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The Unique Benefits of Non-Contact Jet Dispensers

Posted by Emily Park on Dec 22, 2016 1:36:00 PM

This post is the first in a series about fluid dispensing systems.

A relatively new development in the world of fluid dispensers, the non-contact jet dispenser uses a jetting mechanism to drop fluids from a small height onto the substrate, so that the nozzle never touches the surface of the product.

While it’s not quite as precise as a pneumatic dispenser system in terms of creating thin lines, the jet dispenser is a great option for creating even coatings (such as underfill for circuit boards). Its more sanitary nature is also opening up new opportunities in medical research and pharmaceutical production lines.

Here are the unique benefits of non-contact jet dispensers:

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Topics: Fluid Dispensing

3 Advantages of Aluminum Extrusion Frames Over Welded Steel

Posted by Emily Park on Dec 12, 2016 8:20:34 AM


Whether you’re setting up automation equipment for a large assembly line or a workstation for a single employee, chances are you’ll need a metal framework to mount robotic parts, dispensers, or other automated assembly equipment. Many plant owners choose traditional welded steel structures for their strength and permanence. However, aluminum extrusion frames are also gaining in popularity, and for several good reasons.

Aluminum extrusion frames are a modular solution, consisting of bars of extruded aluminum with a unique T-slot design. A set of specialized connectors allow the purchaser to construct whatever structure he or she needs.

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Topics: Industrial Automation