DDM Novastar's LS60V-LED - a New Solution for LED Placements for Short to Medium Run SMT Assembly

King of Prussia, PA - June 24, 2011DDM Novastar's LS60V-LED

DDM Novastar, Inc short to medium run SMT and PCB assembly is pleased to announce the release of its LS60V-LED Automated SMT LED pick and place machine. The LS60 V-LED specifically addresses customers' requirements for longer LED panel lengths, LED package nozzle dimensions and material selection, and utilized DDM Novastar's proprietary touchless centering system, providing placement rates of up to 4800 cph. The new LS60V-LED handles panels up to 800mm in length and is available with an array of nozzles designed for the most common LED packages from CREE, Nichia, and Philips Lumileds and Luxeon. Custom manufactured nozzles are available to address a customer's specific application needs.

The DDM Novastar LS60V-LED is capable of placing 0201s, SOICs, 15-mil pitch QFPs and CSPs, BGAs, and microBGAs. In addition to the machine's industry leading, easy-to-learn operating system, the LS60V-LED incorporates the precision and repeatability required by today's demanding LED package assembly and prototyping applications.

"We have developed the LS60V-LED to address an unmet need among our customers looking for LED placement solutions for their short to medium SMT assembly runs," states John Malboeuf, Vice President, Global Sales. "We are currently in the process of delivering and supporting LS60V-LED machine installations around the world."

About DDM Novastar

DDM Novastar, Inc, was established in 2011, following the close of APS Novastar, LLC. Many of the key people from APS were then hired by DDM Novastar to continue the legacy started by APS in 1981. The former APS Novastar company was the recipient of a 2009 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award. With most of the same key people in place, DDM Novastar expects to continue in their footsteps, as the global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of OEM equipment for the short to medium run surface mount technology (SMT) and printed circuit board (PCB) markets.

DDM Novastar's products include stencil printers, automated pick and place robots, reflow ovens, wave and selective solder equipment, component counters and lead forming equipment. DDM Novastar's experienced team has installed over 20,000 product solutions in the telecom, defense and aerospace, security, transportation, automotive, medical device and diagnostics, personal computer, display and academic markets. For more information, visit www.ddmnovastar.com or call +1.610.337.3050.


Bob Voigt
DDM Novastar Inc.
Phone: 610-337-3050 x205
Fax: 610-337-1700
Email: rvoigt@ddmnovastar.com

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