At Cogiscan, it’s our goal to make collecting traceability data as quick, easy,
and painless as possible by utilizing automation and machine communication. Each manufacturer has their own unique processes and machine sets – and we leverage the industry’s largest collection of Co-NECT machine interfaces,
including hardware and software flexible enough to adapt to almost any electronics assembly environment, so we can customize the best way to capture data to feed your traceability system.2.1 - At the start of the SMT line is the screen printer.
As these machines typically don’t have a camera to capture the PCBA’s serial number, we usually add our Product Flow Controller
in front of this machine to get that data. Tracking and recording material details such as the stencil information and type of solder paste used, as well as process data such as squeegee speed, snap off speed, print direction, and underside cleaning.