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Metal Stencils

 

If you are looking for precision engineered high quality high nickel content stainless steel metal stencils for your business, then BEST Inc. is the place to be. We supply different types of metal stencils including framed, frameless and prototype stencils. All metal stencils in our stencil product range are reliable and durable. The cut quality of our stencils is assured as modern high precision lasers are used to cut the smallest of apertures. Our metal stencils are designed using your exact criteria with our SMT engineers providing guidance on how the stencil needs to be designed for optimal performance and release characteristics. So, if you need high quality metal stencils in a timely fashion make sure you choose BEST Inc.

Tension™ material has very smooth sidewalls resulting in  superior release properties

While many developers and assemblers can procure the same equipment and tools, the difference in making sure your prototypes are completed depends on your ability to get a reliable quick turn stencil in your hands. From the professional and trained inside project managers, to the laser technicians handling the project to the professional and friendly personnel at BEST make the difference. The close working relationship between prototype builder and the design team is crucial for success. BEST has the experience in communicating with the design community in an efficient, courteous manner which makes the quick turn of metal stencils possible.

BEST is capable of quickly getting you a check plot and a precision, high quality in your hands. With our wide range of industry experience on complex package device and rework stencils we have the knowledge to get the job done.

We are constantly developing new methods for printing problems. See our article on SMT stepped stencil printing for NPI.

As part of this development BEST is now offering the most common metal stencil thicknesses using a new high performance “Tension™” material as standard.

End users have reported that this Tension™ material has:

  • Increased transfer rates on ultrafine pitch devices
  • Increased print yields
  • Reduced defects created by printing defects
  • Increased transfer efficiency by 5-10% over existing products

Printing of Solder Paste Performance- Tension™ , Standard Stainless Steel and Standard Stainless w/nano-coated surface-1206 Components

This Tension™ material appear to be better or equal to ultra fine grain, nano-coated high frame tension stencils. (APEX 2017). This same study concluded high tension material outperformed nano-coated small grain structure stainless for a variety of component sizes. In summary this study indicated that the high tension stencil material provided the most consistent and best print volume performance. Tension™ material is good from print #1 onwards unlike nano-coated stencils whose effectiveness wears off over time –

Printing of Solder Paste Performance- Tension™ , Standard Stainless Steel and Standard Stainless w/nano-coated surface-0402 Components

More information on this material can be found here.

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