Virtual Industries Introduces New Vacuum-Tweezer Tool

The VWWB-2A series of ESD-safe Push Button Wand Kits is ideally suited for handling substrates such as individual photovoltaic cells during the manufacturing process.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO September 2010 Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, introduces the VWWB-2A series of substrate handling wands.

Virtual Industries' ESD-safe Push Button Wand Kit is ideally suited for handling substrates such as individual photovoltaic cells during the manufacturing process. The lightweight push-button wand is designed for connection to an in-house continuous vacuum system.

Operation is simple: First connect the vacuum hose to a vacuum source and to the rear of the tool. Next, install the press-fit handling tip that corresponds to the size of the substrate to be handled. Finally, hold the wand handle and gently lay the tip flat onto the substrate surface. The part is now firmly gripped for manual handling. To release it, simply depress the control button. Returning the wand to the stand when not in use shuts off the vacuum supply to conserve energy.

The price for the kit starts at US $309.70 and includes the wand, a vacuum hose, the VBM-2 holder and a substrate handling tip (customer's choice).

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About Virtual Industries Inc.
Founded in 1987, Virtual Industries Inc. is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO. For more than 20 years, Virtual Industries has been a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions to the world's high-technology firms. The company's patented ESD-safe products are used by CLASS I clean room personnel, electronics assemblers, semiconductor manufacturers, Universities and scientists globally. Virtual Industries' success has come from developing innovative manual vacuum handling tools and pick-up tips based on customer requests and customer feedback. These tools provide customer specific solutions that make assembly and processing operations more productive and ergonomic. For more information, visit the company store at

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