Posts Tagged ‘Equipment’

GWT Adds New Equipment with Yamaha Pick & Place Purchase

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Golden West Technology has purchased a state of the art pick & place machine from Yamaha/Amistar Automation—specifically the Yamaha I-Pulse M20. The machine is Yamaha’s newest and most powerful machine technology… allowing for a new level of quality, speed, ease of use, and true flexibility to be obtained by our automated pick and place operation. GWT thanks Yamaha/Amistar for this incredible piece of new equipment and their expertise in getting it up and running very quickly!

GWT Enhances ROHS2 Compliance Program

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With ROHS2 requirements kicking in for medical customers in Europe this year, Golden West Technology is responding with suitable programs to comply and excel in an ever demanding environment. GWT has one major medical customer already conducting a full product transition and we have the proper procedures and mechanisms in place to comply with a knowledgeable purchasing office, a reliable material certification collection system, and a strong team to address more demanding audit visits to come.

GWT Adds Enhanced X-Ray Inspection Capability

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GWT has just acquired a CR­Technology, CRX-2000 x­ray machine that immediately upgrades our present capability. This machine has a larger x­ray chamber comparatively speaking and the ability for 360 degree rotation and 30 degree tiit aliows for better overall viewing and inspection.

GWT Acquires More Equipment

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  • EKRA E4 Screen Printer — This is a fully automatic screen printer that provides for more accurate and reliable application of solder paste to the pads on the circuit board. GWT now has a full complement of automatic, with no further reliance on manual app|ication…for all of its SMT assembly lines.
  • Fuji GL5 Glue Machine — GWT upgraded our previous machine forward a couple of generations from a GL2 to GL5, thus allowing for faster and more consistent application of pcb adhesive when required for assembly.
  • Fuji IP3 Fine Pitch Machine — A Fuji IP3 was acquired with very low hours in order to upgrade the reliability over our previous 1P3 machine. Better planarity with this machine allows for flatter more secure pins and improved overall placements.

Closed Loop Water System Installed!

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A closed loop water system from AKS offers many benefits to the Company as well as the local community and environment. GWT instantly becomes a more efficient consumer of water resources. Furthermore, the new system helps us achieve higher level cleanliness of assemblies on behalf of our customers. Lastly, this approach is so much more environmentally conscious in that tainted, dirty water is no longer dumped into the public drainage system.