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(5/27/20) Is that the sun we see?

As some companies slowly start to get back to work and open factories that have been closed for a couple of months, it almost seems like we are coming out of hibernation. Smart Splice wants you to know that we’re here when you need us! We’ve been keeping stock of all your favorite tape splicing essentials and building our inventory weekly, getting ready for those that are heading back to work. We wanted to remind you that even though tape splicing products might not be foremost on your mind, it’s…

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(4/9/20) Smart Splice introduces Replacement Belts

Smart Splice is proud to announce this new product line of OEM Replacement Belts! In conjunction with many customer requests over the years to research and supply replacement conveyor and drive belts, From the onset, we knew the only way to keep our reputation as the best quality splicing materials supplier, and bring that into supplying these belts, was to go right to the source. So after much research, we found a way to supply the OEM belts (so they meet the original equipment specifications) across the complete spectrum of…

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(3/26/20) We are here for you!

We at Smart Splice wanted our friends, customers, sales reps, and possible new customers to know we are open for business! In these uncertain times we just wanted everyone to know that we are here for you and continue to ship product, samples, and work via phone and email. Smart Splice has been deemed an essential business because we supply and support major essential businesses. Since we are no longer able to visit our customers and meet face to face at local trade shows, we will be happy to help…

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(2/28/20) IPC/Apex 2020 Recap

As we look back at this years IPC/Apex Expo trade show, we can only say WOW! We had so many old friends and new acquaintances stop by our booth to say hello to “Professor Splice”, we just felt blessed to be there. The most used expressions by visitors to the booth were “I didn’t know there was so much to learn about tape splicing”, and “this new toolless splicing is going to revolutionize the tape splicing industry”! After the show we realized just how much the Professor will be on…

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(1/31/20) It’s time for IPC/Apex

The wait is almost over! Come join Smart Splice as we participate in the 2020 version of the IPC/Apex trade show this week in San Diego, CA. It’s the largest show of it’s kind in the US, and we are proud to be a part of this years show. Please come and meet Professor Splice and all of his associates in booth #2853. We will be displaying many new tape splicing solutions (plus complete training from our skilled staff at the show), our new drive belt solutions (if you have…

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(1/3/20) The Professor is always “IN”

Smart Splice will be exhibiting at this years IPC/Apex show in San Diego the 4-6th of February. Not only will you be able to see all the new leading edge tape splicing solutions that we offer, but we will be introducing our newest assembly line solutions as well. These will include new carrier tape extender rolls, empty reels of all sizes for re-reeling component tape, the “Shoe Wrapper”, and our latest drive belt solutions for all types of factory automation equipment. But wait, if you’re lucky you’ll get to meet…

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(10/2/19) SMTAI post show wrap up!

As we look back at last weeks SMTA International show, all we can think is how well all of our new tape splicing materials and the new “Shoe Wrapper” machine were received! Our customers (both old and new), other exhibitors, distributors, sales reps, and many old friends stopped by to compliment us on our new and exciting product range. The biggest hits of the show were the “Shoe Wrapper” (many who tried it wore the blue covers around the show floor), and our newest line of tape splicing materials with…

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(9/13/19) Meet the “Shoe Wrapper”

Smart Splice is proud to announce the first in a new line of PCB Assembly Line Solutions! The “Shoe Wrapper” is an automated shoe wrapping machine used for production lines, clean rooms, laboratories, hospitals, or anywhere else anti-static properties or cleanliness are a major concern. You will never need to bend over or sit down on a chair to put those pesky booties on again! All you do is step into the machine one foot at a time and the wrapper does the rest. It is available in 2 colors…

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(8/5/19) The simplest solution is usually the best.

With all the different splicing solutions that Smart Splice has to offer, there is something to be said for one of our easiest to use alignment jigs. This jig fits on the middle finger of the machine operator, and is used to align our new double edge splice tapes with the carrier/cover tape. The best thing is that it has no moving parts and can help to splice any type of carrier/cover tape, as well as any width of carrier tape from 8-72mm. Just head over to our web site…

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(7/11/19) To splice or not to splice?

Yes, I took a few liberties from William Shakespeare, but this is important enough that I don’t think he’d mind. For us here at Smart Splice LLC, this question is really not what you should be asking yourself (every Pick and Place customer should be splicing). Instead, you should really be asking yourself how much money you could be saving in this cost shaving environment! When pennies are starting to mean more and more as companies bid for new jobs, and try to lower the costs on jobs they may…

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(6/11/19) Tape splicing at the speed of light!

  Okay, Okay, so maybe not quite that fast, but still much faster than any tape feeder on your pick and place line. With so many options for splicing on-the-fly, you will never need to remove your feeders from your pick and place machines for splicing again. Smart Splice is yet again leading the market with the newest tape splices that include; double splice tape, clip and splice tape, double edge splice tape, and even the latest in our line-up, double edge splice tape with on board pin jig alignment!…

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(5/8/19) Scissors are so yesterday!

Are you still having issues with tape splicing jams on your tape feeders? Even using the highest quality tape splicing materials from Smart Splice, can’t guarantee a seamless splice on any size carrier tape if you don’t start with a perfect cut of that tape. That cut requires the use of an alignment system on the cutters you choose to use (not someone’s old scissors from their desk drawer). Smart Splice now has the widest selection of cutters available on the market today! There are three cutters that use the…

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