Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 13, 2010

Count On Tools Announces Expanded LED Nozzle Series

Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces the expansion of its LED nozzle series. By working closely with the LED component manufacturers, Count On Tools guarantees secure picking of all fragile components and accurate placement on circuit boards.

Count On Tools’ LED nozzle series is available for all types of SMT pick-and-place equipment and tooling.

Recent growth in LED technology and solid state lighting has provided the electronics manufacturing industry with viable solutions for today’s electronics devices. As a result, companies in the surface mount technology (SMT) industry are expanding their manufacturing capabilities to meet this demand.

The range of new and potential applications for LEDs in electronics is practically endless. Count On Tools has realized this trend and worked to develop a line of nozzle designs that will allow customers to accurately and consistently place LEDs with its existing SMT pick-and-place equipment.

Through cooperation with its customers, Count On Tools has expanded its current offering of custom LED nozzles for the following LED component suppliers:
• American Opto
• CREE
• Edison Opto
• Lumileds (Philips),
• Luminus (PhlatLight)
• Luxion (Rebel)
• Nichia
• Osram Opto
• Sharp
• Seoul Semiconductor (P4)
• Vishay

According to Curt Couch, President of Count On Tools, Inc., “Count On Tools understands that in order for our customers to remain competitive in today’s market, they must be able to cut costs while simultaneously maximizing the capabilities of their SMT assembly equipment to prevent costly investments in new equipment or increased labor from hand placements of odd-form components. This line of custom LED nozzles allows us to help customers achieve better placement with odd-form components in their machines while saving them money.”

All nozzles are guaranteed to function properly with the original equipment. Every nozzle manufactured by Count On Tools comes standard with a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. If any customer is not 100 percent satisfied with the performance or quality of a product, Count On Tools will replace it or offer a full refund.

About Count On Tools Inc.:
Count On Tools Inc., a precision component manufacturer specializing in all aspects of the machining industry, has been setting new performance standards in the SMT pick-and-place nozzle market since 1991. As the ORIGINAL source for high-quality, low-cost vacuum placement nozzles and associated consumables, they have pioneered with world-class development and process engineers that combine to ensure that innovation and competitiveness is applied to all of its extensive product range. The company also stands behind its products 100% with a full warranty. Count On Tools’ products are in use at many of the world's leading electronics manufacturing companies. Proven engineering expertise, coupled with the latest in design and manufacturing technology, has allowed the company to simplify the complexities of the industry and deliver a solution to its customers.
The company also maintains and supports a strong position in the hand tool industry, offering the highest quality hand tools in the world with PB Swiss Tools. These tools compliment any and all high-tech environments requiring optimum performance from both their equipment and technicians.

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