Koh Young Launches Neptune C+ for Dispense Process Inspection at SMTAI


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Koh Young, the industry leader in True3D™ measurement -based inspection solutions, is excited to announce the launch of its new Neptune C+ for dispensing process inspection (DPI) in booth 3319 at SMTA International being held November 1-4, 2021 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota. As the Premiere Sponsor for SMTA International, Koh Young America is excited to reconnect and collaborate in-person, while ensuring COVID safety protocols are implemented and upheld for your health and ours.

Neptune C+: Industry’s first True3D In-Line Dispense Process Inspection (DPI) Solution

Conformal coatings protect electronics from moisture, debris, corrosion, and add s mechanical stability to reduce failures and improve harsh environment reliability. But what if the coating is too thin or defective? Failure!

Traditional laser-confocal and electron microscopes only measure three-dimensional shapes and cannot inspect transparent materials. The penetration depth is just too shallow. Optical systems use UV light , but only for simple 2D presence.

Our L.I.F.T. technology (Laser Interferometry for Fluid Tomography) delivers non - destructive 3D inspection to precisely measure wet/dry fluids, including material thickness – all at production speeds. Based on low-coherence interferometry, LIFT employs Near-Infrared Light (NIR) to capture images through multiple layers of a fluidic structure regardless of transparency. 

As such, the Neptune is the industry’s first 3D optical inline measurement solution for transparent material inspection. With its integrated flippe r, intuitive programming, and machine-learning algorithms, it allows manufacturers to explore the depths of its process using 2D, 3D, and cross-section views to accurately identify defects at full production speed.

With advanced algorithms to teach inspection parameters, Neptune accurately measures materials for coverage, thickness, and consistency using a user-defined threshold setting. It also inspects bubbles, cracks, and other defects – even “keep out” areas with 50-micron splash marks.

Besides coatings, it measures underfill, epoxy, bonding, and more to deliver an accurate measurement of transparent, translucent, and pigmented materials. The system is currently suited for acrylic, silicone, polyuret hane, water-based, UV- cure, and hybrid coatings. The Neptune is the industry’s first True3D optical measurement solution for transparent material inspection and solves a long-standing industry challenge.

To learn more about these award-winning technologies from Koh Young, visit us at SMTA International in booth 3319. You can register to attend the in -person conference and exposition at smta.org/mpage/smtai. If you cannot attend, you can still learn more about our best-in-class inspection solutions at our regional website www.kohyoungamerica.com.

Be sure to check out the free 12-part Webinar Series Converting Process Data Into Intelligence, presented by Koh Young experts Joel Scutchfield and Ivan Aduna and download Koh Young's free eBooks The Printed Circuit Assembler’s Guide to... SMT Inspection: Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond published by I-Connect007.

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