Industries Launches the New IQs™ Odd
Form Component Assembly System
2007, ANAHEIM, CA - CHAD Industries, Inc. has shipped
the first production IQs, the latest addition to its line of
industry?leading Odd Form Component Placement platforms. The
IQs provides a new lower-cost Odd Form circuit board assembly
solution, while maintaining the reliability CHAD customers
have come to expect.
The new IQs platform integrates all of the industry-proven
CHAD Odd Form patented technologies, including grippers, feeders
and clinching. The new IQs also takes advantage of the Adept
Cobra s600 robot which offered greatly reduced electrical integration
costs and improved cycle time.
"The IQs is a significant evolution in odd-form component
assembly systems,” said John Dulchinos, president and
COO of Adept Technology. “It utilizes the latest in high
performance robotic technology to provide exceptional value
and productivity for today's global electronics manufacturers."
“The IQs was built to keep pace with the continued pressure
to reduce cost and increase thru-put” said Scott Klimczak,
President of CHAD Industries. “The IQs was the natural
extension of the IQ product series, bringing the latest in
technology in a low-cost, production-ready machine.”
IQs integrates CHAD Industries’ patented PIE 3D
compliant gripper and patented single pin clinching mechanism.
In combination, these create the most cost effective, flexible
Odd Form insertion system in the industry, capable of handling
any Odd Form components without a tool change. The IQs is also
100% compatible with the full line of CHAD component feeders.
more information on the CHAD IQs, please visit the CHAD Industries
website at http://chadindustries.net/circuit_board_assembly/index.html,
or call us at 714-938-0080.