Products, Materials + Tools | Mar 31, 2011

Christopher Associates and Shoda Techtron Enter LED Lighting Market with New Substrate Coating Technology

Christopher Associates Inc. announces a new solution for coating and sealing the edges of aluminum core LED panels. The UVP-630A edge coating system was developed by Shoda Techtron to automatically coat and cure chemically resistant coatings, protecting and sealing the substrate as it is processed through multiple steps.

The system comprises a loader, coating module and curing module that operate at speeds up to 25 m/minute. Moisture and chemical resistance are critical factors in the reliability of LED panels and the UVP-630A system addresses these issues with real-world production experience.
Shoda Techtron Corporation is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of automatic fabrication, scoring and cutting systems for high-technology materials including printed circuit substrates and laminates, flat panel displays, hand held devices, and glass.

About Christopher Associates:
Starting in a two-room office in 1977, the company quickly expanded as sales increased by focusing on technical service and an international product mix. By 1984, the Company had grown to become one of the leading suppliers to the printed circuit industry.
We believe the foundation of our success is our dedication to technical expertise, combined with an unmatched commitment to personal service.
At Christopher, we pride ourselves on providing the comprehensive solutions our customers need to compete in the demanding global marketplace. This starts with our in-house technical and support specialists. Always available, they provide expertise in a wide range of disciplines – from AOI and chemical engineering, to printed circuit manufacturing.
Today, our customer base includes over 1,200 companies worldwide in the Printed Circuit Fabrication and Assembly industries. We work side by side with our long-term equipment partners to deliver truly world-class technology. The products we represent are recognized as the premier solutions in their fields.
Whatever your challenge, we invite you to experience the leadership and expertise of Christopher Associates. You will find we have the know-how and access to the technical resources and equipment/instrumentation you need to excel.
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