SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

Virtual Industries Introduces New Low-Cost Vacuum-Tweezer Tool

Feb 09, 2009

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � February 9, 2009 � Virtual Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, introduces the self-contained manually operated PEN-VAC PRO-SERIES Vacuum-Tweezer for handling SMD packages, optics or other small parts during assembly. The tweezer has no vacuum hoses to get in the way and no batteries to replace.

This PEN-VAC� PRO-SERIES vacuum tweezer is sold with four cups and probes. Pick-up tip sizes are 1/8" (3.18 mm), 1/4" (6.35 mm) and 3/8" (9.53 mm) vacuum cups on bent probes and one straight probe with a 1/4" (6.35 mm) diameter vacuum cup.

The tool is made of all ESD-safe plastic materials. Operation is simple:

  1. Place a pick-up tip slightly smaller than the part on the front of the tool.

  2. Depress the button on the side of the tube to expel air from the tool.

  3. Place the cup flatly on the part to be picked up.

  4. Releasing the button now draws air back into the tool, creating suction. The part is now firmly grasped by the suction.

  5. Move the part to the desired position and push the button a second time to release the part.

Prices start at US $29.93 with quantities of 25 or more (order number V8910-9GR-B).

For more information, visit vacuumtweezer.com

About Virtual Industries Inc.

Founded in 1987, Virtual Industries Inc. is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO. For more than 20 years, Virtual Industries has been a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions to the world's high-technology firms. The company's patented ESD-safe products are used by CLASS I clean room personnel, electronics assemblers, semiconductor manufacturers, Universities and scientists globally. Virtual Industries' success has come from developing innovative manual vacuum handling tools and pick-up tips based on customer requests and customer feed back. These tools provide customer specific solutions that make assembly and processing operations more productive and ergonomic. For more information, visit the company store at vacuumtweezer.com.

Sep 23, 2019 -

Virtual Industries to Demo New AUTO-SHUT-OFF Feature for Its VACUUM TWEEZER™ Kits at SMTA Guadalajara

Aug 28, 2019 -

Virtual Industries Releases TV-1500A-ELITE TWEEZER VAC with AUTO-SHUT-OFF

Aug 27, 2019 -

Virtual Industries Launches New Series of VACUUM TWEEZER™ Kits with AUTO-SHUT-OFF Feature

Mar 31, 2019 -

Virtual Industries Provides Vacuum Tweezer Kits Ideal for Sensitive Optics and Lens Handling

Mar 21, 2019 -

Virtual Industries’ ADJUST-A-VAC® Is Ideal Solution for Handling Fragile Components

Nov 16, 2018 -

Virtual Industries’ ADJUST-A-VAC® ESD Safe Pick-and-Place Kit Selected by Mexico Technology Awards

Nov 06, 2018 -

Virtual Industries to Demo Award-Winning ADJUST-A-VAC® ESD Safe Pick-and-Place Kit at electronica

Oct 17, 2018 -

Virtual Industries wins Global Technology Award for ADJUST-A-VAC® ESD Safe Pick-and-Place Kit

Oct 15, 2018 -

Virtual Industries’ VC-3-075-AW-ESD VACULA 3 Kit with Barbed Anti-Wobble Fitting And 1 Cup

Sep 26, 2018 -

Virtual Industries Introduces the SERIES 3 PORTA-WAND™ ELITE Kit with 300 mm Wafer Tip

84 more news from Virtual Industries, Inc. »

Oct 16, 2019 -

Silvercar by Audi and East/West Manufacturing Enterprises Partner to Revolutionize the Rental Car Industry

Oct 16, 2019 -

Ersa Offers SMARTFLOW Training Course Oct. 30-31st

Oct 16, 2019 -

BTU International’s New Aqua Scrub Flux Management Technology at productronica

Oct 16, 2019 -

MIRTEC to Exhibit the Revolutionary APLHA 3D AOI System in the 3D AOI Arena, productronica 2019

Oct 16, 2019 -

Juki to Showcase the Ideal Manufacturing Line at productronica

Oct 16, 2019 -

KIC: #1 solution for turning heat into data at Productronica

Oct 16, 2019 -

SEHO to Show Innovations for Its Entire Range of Products at productronica

Oct 16, 2019 -

ZESTRON will be Exhibiting at SMTA Guadalajara Expo

Oct 16, 2019 -

Precision PCB Services, Inc. will exhibit at the International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference Exhibition

Oct 15, 2019 -

Valtronic Hires Two New Managers to Strengthen Team

See electronics manufacturing industry news »

Virtual Industries Introduces New Low-Cost Vacuum-Tweezer Tool news release has been viewed 300 times

Conformal Coating Machine under 40000

TWEEZER-VAC ELITE Vacuum SMD Tweezer Kit