New 0402 Long-Life Ceramic Nozzle

New 0402 Long-Life Ceramic Nozzle

December 11, 2014 – You might ask, “What’s the difference between this nozzle and the older conical 0402 ceramic nozzle?” Simply put, we think this latest design is a far superior option. Here’s why… Life span: Instead of a thinner walled nozzle tip that you’ll...
Are Your SMT Machines ESD-Safe?

Are Your SMT Machines ESD-Safe?

October 25, 2014 – “There is no such thing as an ESD-safe machine without an ESD-safe nozzle.” Universal Instruments was a pioneer in ESD-safe (Electrostatic Discharge) machinery and tooling, so when an opportunity to validate this investment presented itself…...
Universal Instruments’ LED Pick & Place Best Practice

Universal Instruments’ LED Pick & Place Best Practice

September 24, 2014 – The latest-generation LEDs are a full-time obsession for our custom tooling experts. Not too long ago, we might receive a few LED nozzles and tooling requests each year… now, we receive hundreds. The advancement of LED technology has brought...
Universal Instruments’ New SMT Nozzle Cleaning Solution

Universal Instruments’ New SMT Nozzle Cleaning Solution

Using a poor SMT nozzle cleaning process or improper cleaning agent result in unsatisfactory pick and place performance, shorter nozzle lifespan and increased operating expense. Universal Instruments just launched our nozzle cleaning solution to ensure peak nozzle...