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Mega ION® Automated Batch Cleaning SystemWins Mexico Technology Award

Oct 29, 2020

Austin American Technology (AAT) is pleased toannounce that it received a 2020 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Cleaning Equipment for its Mega ION® Automated Batch Cleaning System. The award was announced during a Virtual Awards Ceremony on Monday, October 26, 2020.

Todd Rountree, President & COO of AAT commented: “This award comes after just receiving the 2020 GLOBAL Technology Award for the Mega ION. It is a true testament to the system to be selected by two major industry award programs back-to-back. We are proud to offer this leading batch cleaner to our customers.”

AAT’s Mega ION® cleaning system is designed for solvent based, high reliability applications requiring product cleanliness verification (IPC ROSE Testing). It is used for final clean prior to conformal coat, encapsulation or other sealing operations used to protect electronic modules.

The Mega ION® is compatible with multiple solvents including but not limited to DI water, water alcohol mixtures, pure alcohol, evaporative hydrocarbons (like cyclohexane) commercial solvent blends not requiring a water rinse.

The MEGA ION® system operates in a closed-loop environment with wash bath life maintained through the use of an integrated ionic exchange filter system. This provides a rapid economic payback based upon solvent and solvent disposal savings combined with less maintenance downtime and high production uptime.

The Mexico Technology Awards acknowledge the latest innovations available in Mexico produced by OEM manufacturing equipment and materials suppliers during the last 12 months. For more information, visit

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AAT was founded in 1986, as a provider of SMT rework systems and process engineering testing services. In 1988, their focus shifted toward the high-end electronics cleaning segment with the introduction of the world’s first automated stencil cleaner. 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.  In 2013 AAT introduced the world’s smallest most efficient inline cleaner, the NanoJet®.

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