Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) ("Kulicke & Soffa", "K&S" or the "Company") today announced the expansion of its Advanced Copper Solution (ACS) Series Capillaries, with the addition of ACS Max TM and ACS Lite TM. The ACS Series of capillaries are based on the Company’s advanced material development and deep-rooted application knowledge. This family of capillaries offers production benefits for various copper wire bonding applications and has been expanded to serve the broader copper market:
- The ACS ProTM, first launched at SEMICON Taiwan in Sept of 2013, is the best fit for ultra-fine pitch and advanced copper wire bonding applications with a bond pad pitch range of 40-69 microns.
- The new ACS MaxTM is targeted for advanced package carrier families, such as mid-pin count QFP, QFN, PPF, uPPF and leadframes with a bond pad pitch range of 70-120 microns.
- The new ACS LiteTM is targeted for low-pin count applications, such as discrete & powered integrated circuit applications using large wire diameters and a bond pad pitch in excess of 120 microns.