Xaar, a world leader in industrial inkjet technology, has announced the launch of its new printhead, the Xaar 1003 AMx for precise and controlled small drop (6-42 pL) functional fluid deposition. Ideal for the production of fine features, patterns and coatings, this new printhead is aimed at sectors such as advanced manufacturing, flat panel display, PCB, semiconductors and photovoltaics. The Xaar 1003 AMx combines highly accurate drop placement, consistent drop volume and high-frequency jetting with variable drop-size capability to deliver precise, functional fluid control. This is essential for the many applications which require tight regulation of coating thicknesses, precise patterns and management of substrate surface characteristics.
As with all of the Xaar 1003 family of printheads, this new addition incorporates Xaar’s TF Technology and Hybrid Side-Shooter architecture. This unique arrangement ensures that the printhead delivers “unrivalled reliability even in the most challenging industrial applications.” In addition, the Xaar 1003 AMx has a series of special internal and external coatings which enable the printhead to jet a range of corrosive and reactive functional fluids. Combined with TF Technology, these features ensure a long printhead running time with functional fluids, as well as reduced maintenance.
“The innovative advanced manufacturing-specific enhancements of the Xaar 1003 AMx Printhead allow the controlled deposition and management of functional fluids like never before,” said Xaar’s Senior Product Manager, Simon Kirk. “We continue to expand our advanced manufacturing range of printheads to encourage new partnerships and create new markets as part of the inkjet revolution.”