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Wire Bonding: Cost Performance & Flexibility


As representatives of MPP (Micro Point Pro LTD) in the Eastern USA and Canada we are continually impressed with their expertise and dedication to precision, innovation and quality.  For over 40 years MPP has been a leading supplier of wire bonding machinery, tools, consumables and coatings for the semiconductor and microelectronics industries. They offer best cost performance solutions and high-quality products with maximum flexibility. MPP has an install base of over 9,000 machines worldwide, as well as global service and support.

The iBond5000 Series Wire Bonders

You may be familiar with MPP’s 4500 Series which was the industry leader for almost a decade.  The latest iBond5000 Series builds on this success and is equipped with an advanced graphic user interface in addition to their proven mechanical design.  It offers ease of use including the ability to save and load profiles, as well as a library of factory preconfigured profiles.

Applications include:

  • Optoelectronic Modules
  • Hybrids/MCMs
  • Microwave Products
  • Discrete Devices/Lasers
  • Chip-on-Boards
  • Leads
  • Sensors
  • High-Power Devices

The series consists of three basic units:  Wedge, Ball and Dual.  Each provides excellent repeatability and high yield.  They are a great choice for a wide range of applications from process development to production, to research, or for added manufacturing support.

IBond5000 Dual Ball and Wedge Wire Bonder

Our clients love the flexibility of the iBond5000 Dual Ball and Wedge Wire Bonder!  This powerful system performs wedge-wedge and ball-wedge bonding on the same machine.  Plus, changeover is fast and requires no tools.

The iBond5000 Dual enables fine aluminum and gold wire wedge or ribbon bonding. A Patented N-EFO generates the ball bond for gold or copper ball bonding and a unique swing arm simplifies changeover between modes.

Modes include:

  • Ball, bump and wedge bonding gold wires: 17-70 microns diameter
  • Wedge bonding aluminum wires: 20-75 microns diameter
  • Ball bonding copper wires: 17-50 microns diameter
  • Ribbon bonding: 25 x 250-micron gold ribbon

This convertible wedge and ball bonder offers 7” TFT Touch Screen Management as well as optional analog pots kit.  It includes an internal library of MPP bonding profiles and a special MPP proprietary transducer for proper bond tool mounting.

Additional features:

  • Internal Tools Database
  • Semi-Automatic/Manual Mode with Z Option
  • Bonding Mode Changed by Automatic Switch
  • Ball Bonding Capillary Mounts with Split Clamp
  • Wedge Bonding Tool Mounts with Set Screw
  • 90-Degree Deep Access Wedge Bonding with 12.5 mm ‘Z’ Axis Travel
  • Ball Bonding with 12.5 mm ‘Z’ Axis Travel
  • 2 Channel Independent Bonding Parameters
  • Semi-Auto and Manual Z Bonding Modes
  • Built-In Digital Work Stage Temperature
  • Variety of Wires: Gold, Copper (Wedge, Ball), Aluminum, Ribbon (Au or Al) for Wedge
  • Bonding Types: Tab, Stitch, Ribbon, Bumping, Ball Bonding, Coining, Security Bonds

Check out the full spec sheet here.

Wire Bonding Reliability & Superior Performance

You simply cannot beat the flexibility and cost performance of MPP’s iBond5000 Dual.  MPP is an industry leader providing reliable, innovative and flexible solutions backed by their superior support and service.

Contact Us About Your Wire Bonding Needs Today!  Call Don Johnson at (215) 355-2460.



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