Nordson DAGE

The leading provider of award winning bond testing equipment and continues to invest significantly in research and development to remain at the cutting edge of bond tester technology.

Inspection, Test Services

Dage was founded in 1961 and is a market leader in its chosen markets of Semiconductor and PCBA Manufacture. It has an award winning portfolio of Bondtester and X-ray Inspection systems for destructive and non-destructive mechanical testing and inspection of electronic components.

With its self-contained R&D facilities, Nordson DAGE has developed world-leading products for testing wire bonds on semiconductor packages such as BGA, Chip Scale Packages (CSP) and other electronic components. More recently Nordson DAGE has been heavily involved in the testing of the newest technology 300 mm wafer bump shear.

Nordson DAGE has developed an excellent suite of award-winning X-ray inspection equipment targeted at both the Semiconductor and PCBA markets.

Control of the patented core technology of X-ray tube manufacture ensures that the high-resolution X-ray will detect, identify and measure even the smallest of features. Nordson DAGE's high precision, state-of-the-art inspection equipment when joined with their sophisticated software offerings, ensure that the equipment is simple to use.

Dage was acquired by the Nordson Corporation in 2006.

Dage has an excellent, wholly owned distribution and support network of seven offices covering Europe, Japan, China, Singapore, and the USA, and maintains representative offices in other territories.

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Quadra™ 7 X-ray Inspection System

At the cutting edge of X-ray inspection performance, Quadra 7 shows you features and defects as small as 0.1µm, non destructively. Quadra 7 is the X-ray inspection and failure analysis tool of choice in a wide range of industries...

Inspection

Quadra™ 7 X-ray Inspection System

XD7500VR Jade FP - Flat Panel X-Ray Inspection System

New system delivers high technology in cost effective platform. Nordson DAGE, the only X-ray company whose focus is on X-ray electronics inspection, offers the Nordson DAGE XD7500VR Jade FP X-ray inspection system that uses the latest ...

Inspection

XD7500VR Jade FP - Flat Panel X-Ray Inspection System

XD7600NT Diamond X-ray Inspection System

The ultimate choice for obtaining the highest magnification X-ray imaging. The unique Nordson DAGE NT maintenance-free, sealed transmissive type of X-ray tube provides 0.1 µm feature recognition and up to 10 W of power.  Plu...

Inspection

XD7600NT Diamond X-ray Inspection System

XD7600NT Diamond Flat Panel X-ray Inspection System

Ultimate Flat Panel X-ray Inspection System The Nordson DAGE XD7600NT Diamond FP X-ray inspection system uses the latest technology, flat panel detector to provide the ultimate choice for the highest quality real time ...

Inspection

XD7600NT Diamond Flat Panel X-ray Inspection System

XD7600NT Ruby X-Ray Inspection System

The Benchmark for Demanding Production Applications. Nordson DAGE, the only X-ray company whose focus is on X-ray electronics inspection, offers the Nordson DAGE XD7600NT Ruby X-ray inspection system as the benchmark system for the mos...

Inspection

XD7600NT Ruby X-Ray Inspection System

XD7600NT Ruby FP - Flat Panel X-Ray Inspection System

With 2 megapixel radiation resistant flat panel detector, XD7600NT Ruby FP is the first choice for live imaging and demanding applications. Nordson DAGE, the only X-ray company whose focus is on X-ray electronics inspection, offer...

Inspection

XD7600NT Ruby FP - Flat Panel X-Ray Inspection System

XD7800NT Ruby XL - Large Board X-Ray Inspection System

The Solution for Large Board Applications Nordson DAGE, the only x-ray company whose focus is on x-ray electronics inspection, offers the Nordson DAGE XD7800NT Ruby XL x-ray inspection system as the optimum solution for large boards. T...

Inspection

XD7800NT Ruby XL - Large Board X-Ray Inspection System

Xi3400 Automated X-ray Inspection System

Automated 2D & 3D inspection, variable magnification, high defect detection, low false calls, fast throughput, quick set-up. The Xi3400 is the latest addition to Nordson’s comprehensive range of test and inspection eq...

Inspection

Xi3400 Automated X-ray Inspection System

XM8000 Wafer X-ray Metrology Platform

Fast Automatic X-ray Measurement of TSVs, MEMS and Wafer Bumps for Voiding, Fill Level, Overlay & Other Critical Dimensions. Measuring the Invisible™ This new platform takes the market-leading capabilities from No...

Inspection

XM8000 Wafer X-ray Metrology Platform

Paragon™ Bond Testing Software

Nordson DAGE’s intelligent bond testing software Paragon™ takes bond testing to the next level. Its highly intuitive and configurable interface provides quick and easy access to advanced functionality, such as automatic GR&R calcu...

Test Equipment - Bond Testers

Paragon™ Bond Testing Software

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Common Process Defect Identification of QFN Packages

Jul 23, 2019 | David Bernard @ Dage Precision Industries, Bob Willis @ ASKbobwillis.com

The Quad Flat Pack No Leads (QFN) style of leadless packaging [also known as a Land Grid Array (LGA)] is rapidly increasing in us e for wireless, automotive, telecom and many other areas becaus e of its low cost, low stand-off height and excellent thermal and electri cal properties. With the implementation of any new package type, there is always a learning curve for its use in design and processing as well as for the Process and Quality Engineers who have to get to grips with the challenges that these packages bring. Therefore, this paper will provide examples of the common process defects that can be seen with QFNs /LGAs when using optical and x-ray inspection as part of manufacturing quality control. Results of trials conducted on four PCB finishes and using vapour phase and convection reflow will be discussed....

Modern 2D / 3D X-Ray Inspection - Emphasis on BGA, QFN, 3D Packages, and Counterfeit Components

Sep 16, 2010 | Evstatin Krastev, David Bernard

With PCB complexity and density increasing and also wider use of 3D devices, tougher requirements are now imposed on device inspection both during original manufacture and at their subsequent processing onto printed circuit boards. More complicated and de...

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DAGE AssureTM,the New Intelligent X-ray Component Counter from Nordson ELECTRONICS SOLUTIONS, Wins NPI Award

Feb 06, 2020 | DAGE is proud to announce that it was awarded a 2020 NPI Award in the category of Test and Inspection – AXI for its AssureTM X-ray Component Counter. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

New DAGEProspector™ Micro Materials Tester Impresses with a 2020 NPI Award

Feb 06, 2020 | DAGE, part of Nordson ELECTRONICS SOLUTIONS,was awarded a 2020 NPI Award in the category of First Article Inspection for its new DAGE Prospector™ Micro Materials Tester. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

Exceed Testing Demands with the New Nordson DAGE Prospector™ Micro Materials Tester

Dec 10, 2019 | Nordson DAGE announces the launch of its new Prospector™ Micro Materials Tester. The flagship system has the most advanced mechanical testing technology in the DAGE product line, giving it new levels of test flexibility. Its capabilities cover the widest range of test scenarios for micro-components and devices. Developed by Nordson DAGE’s in-house R&D team, Prospector™ enables the full characterization of any device by combining mechanical testing with four other complementary test months – Electrical, Thermal, Acoustic and Optical. These unique combinations give researchers and new product development engineers the ability to test across a wide range of micro applications including coatings and thin films, medical devices, micro-electronics, composites, plastics and fibres.

Nordson’s latest acquisition, optical control recognized as one of Germany’s fastest growing technology companies

Dec 05, 2019 | Optical control, now part of Nordson DAGE, has received the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award. optical control was recognized for its significant sales growth over the last four fiscal years [2015-2018]. Optical control has been on the market since 2013 with an X-ray scanner and the corresponding intelligent software technology, which makes it possible to count electronic components contact-free and fully automatically. The optical control technology, developed in-house, made a significant contribution to this sales growth.

Introducing AssureTM, the New X-ray Component Counter from Nordson DAGE

Nov 06, 2019 | Nordson DAGE is proud to announce the launch of AssureTM, the most intelligent, simplest, fastest and most reliable way to implement live component inventory management into your organization.

Nordson DAGE Assure Component Counter Wins Mexico Technology Award

Oct 25, 2019 | Optical control announces that it was awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Component Counting for the Nordson DAGE Assure™ component counter. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 20918 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Nordson Corporation’s latest acquisition, optical control, to show component counter with automatic loading/unloading at SMTAI

Aug 21, 2019 | optical control, now part of the Nordson Corporation will exhibit at SMTA International. The company will demonstrate the Nordson DAGE Assure™ component counter in Booth #700.

Nordson DAGE Launches Explorer one Compact X-ray Inspection System

May 15, 2019 | Nordson DAGE announces the launch of the Nordson DAGE Explorer™ one super compact X-ray inspection system. Designed specifically for the electronics industry with Nordson DAGE’s unique integrated imaging technology, the new Explorer one offers market leading image quality allowing features as small as 2 µm to be seen. Typical applications include BGA reflow inspection, PTH solder fill inspection, counterfeit component screening, cable quality inspection and QFN and QFP solder quality.

Nordson DAGE’s Complete Solution for Automated On-Wafer Bondtesting Recognized with a Global Technology Award

Nov 16, 2018 | Nordson DAGE announces that it was awarded a 2018 Global Technology Award in the category of Test Equipment for its 4800 INTEGRA Automatic Wafer Bondtester. The 4800 is the complete solution for automated on wafer bond testing ensuring virtually operator free testing. It is specifically designed for advanced high-density interconnects in both front and back-end applications and utilizes recent advances in operator free technology. The Global Technology Awards recognize and celebrate innovation in electronics manufacturing. Premier products based on the finest examples of creative advancement in technology are chosen by a distinguished panel of industry experts and the Award was presented to the company during a ceremony that took place during SMTA International.

Inspect Wafers Straight from the FOUP with the New Nordson DAGE Quadra® W8 Automated Wafer X-ray Inspection System

Oct 09, 2018 | Nordson DAGE announces the launch of Quadra® W8, a versatile lab-based solution for wafer-level inspection offering industry-leading magnification and image quality. Integrated dual port EFEM provides complete wafer protection by removing any manual wafer handling so operators can inspect wafer level quality directly from the FOUP.

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