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First production ready Rainbow Process Line shipping to China

The first fully production ready Rainbow Process Line has now been taken apart, crated up and picked up for transport to South China, where it will be installed at a leading PCB manufacturer in the coming weeks.

Rainbow launch new Verification System

New to market is the Rainbow Verification System, which brings fast and easy inspection of back to front registration of printed images using a high precision camera system. The standard system is designed for corner inspection and can both display and output the collected information.

Shirai Electronics Install Panda in Zhuhai Factory

Japanese company Shirai Electronics have recently installed a Rainbow Panda coating machine at their PCB manufacturing facility in Zhuhai, China. At this facility all phototools used for production are now coated using the Rainbow Panda Coater. Smartron (Suzhou City Huayang Electronics) have also installed a Panda coater.

HKPCA Show a Busy One for Rainbow Technology

The HKPCA show in Shenzhen, China in December proved to be a busy few days for Rainbow as many potential customers where keen to hear about the status of the first production build of the Rainbow Process Line, which is due to be shipped to China during January. There was also a lot of talk … Continued

Production Ready Rainbow Line Nears Completion

The first fully production ready Rainbow Process Line is nearing build completion at our facility in Glasgow, Scotland. This machine is destined for China and is capable of processing up to 180 double sided inner layer panels per hour at sizes up to 24″ x 22″.

Panda Coating Solves Soldermask Sticking Problems

Rainbow’s Panda Coater applies a slip coating to phototools that ensures excellent release from soldermask, extending the life of the phototools and improving the yield. The coating is hydrophobic, scratch resistant and chemically resistant, allowing easy handling and cleaning and protecting the phototools from dimensional instability normally caused by changes in humidity levels. The coating … Continued

Desktop Prototyping System

The Rainbow Desktop Coating System was designed to bring the benefits of Rainbow’s solvent free wet resist to customers with small scale manufacture or research and development requirements. The machine can also be used for other coating and laminating applications. The system has a working area of 18” x 12″ (457mm x 305mm). For further … Continued

Scottish Business Honours Nomination

Following the success of winning the local Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce award for Innovation and Technology, Rainbow has now been shortlisted at National level for Most Innovative Business! The award ceremony will take place on September 11th in Edinburgh.

New China Sales Manager

Hao Liu has joined the Rainbow sales team as the Sales Manager for China. Hao is a Chinese national originally from Shenyang, now living in Scotland and travelling back to China regularly. Hao will play a key role in one of the most important regions for Rainbow.

Rainbow Present at ICT Meeting

Rainbow Technology Systems Design Engineer Alastair Bennett gave a presentation at the recent Institute of Circuit Technology meeting at Hayling Island. The presentation was based on etch resists, considering current technology and comparing to 100% solids liquid etch resist. To view a video of the presentation click here

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