Austin American Technology

Austin American Technology engineers and manufactures high performance cleaning systems. Our systems include batch and inline; aqueous and solvent; spray in air and spray under immersion with ultrasonics.

Manufacturer

AAT was founded in 1986, as a provider of hot gas rework systems and solder paste testing. In 1988, our focus shifted toward the high-end electronics cleaning segment with the introduction of the world's first automated stencil cleaner. In the 1990's, we developed several batch cleaning systems and were early adopters of closed-loop (zero-discharge) capability. During that period, we acquired the cleaning equipment division of ECD, offering batch systems that excelled in solvent and semi-aqueous-based cleaning.

In 2000, Austin American Technology became a market leader in inline cleaning systems with the introduction of the award-winning HYDROJET™ series. Patented cleaning and drying technologies were incorporated into an energy and space-efficient format to set new standards for performance and low cost of ownership. Building on this success, AAT introduced the MICROJET™ inline flip chip cleaner to provide high volume cleaning capability in a small footprint.

Austin American Technology Postings

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HydroJet™ Inline PCB Cleaners

Aqueous / Semi-Aqueous Inline PCB Cleaning Systems Durable Construction The HydroJet™ in-line system is constructed of high-density polypropylene for excellent chemical compatibility and long life. It h...

Cleaning Equipment

HydroJet™ Inline PCB Cleaners

NanoJet™ Inline PCB Cleaners

There is nothing else like it! Designed, patented, and manufactured in the USA, the NanoJet™ from Austin American Technology combines recent advancements made in conveyor driven cleaning systems into the world's smallest, full...

Cleaning Equipment

NanoJet™ Inline PCB Cleaners

Mega™ ION Batch PCB Cleaners

World’s First Cleaner & ROSE Tester Removes Fluxes Performs IPC ROSE Test Closed Loop Operation - No Drains Aqueous or Organic Solvents Stainless Steel...

Cleaning Equipment

Mega™ ION Batch PCB Cleaners

MicroJet™ Inline PCB Cleaners

Aqueous and Semi-Aqueous PCB Cleaning Systems The MicroJet™ Inline cleaning System with Progressive Energy Dynamics™ provides the highest level of SMT cleaning available on the market today. Progressive...

Cleaning Equipment

MicroJet™ Inline PCB Cleaners

X-Series PCB Stencil Cleaners

PCB Stencil & Misprint Cleaning Systems Austin American Technology's X-Series™ Vertical Format Batch Cleaning Systems provide maximum chemistry flexibility to meet a wide variety of applications. Aqueous, sapon...

Cleaning Equipment

X-Series PCB Stencil Cleaners

HydroJet™ SW - Solar Panel Cleaner

HydroJet™ SW Solar Aqueous / Semi-Aqueous Inline Electronic Cleaning Systems Breakthrough advances in cleaning technology bring Progressive Energy Dynamics to the HydroJet In-line Cleaning System resulting in unparalleled cle...

Cleaning Equipment

HydroJet™ SW - Solar Panel Cleaner

AquaTherm™ PCB Batch Cleaners

High Temperature, High Pressure Aqueous/Semi-Aqueous Batch Electronics Cleaning Systems Forget the limitations of the past and experience a batch system that offers multiple cleaning technologies for capability previously unachieve...

Cleaning Equipment

AquaTherm™ PCB Batch Cleaners

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Optimizing Batch Cleaning Process Parameters for Removing Lead-Free Flux Residues on Populated Circuit Assemblies

Sep 18, 2009 | Steve Stach, Austin American Corporation, Mike Bixenman, Kyzen Corporation

Electronic assembly cleaning processes are becoming increasingly more complex because of global environmental mandates and customer driven product performance requirements. Manufacturing strategies today require process equivalence. That is to say, if a product is made or modified in different locations or processes around the world, the result should be the same. If cleaning is a requirement, will existing electronic assembly cleaning processes meet the challenge? Innovative cleaning fluid and cleaning equipment designs provide improved functionality in both batch and continuous inline cleaning processes. The purpose of this designed experiment is to report optimized cleaning process parameters for removing lead-free flux residues on populated circuit assemblies using innovative cleaning fluid and batch cleaning equipment designs....

What Cannot Be Cleaned In a Stencil Cleaner

Sep 18, 2009 | Steve Stach, Austin American Technology

The stencil cleaner can be one of the most versatile tools on the manufacturing floor. It can be used to clean electronic modules in various stages of the manufacturing process. In fact, an automated stencil cleaner can clean just about anything you come up against in your PCB assembly process....

Using Hansen Space to Optimize Solvent Based Cleaning Processes for Manufacturing Electronic Assemblies.

Jul 09, 2009 | Steve Stach.

Sometimes you just cannot clean with water. Good examples of this are: circuits with batteries attached, cleaning prior to encapsulation, ionic cleanliness testing, and non-sealed or other water sensitive parts. High impedance or high voltage circuits need to be cleaned of flux residues and other soils to maximize performance and reliability and, in these types of circuits; water can be just as detrimental as fluxes. When solvent cleaning is called for, Hansen solubility parameters can help target the best solvent or solvent blend to remove the residue of interest, and prevent degradation of the assembly being manufactured. In short, using this approach can time, manufacturing cost and reduce product liability....

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Rochester Electronics Partners with AAT for Fully Open-Loop Batch Cleaning

Feb 25, 2022 | Austin American Technology (AAT) is pleased to announce that Rochester Electronics, the world's largest continuous source of semiconductors, has partnered with AAT for its batch cleaning needs and purchased an Aqua THERM™ 4.0.

Austin American Technology to Bring Award-Winning X Series 4.0 Stencil Cleaner to APEX

Jan 03, 2022 | Austin American Technology (AAT) will exhibit during the 2022 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Jan. 25-27, 2022 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The AAT team will showcase the redesigned X Series 4.0 Stencil Cleaner in Booth #2109. The X Series is a recipient of the 2021 GLOBAL Technology and 2021 Mexico Technology Awards.

Austin American Technology's Redesigned X Series Named Best Cleaning Equipment by GLOBAL Technology Awards

Nov 22, 2021 | Austin American Technology (AAT) is pleased to announce that it received a 2021 GLOBAL Technology Award in the category of Cleaning Equipment for its redesigned X Series Stencil Cleaner. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. during productronica in Munich, Germany.

Austin American Technology Expands into Brazil

Sep 06, 2021 | Austin American Technology (AAT) is pleased to announce that it has further expanded its brand into South America by adding Envoy Imp. Com. e Rep. Ltda. as its new representative / distributor in Brazil. Envoy has been representing SMT solution companies in Brazil for more than 28 years. The company is headquartered in Sao Paulo and has a north branch office in Manaus.

Austin American Technology to Attend SMTA Ohio

Aug 13, 2021 | Austin American Technology (AAT) today announced that it will attend the upcoming SMTA Ohio exhibition, scheduled to take place Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the Holiday Inn Strongsville in Strongsville, Ohio.

Austin American Technology Sees Strong Growth with New Director of Business Development

Jul 08, 2021 | Austin American Technology (AAT) is pleased to announce Justin Cody Worden's one-year anniversary as Director of Business Development. Worden oversees the Sales & Marketing Divisions while working closely with AAT's North American product representatives and distributors.

Mega ION® SA Now Available for Testing at KYZEN's Lab

Jun 23, 2021 | Austin American Technology (AAT) is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the installation of a Mega ION® SA at KYZEN's Applications Lab in Nashville, TN. The Mega ION SA is the perfect addition to KYZEN's Applications Lab for cleaning test requiring a semi-aqueous process. The Mega ION SA rinses with de-ionized water rather than using a solvent to both wash and rise.

Austin American Technology Adds NanoJet™ Inline Electronics Cleaning System to Virtual Demo Room

Jun 17, 2021 | Austin American Technology (AAT) is pleased to announce that it has added the NanoJet™ Inline Electronics Cleaning System to its Virtual Demo Room. The NanoJet delivers a high energy design less than 6ft in length.

Specialty Coating Systems and Austin American Technology Announce New Collaboration

Mar 30, 2021 | Austin American Technology (AAT) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a collaborative relationship with Specialty Coating Systems (SCS). SCS Ionic Contamination Test Systems set the standard of quality for the industry. Designed for fast and accurate ionic contamination cleanliness testing, the systems provide a precise, repeatable and rapid method for determining cleanliness and deliver immediate process control results, eliminating the need for outside laboratory testing.

Austin American Technology Modernizes Digital Presence with Clean New Website

Feb 18, 2021 | Austin American Technology (AAT) is pleased to announce that it has modernized its digital presence by upgrading www.aat-corp.com. The company has updated the website to the latest technology, just as it has with all AAT industry-leading cleaners for the last 35+ years.

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