In the first half of 2013 DYCONEX AG invested into several pieces of equipment that will further enhance production technology providing optimized PCB solutions for customers.
The purchase of the field-proven Orbotech ParagonTM-9800 Laser Direct Imaging (LDI) system - as the third LDI system in production - is another step in pursuing our strategy to convert all exposure jobs to direct imaging.
The Sorin Group Cardiac Rhythm Management Business Unit (Sorin CRM) has honored DYCONEX as the best supplier for printed circuit boards in 2012. The prize was handed over in mid June 2013 as part of the annual supplier event in Clamart, France.
Medical Design & Manufacturing
February 11 - 13, 2014
Convention Center Anaheim, CA, USA
Hall E, Booth# 618
Following through with another investment milestone planned for this year, DYCONEX successfully installed new plasma desmearing equipment this month, replacing an existing unit which has admirably served it's task for many years. The new equipment greatly extends the envelope of capability and enhances applicability of the plasma desmearing process.
Plasma desmearing processes are typically applied after laser/mechanical hole generation or contour routing steps. Plasma desmearing serves to clean the PCB surface of laser burn residues and polymer smear that otherwise would hinder surface activation prior to electrochemical copper plating. Although chemically less aggressive than older units, the new plasma desmear will nevertheless provide improved plating quality by reducing nodule formation and virtually eliminating the occurrence of plating voids.
Last but not least, lot tracking and process control will improved. New speciality plasma treatments for improved bondability will be possible for products where resist stripping has hitherto been difficult.
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