will summarize the differences and the applications of manual, semiautomatic and automatic printing equipment. Printing machines will be in place for live demonstrations and specific questions.
The technology day will take place on September 30th, 2009 in the „Outdoor Inn“ center in Maarssen, Netherlands. The entry, all presentations and the complimentary lunch is free of charge.
However, subscription is mandatory and requested before September 15th.