Nordson DAGE Wins a 2011 Global Technology Award for its XD7600NT Diamond FP X-ray System

4000Plus Bondtester Pad Cratering System also recognised as Best in Class in the Test Equipment Category

29 Nov 2011

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK – November 2011 - Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN), announces that it has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of Inspection Equipment – X-ray for its XD7600NT Diamond FP X-ray inspection system. The award was presented to the company during ceremony that took place at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany during Productronica 2011. This was the second award of the night for Nordson DAGE having also been recognized for its 4000Plus Bondtester Pad Cratering inspection system in the Test Equipment category.

Phil Vere, Managing Director Bond Test said “We’re delighted to receive the award. This technique opens up a range of tests previously not possible – with a very simple, fast test procedure within the new Paragon™ software. It is recognition of the hard work and dedication of our development team.”

The new Nordson DAGE 4000Plus Hot Bump Pull system is a totally industry unique solution, conforming to IPC-9708 as well as JEITA ET-7407A. It is fully integrated into a single load cartridge on a standard 4000Plus system. Heating and cooling stages and a pin clamping mechanism are integrated into the single load cartridge.

The 4000Plus Bondtester represents the new industry standard in bond testing with unsurpassed data accuracy and repeatability.  Nordson DAGE bond test technology meets the requirements of emerging test applications including ribbon pull, pad cratering using hot pin pull, bend and fatigue testing. The 4000Plus bondtester uses the next-generation Paragon™ software providing semi-automatic test routines, automatic GR&R calculation, unique database search engine wizard and superior data reporting.

Keith Bryant, Global Sales Director X-ray Systems commented “Year upon year the winning of awards such as this confirms Nordson DAGE X-Ray Systems remain at the forefront of technology. The winning of this prestigious award is the result of the commitment shown by the whole Team at Nordson DAGE to stay ahead of the competition.”

The Nordson DAGE XD7600NT Diamond FP is the ultimate flat panel X-ray inspection system with QuickView CT. The inspection system utilizes the latest technology, flat panel detector and proven feature recognition capability to provide the ultimate choice for the highest quality in X-ray imaging on the market today. 

Equipped with the unique Nordson DAGE NT maintenance-free, sealed transmissive X-ray tube, providing 100 nanometer (0.1µm) feature recognition and up to 10 watts of power, together with the 3 mega pixel long lifetime CMOS flat panel detector, the XD7600NT Diamond FP is the crystal clear choice for the greatest performance and highest magnification of real-time imaging.

Premiering in 2005, the Global Technology Awards program is an annual celebration of product excellence in electronics surface mount assembly. Premier products based on the finest examples of creative advancement in technology are chosen by a distinguished panel of industry experts.