LCL Electronics invests in new equipment to increase capacity and processing capabilities

UK contract electronics manufacturer, LCL Electronics, has increased its capabilities significantly and upgraded its technology for prototypes and production with the purchase of a new AOI machine. 

The new ALeader ALD515 from Europlacer has been installed at LCL’s manufacturing facility in Leicester, UK, and will provide an increase to the accuracy and ‘Field of View’ along with an increase in test speed.  It uses the latest in i3D advanced optics, with a proven fast and easy-to-program solution.  By increasing its test reliability and throughput, LCL’s customers will benefit from the increased capacity and accuracy, from small production runs to high volume. 

Judy Hatton, LCL’s business development manager, said “By investing in the latest technology we are increasing our flexibility and production capabilities, along with automation for larger quantities.  The new machine will work alongside LCL’s existing AOI machine on the production line to significantly increase our test reliability and throughput”.     

LCL is a contract electronics manufacturer, providing high quality manufacturing services including prototype and pre-production of PCBs, product build and cable harnessing.  The company assembles and tests PCBs for a wide range of customers in a many industries including audio, rail, fire safety, signaling, LED lighting and medical diagnostics. 


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