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Moisture specialist Super Dry has launched new networking solutions for all dry cabinets regardless of age or manufacturer, enabling traceability for even the least automated of moisture control processes.
Ever increasing miniaturization of electronics, including thinner components and new materials has made the management of moisture sensitivity an increasingly critical element of product reliability. Manufacturers are being challenged to manage larger and larger volumes of parts in a controlled and traceable manner.
Super Dry has assisted numerous manufacturing facilities in pursuit of their 4.0 goals. The Dry Tower is a fully automated inventory logistics and tracking system. This includes not only maintaining the known whereabouts of tens of thousands of devices, but also tracking the status of their ambient exposure time, providing moisture-safe storage and floor life reset and delivery on-demand to assembly lines without operator involvement.
Not all manufacturing business believe they can afford such large scale automation, or have not yet or will not grow enough to warrant the investment. Their MSD management consists of one or many Desiccant Dry Cabinets and heated Floor Life Reset Cabinets which are manually loaded and unloaded. Nonetheless, the key essence of the 4.0 solution is available to them also. The same software that tracks and traces devices on and off the assembly floor is available for less automated environments as well. Discrete Desiccant Dry Cabinets of any age and from any manufacturer can be networked together, with all operating parameters available for tracking in real time and tracing back in time.
Super Dry MSL 2.0 software enables manufacturers of any size to comprehensively maintain control of all their component inventory, and particularly their moisture sensitive devices. Dry Storage Cabinets can be located at different points on a factory floor, or in different buildings across a manufacturing campus. At any location, operators scan components and PCBs into and out of discrete Safe Storage Cabinets and floor life reset Cabinets. The software automatically maintains accurate status of their location and floor life exposure and/or floor life reset status. These various locations can also include ambient atmosphere inventory warehouses storing unlimited floor life devices or components still in their MBBs.
About Super DryR
Delivering globally to the world's top tier OEM and EMS companies, and with over 3,000 installations, Super Dry Totech EU has become the industry measure for ultra low humidity storage cabinets. Proper control of moisture sensitive devices (MSDs) per IPC and JEDEC standards has become more critical than ever since the introduction of lead free and its higher reflow temperatures. Boasting 0.5% relative humidity control and the fastest recovery times, Super Dry cabinets are available in a wide range of sizes and configurations, all with certified performance control measures. For more information, click here.