Count On Tools Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces the release of its compact ezLOAD 40 Series PCB Support System. With the recent increase of densely populated double-sided circuit boards, COT recognized the need for more affordable board support options in the electronics manufacturing industry. The end result is an innovative design that is not only easy to setup and install, but also offers industry-leading benefits to EMS companies and contract manufacturers worldwide.
The new ezLOAD 40 Series PCB Support System from COT features a 40 x 40mm extruded aluminum base and soft foam pad. The benefit of this compact design is to offer users the option to target more specific areas on builds with increased precision. It also offers users the capability of handling multiple board widths with greater versatility. The ezLOAD system not only reduces changeover times, but improves product build quality, increases revenues by providing significant cost savings, and can eliminate component damage during the assembly process.
COT’s ezLOAD PAD features active grip technology to securely hold boards during the assembly process. It protects components while allowing the boards to move freely through the assembly line and is ESD safe. With the basic universal design, there are no mechanical functions to fail. The system requires no air, electronics, or communication from the user. The magnetic locking base enables quick and easy installation. Other base designs are available for non-magnetic tables. Most importantly, the ezLOAD PCB Support System is affordable compared to competitive products on the market.
The ezLOAD PCB Support System is compatible with any SMT equipment, from pick-and-place to chip shooters, screen printers, dispensers, AOI, and more. It is extremely durable thanks to the soft, flexible design, and is proven to be reliable after testing in the most hazardous conditions. The ezLOAD PCB Support System is customizable depending on machine requirements, specialized components, or specific design application requirements. For more information about Count On Tools’ new ezLOAD 40 Series PCB Support System, visit www.cotinc.com/ezload.