Altus Group Articles
Visitors to be introduced to MODI's equipment at Productronica
The visitors at Productronica will be introduced to a range of capital equipment from Altus’s portfolio of suppliers including the rereleased MODI relabeling station. The distributor of capital equipment for the electronics assembly industry in the UK and Ireland, has its own stand at Productronica in Munich this year where visitors can learn more about the most advanced capital equipment on the market.
productronica: Distributor highlights Total Line Solution
To promote the company’s Total Line Solution, Altus Group will be highlighting Yamaha’s latest equipment at Productronica in Munich (November 14-17). Altus, a distributor of capital equipment for the electronics assembly industry in the UK and Ireland, will have its own stand for the first time at the show, where it will be supporting principals like Yamaha by providing information and advice on a range of equipment.
Supporting bespoke desktop robots for automated soldering
Working close with its supplier, ATN Germany, Altus are now offering them full pre and post sales and engineering support for their range of bespoke designed desktop robots to address automated soldering which can grow with customers and their future requirements. ATN Germany produce a range of soldering solutions to automate tasks which cannot be completed using SMT production techniques.
Atlus officially handover equipment to Scorpion Automotive
Altus presented Scorpion Automotive at the What’s New In Electronics exhibition (WNIE) with the Yamaha Z:LEX YSM20 high specification, high output, dual gantry pick and place mounter, which was specifically adapted to meet the company’s requirements.
Pick and place mounter showcased at Birmingham show
The Yamaha Z:LEX YSM20 High Specification, High Output, Dual Gantry Pick and Place Mounter will be one of the products displayed by Altus Group at the What’s New in Electronics Exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham (May 9-10). Z:LEX YSM20 caters to different production processes required for a wide variety of products, and features the world's fastest mounting speed in its class (under optimum conditions) at 90,000 CPH.
Latest technical trends at the What’s New in Electronics Exhibition
Presenting a range of innovative products at the What’s New in Electronics Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham from 9-10th May, Altus Group will be on stand 125. The Yamaha Z:LEX YSM20 high specification, high output, dual gantry pick-and-place mounter will be one of the products on display, with the Altus team demonstrating its impressive capabilities.
Custom conveyor curing solution developed
The YJ Link’s installed base is continuously growing, and as it is doing so Altus Group has repeatedly come across customers who were unhappy with curing systems on the market today. Considering this, Altus has worked with YJ Link and the curing lamp suppliers (UV & LED) to develop ‘custom’ solutions to overcome the shortcomings of the existing systems.
Curtain nozzle enhances coating processes
The Rehm Thermal Systems VarioFlex is now on sale at Altus Group. It has been developed for highly selective conformal coating processes. With the increase in miniature components, the requirement for smaller tolerances between areas to be lacquered becomes more difficult. To address this problem Rehm have added the VarioFlex curtain nozzle to their Protecto system.
Bringing the curtain down on inaccuracy
Introducing customers to the new Rehm Thermal Systems VarioFlex, Altus Group has developed the product for highly selective conformal coating processes. With the increase in miniature components, the requirement for smaller tolerances between areas to be lacquered becomes more difficult. To address this problem Rehm have added the VarioFlex curtain nozzle to their Protecto system.
X-ray inspection system speeds real-time imaging
The product portfolio for the UK and Ireland at Altus Group has been strengthened by the addition of X-ray and CT inspection equipment developed and manufactured by Nikon Metrology. One such solution available from Altus is Nikon Metrology’s XT V 160, a high-precision, flat-panel based X-ray inspection system that facilitates real-time imaging and defect analysis of next-generation wafer-level, semiconductor device and PCBA applications.
Pick and place feature enhances dispense system
Altus Group is now offering its customers in the UK and Ireland GPD Global’s automated dispense systems which in response to customer demand, now have an integrated Pick & Place capability. GPD Global, a manufacturer of precision fluid dispensing systems for high-volume 24/7, low-volume/high-mix, and R&D production, have expanded the performance of its automated dispense systems.
Altus join Koh Young at electronica
Joining Koh Young at electronica this year is Altus Group, and can be found at hall 1 booth 358. There will be a number of systems presented at the exhibition including the Zenith full 3D AOI System which measures the true profilometric shape of components, solder joints, patterns and even foreign material on assembled PCBs with patented 3D measurement, overcoming the shortcomings and vulnerabilities of traditional 2D AOI.
Connecting with customers in a successful technology day
Joining forces to host a seminar which welcomed over 30 companies to this one-day event were Altus Group and Accelonix. CoNEXTions Technology Day held at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, looked at SMT production and test equipment for factories of the future, with a total of eight seminars presented from global suppliers.
Companies collaborate for production/test event
Two distributors of capital equipment for electronics assembly, Altus Group, and Accelonix, have collaborated to host CoNEXTions: SMT Production and Test Equipment for factories of the Future on September 29 2016. The all-day event will be held at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), located in Coventry.
SMT production and test equipment showcased at the MTC
Leading distributors of capital equipment for electronics assembly, Altus Group and Accelonix, have collaborated to host CoNEXTions: SMT Production and Test Equipment for factories of the Future on 29th September 2016. The all-day event will be held at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), located in Coventry.
Coventry venue hosts production, test collaboration
Altus Group and Accelonix have collaborated to host CoNEXTions: SMT Production and Test Equipment for factories of the Future at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Coventry (Sept 29). The all-day event showcases the very best in innovative manufacturing, test, manufacturing software and inspection equipment through presentations and demonstrations, along with a guided tour of the venue itself, which boasts a premier conference suite and l...
Altus collaborates with MTC to develop next generation manufacturing systems
Altus has joined forces with the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry to create new automated production and optical inspection equipment for the factories of the future. The MTC site itself, home to the Koh Young Zenith AOI system, will be supplying additional equipment later in 2016.
Altus to showcase recent technical market trends
Altus Group will be exhibiting at the National Electronics Week (NEW) show in Birmingham from 12-14th April where it will display the latest technical trends on the market including 3D AOI and SPI inspection equipment; Post AOI review; Wave Soldering; THT AOI and Board Handling systems.
Altus showcases solutions in Farnborough
Altus Group welcomed many visitors to the annual three-day Southern Manufacturing and Electronics exhibition in Farnborough from 9th to 11th February by showcasing its latest range of ”state of the art” manufacturing and inspection equipment, for the SMT assembly industry from world leading manufacturers.
Altus to demonstrate AOI at Southern Manufacturing
Altus Group is once again exhibiting at the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics show from 9-11 February. The company plans to demonstrate some of the latest technical trends on the market including 3D AOI and SPI inspection equipment.