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Benefit of GridLok screen printer ?

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#84103

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 4 January, 2020

Hi,

I am asked to review a screen printer to buy, and someone told me GridLok screen printer.

Can anyone advise me what benefits GridLok offer? And which models from which suppliers are recommendable?

Any advice will be appreciated. John

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#84104

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 5 January, 2020

Automatic Stencil printer, I suggest GKG G5 printer, price 20000USD and best quality in the world, sold thousands set already. please contact me by email sales@flason-smt.com for more information.

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#84105

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 5 January, 2020

I don't believe that there is a Grid-Lok stencil printer. Grid-Lok is a board support add-on product for placement and printer machines developed by Ovation Products [ Bethlehem, PA, USA, 1-855-GRID-LOK or +1-484-893-1028, info@grid-lok.com ovation-products.com] Currently, Grid-Lok is a subsidiary of ASM/DEK [ ASM Assembly Systems USA Inc. +888 768 4357 (press 2) smtparts.us@asmpt.com ]

So, I'd guess that the person making the recommendation to you was suggesting that you add a Grid-Lok to whatever printer that you acquire.

Production Solutions [ 12675 Danielson Court, 403, Poway, CA 92064; production-solutions.com 858-486-1088 F858-225-1881 info@production-solutions.com ] produces a product that competes with Grid-Lok.

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#84118

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 6 January, 2020

John,

our advice will be to get involved person that is the subject matter expert in this field for your company.

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#84119

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 6 January, 2020

Thank you Dave.

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#84120

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 6 January, 2020

Hi Evtimov,

Do you want me to contact a dedicated person ? If yes, please let me know the contact.

Regards, John

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#84123

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 6 January, 2020

I would recommend quik-tool. Jim Bernhard essentally the inventor of Grid lok left when they went to DEK. Started quik-tool, we use grid-lok in our printers, quik-tool in our Panasonic P&P instead of support pins. Like quik-tool alot more. JBernhard@quik-tool.com.

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#84130

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 7 January, 2020

Hello John,

We don't want you to feel offended in any way. Very often people are assigned to the wrong task. Picking manufacturing equipment is not as easy as picking a breakfast. There is a lot to consider when making the right choice. Later we end up with some weird choice and we wonder who picked it and why? From your post, it seems that you are not an expert in the field. If you don't have anyone in your company who can help, than hire an expert. On this forum you can find a lot of them. Good luck in your journey.

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#84131

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 7 January, 2020

Thank you Chris, I will contact Jim to have some info of his products.

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#84132

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 7 January, 2020

Thank you for your advice Evtimov.

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#84150

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 9 January, 2020

Dear John:

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#84172

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 11 January, 2020

I have worked with both Gridlock and conventional pin support mostly on DEK machines. Gridlock allows to reduce greatly changeover time in hi mix/low volume environment when switching sides on double sided boards. It also eliminates guesswork when manually placing pins. With conventional support on heavy populated boards, take care to place pins precisely, as they can damage parts on the bottom side, or make such a support unstable, compromising the print quality. Either way, with conventional pin support, an experienced operator will take no more than 5-10 min. to build a support for the board. Occasionally they can use acrylic templates with dots, or you can use mirror to verify placement. Most machines I have seen have three to five bars of gridloks between the conveyor rails, working in both manual or automatic mode. In my opinion it reduces changeover time, and prevents ruining parts on the bottom. The only drawback I noticed is occasionally dripping paste from a squeegee will stick to metal cylinders and eventually will prevent them from extending, so it needs to be periodically cleaned.

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#84176

Benefit of GridLok screen printer ? | 13 January, 2020

Thank you SilverLead. Have a great one !

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