Transition Automation, Inc.

Transition Automation is a pioneering company which develops and sells advanced Permalex Edge Metal Squeegees for SMT printing, and also precision SMT printing systems.

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment

Transition Automation, Inc. is the world's leading supplier of advanced squeegee technology for improving SMT print quality and production yield.  Our pioneering efforts have led to many patented and innovative enhancements which have allowed end-users to transition to ever finer and more advanced electronics devices.  We continue to develop improvements and are expanding our capabilities to include advanced printing systems, and thick-film and screen-printing enhancements.

Your Printing Process is Critical - Make an intelligent choice with Permalex Edge ®  Metal Squeegees

Permalex Edge Metal Squeegees are premium metal squeegees used for SMT and Microelectronics printing applications. Transition Automation, Inc. offers this outstanding line of products to enhance your electronics manufacturing and perfect your lead-free process. Your satisfaction is guaranteed by our no-questions-asked 30-day guarantee and expert customer service. At Transition Automation, Inc. Permalex squeegees are our only business.

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PrinTEK Ultra-Fine Pitch Benchtop SMT Stencil Printer

A highly refined and capable Ultra-Fine Pitch printer suited for all types of Fine Pitch SMT production. PrinTEK I MP-1818 embodies Transition Automation’s 20+ years of expertise in Fine Pitch SMT printing and squeegee design to ...

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PrinTEK Ultra-Fine Pitch Benchtop SMT Stencil Printer

PrinTEK I PPS - Manual SMT Stencil Printer

The PrinTEK i-PPS manual printer features a solid tooling plate shuttle for your pc board and a good stencil mounting platform. This printer is a very accurate tabletop printer with a precision Permalex edge hand squeegee. The equipment provides e...

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PrinTEK I PPS - Manual SMT Stencil Printer

PrinTEK I APS - Semi-Automatic SMT Stencil Printer

The PrinTEK I Model APS gives you exceptional fine pitch accuracy along with an open design for easy stencil loading and alignment. A precision R-Theta tooling plate is manually loaded and unloaded during the print cycle, and the squeegee stroke a...

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PrinTEK I APS - Semi-Automatic SMT Stencil Printer

PANASONIC SQUEEGEES - PERMALEX RIVETED SHIM ASSEMBLY FOR RUBBER SQUEEGEES

PANASONC Permalex riveted shim assembly for rubber squeegee with 20 degree angle - (5.92 - 7.87 inch) (151 - 200 mm)      PLX-PAN-A-6 PANASONC Permalex riveted shim assembly for rubber squeegee with 20 degree...

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PANASONIC SQUEEGEES  - PERMALEX RIVETED SHIM ASSEMBLY FOR RUBBER SQUEEGEES

PANASONIC SPP, SPPA, SPPD, SPPG1, SPPG3, SPPV - REPLACEMENT SQUEEGIE BLADES

Panasonic, Create, KME Squeegee Models - SPP, SPPA, SPPD, SPPG1, SPPG3, SPPV - replacement Permalex blade - (5.92 - 7.87 inch) (151 - 200 mm)      PLX-PAN-R2-6 Panasonic, Create, KME Squeegee Models - SPP, SP...

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PANASONIC SPP, SPPA, SPPD, SPPG1, SPPG3, SPPV - REPLACEMENT SQUEEGIE BLADES

PANASONIC SQUEEGEES MODELS - SPP, SPPA, SPPD, SPPG1, SPPG3, SPPV

PANASONIC squeegee holder and Permalex blade (select machine and machine size below includes paste retainers) - (5.92 - 7.87 inch) (151 - 200 mm)      PLX-PAN-[MOD #][SIZE]-6-PR PANASONIC squeegee holder and ...

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PANASONIC SQUEEGEES MODELS - SPP, SPPA, SPPD, SPPG1, SPPG3, SPPV

PANASONIC- SP10P-M, SP20P-M, SP22P-M, SP28, SP28P-D (H), SP60, SP60P-M, SP80 KME SQUEEGEES MODELS

Panasonic, Create, KME - SP10P-M, SP20P-M, SP22P-M, SP28, SP28P-D (H), SP60, SP60P-M, SP80 holder and Permalex squeegee blade - (5.92 - 7.87 inch) (151 - 200 mm)     PLX-PAN-T-6-PR Panasonic, Create, KME - SP10P-M...

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PANASONIC- SP10P-M, SP20P-M, SP22P-M, SP28, SP28P-D (H), SP60, SP60P-M, SP80 KME SQUEEGEES MODELS

Panasonic SP18 Permalex Replacement Blade

Panasonic SP18 Permalex Replacement Blade for Model SP18 - (5.92 - 7.87 inch) (151 - 200 mm)     PLX-PAN-U2-6 Panasonic SP18 Permalex Replacement Blade for Model SP18 - (7.88 - 9.84 inch) (201 - 250 mm)  &nbs...

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Panasonic SP18 Permalex Replacement Blade

Panasonic SP18 Holder & Permalex Blade for Model SP18

Panasonic SP18 Holder and Permalex Blade for Model SP18 - (5.92 - 7.87 inch) (151 - 200 mm)     PLX-PAN-U-6-PR Panasonic SP18 Holder and Permalex Blade for Model SP18 - (7.88 - 9.84 inch) (201 - 250 mm) ...

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Panasonic SP18 Holder & Permalex Blade for Model SP18

Panasonic SPG Permalex Replacement Blade

Panasonic SPG Permalex Replacement Blade for Model SPG - (5.92 - 7.87 inch) (151 - 200 mm)     PLX-PAN-V2-6 Panasonic SPG Permalex Replacement Blade for Model SPG - (7.88 - 9.84 inch) (201 - 250 mm)    &...

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Panasonic SPG Permalex Replacement Blade

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27 news releases »

Universal Permalex Squeegee Holder Assembly Fits Fuji NXTR SMT Printers

May 25, 2020 | Transition Automation, Inc. today introduces a new model of Universal Squeegee Holder designed to fit the advanced Fuji NXTR SMT printer platform. The Holder System is lightweight and incorporates the company's highly durable Permalex edge metal squeegees. The holders are able to receive bare blades with no holes or screws to remove. Additionally, they feature the latest "soft touch" paste retainers.

Hand Squeegee Stand Provides Better Hand Printing Process Control

May 18, 2020 | Transition Automation, Inc. today introduces a revised hand squeegee stand that improves the handling of solder paste for mission-critical R&D and Hand Solder Paste Printing environments. The stand serves to nest the squeegee at a specific angle to keep the solder paste bead stable on the blade during idle time between printing.The open regions around the stand provide easy access for operators to insert the squeegee into the holder. The holder also features scratch-proof nesting to keep the squeegee snug and in place if it is bumped or jostled.

Enhanced Squeegee QC with ID and Date Coding

May 12, 2020 | Transition Automation has introduced new product IDs that afford better quality control for squeegee end users. The company now applies indelible marking, which includes Date of Manufacture and Dimensional Part Numbers. The Date of Manufacture gives end users a better idea of product replacement cycles – which tend to be beyond one-year intervals. So date coding is deemed more important due to the long lifespan of the product.

New Web Site Dedicated to SMT Squeegee Blades

Apr 30, 2020 | Transition Automation, Inc. today announces the launch of a new web site dedicated exclusively to SMT squeegee products.

Transition Exhibits New Squeegee Innovations at APEX Booth #3321

Jan 10, 2020 | Transition Automation, Inc. will be showcasing SMT Squeegee Innovations at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO from February 4-6 in San Diego, California. Specifically, the company will have its new Fourth Generation “Soft-Touch” Paste Retainers and a new Advanced Ultra-Light Squeegee Holder as well as a third innovation: Layered Squeegee System for Stepped Stencils.

Advanced Squeegee Holder System for SJ Innotec SMT Printer

Dec 09, 2019 | Transition Automation, Inc. has added a new adaptor design to TA's wide-ranging selection for fitting into SJ Innotec SMT Printers. The new advanced holder assembly incorporates “Soft-Touch” Fourth Generation Paste Retainers, a lightweight squeegee holder body and the company’s highly durable Permalex edge metal squeegee. This new item is in stock bearing the part number PLX-SJI-S-xx-PR.

Transition Automation Partners with AdoptSMT in new European Distribution Agreement

Nov 12, 2019 | Transition Automation, Inc. today announced the appointment of AdoptSMT as the distribution agent for the full line of Permalex® Edge Metal Squeegee and Holder Systems, in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Eastern Europe regions. The company’s latest squeegee advancements will be showcased in Hall A3, Stand 181 at Productronica, scheduled to take place November 12-14, 2019 at the Messe in Munich, Germany.

Transition Automation Partners with AdoptSMT in new European Distribution Agreement

Nov 08, 2019 | Transition Automation, Inc. today announced the appointment of AdoptSMT as the distribution agent for the full line of Permalex® Edge Metal Squeegee and Holder Systems, in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Eastern Europe regions. The company’s latest squeegee advancements will be showcased in Hall A3, Stand 181 at Productronica, scheduled to take place November 12-14, 2019 at the Messe in Munich, Germany.

Transition Automation Introduces precision Permalex® Edge Squeegee for Magna-Print® Holder

Nov 29, 2017 | Transition Automation announces the introduction of a precision Permalex® Edge Squeegee for retrofitting Magna-Print® universal squeegee system holders. In response to requests from customers, Transition Automation developed a Permalex blade that includes a separate magnetic strip bonded to the rear side of the squeegee, enabling the Permalex squeegee to be quickly loaded and locked into the Magna-Print Holders.

Transition Automation Introduces First Bonded Blade Double-Edged Assembly for YAMAHA Single-Squeegee Printers

Nov 13, 2017 | In an industry first, Transition Automation has introduced a precision Permalex® Edge metal squeegee assembly designed to improve the printing performance of single-squeegee YAMAHA printers. The new squeegee assembly design eliminates fasteners altogether, constituting a major improvement over first generation Permalex assemblies for YAMAHA.

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