At the expo, Optomec will display next generation 3D printed electronic devices used in consumer electronics, semiconductor packaging and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Also in the WKK booth, Optomec will showcase a video highlighting the use of Aerosol Jet technology in mass production at the LITE-ON Mobile Mechanical SBG (LITE-ON) factory in Guangzhou, China.
For more than one year, multiple Aerosol Jet production systems have been operating 24x7 at LITE-ON printing conformal electronics onto millions of consumer electronic devices. Since the printing process requires no plating or special resins, logistics are simplified and production costs are lowered. Examples of Aerosol Jet printed sensors and antennas will also be available for inspection.
Additionally, on April 26, Dr. James Q. Feng, principal engineer at Optomec, will deliver a presentation titled “Aerosol Jet-The Enabling Technology for 3D Printed Electronics.”
Dr. Feng will explain how Aerosol Jet technology is used by a wide variety of industries to directly print functional electronic circuitry and components onto low-temperature, non-planar substrates, without the need for masks, screens or plating.
The Aerosol Jet process utilizes an innovative aerodynamic focusing technique to collimate a dense mist of material-laden micro droplets into a tightly controlled beam to print features as small as 10 microns or as large as several millimeters in a single pass. A wide assortment of materials can be printed with the Aerosol Jet system including conductive nano-particle inks, polymers and epoxies, along with dielectrics, ceramics, and bio-active materials. For more information on Optomec solutions for 3D printed electronics click here.
NEPCON China is a prestigious professional trade platform and exhibition focused on SMT (surface mount technology) and EMA (electronics manufacturing automation). It brings together more than 450 brands from the electronics manufacturing industry around the globe with innovative equipment, materials, and system integration solutions covering such areas as SMT, electronics manufacturing automation, welding, dispensing, spray coating, testing and measurement.