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highest capability machine used at Medtronic. Its dual tape/4 via punches per tape design provided 50 vias per
second back in the mid nineties. Generation 7 was developed for Pacific Trinetics Corp (PTC) in 1996 as their
entrance into the Via Punching market designated APS-8718. Designed as a Lab machine it has two active via
punches to give you two different via sizes, one registration punch and a square punch. Our Lab Punch, the
VP-8411 has very similar capabilities, but more. At 20 hits per second it out-produces all competitive Lab
Punches. Jim developed true "Drop-In" tooling at Medtronic and it carried into the Credence product line. Jim also
Jim Ellis has been developing Via Punching Systems since 1984. Generation 6 was the
made many improvements over the APS-8718 to solve a lot of nagging annoyances
that he noticed over the years while building punches for PTC and rebuilding PTC
punches. The VP-8411 is the fastest, most accurate, most durable prototype
punching system in the market today. Contact Credence Engineering for more
Credence Engineering Incorporated, 237 W. La Vieve Ln., Tempe, Arizona, USA, Ph: USA-480-752-9776, E-Fax: USA-602-798-8277