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Virtual Industries Introduces a New HANDI-VAC� Kit

Mar 02, 2009

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO � February 2009 � Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, announces HV-KIT-ESD, its HANDI-VAC� Kit With 4 Probes + Cups.

The HANDI-VAC Kit is static dissipative and uses conductive silicone vacuum cups. Each kit comes complete with one 1/8" and one 1/4" vacuum cups on bent probes as well as one 1/8" and one 3/8" vacuum cups on straight probes.

The HANDI-VAC kits are low-cost pick-and-place tools that fit into everybody's toolbox. Additionally, the kits are simple to operate:

1. Select a tip with a rubber vacuum cup on a probe that is slightly smaller than the part to be picked and placed.�Place the probe snugly on the tip of the HANDI-VAC tool.� Make sure that there is no dust on the rubber vacuum tip.�Virtual Industries' larger rubber vacuum cups can be placed directly on the HANDI-VAC tip without using a probe.

2.�Gently squeeze the HANDI-VAC bulb, place the soft suction cup squarely on the pick-and-place part, and then relax the squeeze. The part is now firmly gripped.

3.�Move the part to the desired location and a second squeeze of the bulb releases the part.

Applications for this tool include SMT parts, metal parts, plastic parts or any item with a smooth, nonporous surface that the rubber vacuum tweezer tip can seal against. This tool can be used with any of the company's rubber vacuum cups ranging in size from 3/32" (2.38 mm) to 3/4" (19.05 mm) in diameter.�Use the larger cups to pick up larger and heavier parts.

For more information about the HV-KIT-ESD, visit vacuumtweezer.com. Prices start at $14.95.

About Virtual Industries Inc.

Founded in 1987, Virtual Industries Inc. is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo. 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 at http://www.virtual-ii.com.

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