Hi-Q has invested in a Ledia SD-53 from Ucamco. Selected primarily for its precision, front-to-back registration reliability and its unbeatable soldermask capabilities, this 5-head 3-wavelength system will be used to image inner- and outer-layer dry films and soldermasks.
With Ledia, Hi-Q knows it can guarantee its clients even better service, perfect quality features with virtually no undercut, and robust, stable soldermask dams even on its finest sub-50 µm HDI boards.
Hi-Q's decision to purchase its Ledia system followed careful benchmarking tests, during which Ledia's performance put it head and shoulders above the rest. The results were impressive, but before investing in its future, Hi-Q decided to ask a real expert, a leading European PCB manufacturer and Ledia owner, how the technology stacks up in real life. In open, honest discussions with the shop-floor operators who know Ledia best, Hi-Q got the confirmation it needed that Ledia is simply the best direct imaging technology on the market in terms of real-time reliability, repeatability and production quality, but also for its throughput speed, unsurpassed uptime, and low operation costs
The new Nano AF-100 opto-electronics system for Ucamco’s plotter line achieves unparalleled minimum feature sizes. Typical applications are chemical milling, security printing, holograms, flat panel displays. The Nano-AF has a spot size of 1.3 µm and resolutions up to 101,600 ppi, resulting in and effective minimum features size on film of 4µm. The auto focus system keeps the feature size tolerance below 1 µm over an area of 47X63 inches. A multi-core, 64bit FlashRip exposes a 18X24 inch film at 101.600ppi in 15 minutes.
ELVIA, the largest French PCB Manufacturing Group , invested in a second Ledia direct imager, for inner, outer and soldermask production in the Coutances plant. After surveying the market it became clear the Ledia 3-wavelength optics allows ELVIA to offer unsurpassed quality, especially for soldermask. It supports the groups’ strategic objective to offer a unique “one stop shop” PCB solution with all technologies and services available.