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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oct 23, 2017 | After making a manual solder paste print with a Permalex hand-held metal squeegee, what do you do with the squeegee? You can’t continue to hold it, and it could make a mess if you put it down on the workbench. Now, Transition Automation Inc., known globally as the innovative creator of Permalex® metal squeegee blades and PrinTEK series benchtop SMT printing machines, announces a simple, neat solution in the Permalex Hand Squeegee Holder.
Oct 10, 2017 | Transition Automation announces the launch of the revolutionary PrinTEK AP-3624-V advanced benchtop large-area stencil printer. The new PrinTEK AP-3624-V boasts a 32” x 24”print area (813mm x 610mm), a load-unload-reload repeatability of better than +/- 1mil (0.001”), and can be equipped with a with a Vision option for very high precision setup. The printer itself weighs less than 500lbs. (226Kg) due to the smart use of lightweight composite materials in its design.
Oct 11, 2015 | Transition Automation announces a new high performance product line for pump printing applications. The Permalex-Pro “R” series is a reinforced blade assembly which enables high speed continuous operation for extended high volume SMT printing. The new process developed by Transition Automation adapts a steel rod to the non-printing edge of the squeegee which aids the user in handling and assembly and improves the straightness and durability of the squeegee during customer installation and operation. The new product is available for delivery in 3-5 days A.R.O.
Oct 08, 2015 | Transition Automation announces a new high performance product line for pump printing applications. The Permalex-Pro "R" series is a reinforced blade assembly which enables high speed continuous operation for extended high volume SMT printing.
Jan 28, 2015 | Transition Automation announces the availability of Permalex Universal Holder and Blade Assemblies for installation on Ekra Serio printing systems.
Jan 28, 2015 | Transition Automation, Inc., announces the availability of Permalex Universal Holder and Blade Assemblies for installation on Ekra Serio printing systems. The new adaptor system is compatible with the quick install system used in this in-line printer system. User’s who wish to employ the Permalex Edge metal squeegees for long life SMT printing may now do so on this platform. The part number is: PLX-EKR-U-xx-PR, and is in stock for immediate delivery. These holders feature sliding paste retainers, optional spring loaded paste retainers, and long life Polymer infused Permalex blades.
Jun 12, 2014 | Transition Automation today releases the latest tooling upgrade for the PrinTek family of benchtop SMT printers. The new system provides quick flexible pin positioning and locking for the easy setup of printer production runs.
Jun 12, 2014 | Transition Automation today unveils a new paste retainers design which improves the management of solder paste within the printing area. The new product "SPR" helps eliminate leakage of solder paste out of the print area by way of a floating spring supported paste retainer attached to the end of the squeegee holder.
Feb 11, 2014 | Transition Automation will attend the Apex IPC trade show in Las Vegas. Transition's booth #1237 will exhibit the latest PrinTEK System MP1818, and a full line of Permalex Edge Metal Squeegees and Universal Holder Systems for retrofitting top brand In-line SMT printers manufactured throughtout the world.
Oct 02, 2013 | Transition Automation announces a further refinement of the PrinTEK line of benchtop SMT printers. The enhancement gives users greater control of the Z-height adjustment that is critical for achieving high quality fine pitch printing.
Oct 21, 2011 | Transition Automation has released a line of squeegee holders specifically tailored for Advanced Screen printing applications including Solar Cell Conductor printing, Conductive Epoxy Printing, PC board nomenclature printing, solder mask printing, and Conductive Resist printing.
Sep 21, 2008 | Transition Automation recently appointed Loriot Industrial Company, Ltd. as the exclusive distributor for Vietnam.
Aug 14, 2008 | North Billerica, Massachusetts, USA � Metal Squeegees are a key innovation in SMT manufacturing which give way to high productivity and volume output with minimal equipment downtime and product quality loss. Despite their small size and overall cost, they remain a critical and often overlooked element in the planning and implementation of SMT production. Distinct specifications are required for metal squeegee implementation compared to operations that have rubber or plastic squeegees in use. This paper presents design guidelines and information to assist engineers in the transformation to high-quality metal squeegee based SMT line production.
Apr 07, 2008 | Transition Automation, Inc. is unveiling for the first time the Permalex Paste Manager, a Self-Cleaning Squeegee System based on a microprocessor controlled torque actuators.
Dec 17, 2007 | Transition Automation successfully introduced and demonstrated a new generation of its award-winning Self-Cleaning Squeegee System, the Permalex Paste Manager® at the recent Productronica show.
Oct 30, 2007 | Transition Automation announces the completion of a comprehensive squeegee selection and ordering guide. The guide is the most comprehensive squeegee catalog ever produced and includes a listing of thirty different SMT Printing machine models, manufactured around the world.
Jul 24, 2002 | Easy pin placement and visibility enhance in-line printer repeatability. Transition Automation introduces off-line flexible pin support systems for in-line printing.