Product News: Software
Oven Control Software conserves energy via automated operation.
Press Release Summary:
March 26, 2014 - ENERGY PILOT feature of WINCON™ Windows®-based operating system helps process gas and reduce consumption of electrical power for manufacturers that may have interruptions in production. To help reduce expenses for manufacturers, ENERGY PILOT automatically implements standby mode for whenever oven is idle, and sleep mode during longer interruptions. Extended idle periods fully shut down oven using hibernate mode, and recovery times are minimized using remote product sensors and SMEMA.
Original Press Release
BTU Lowers Operating Costs with ENERGY PILOT
Press release date: March 18, 2014
NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, today announced the new ENERGY PILOT software feature designed to reduce the consumption of electrical power and process gas for manufacturers that may have interruptions in production.
ENERGY PILOT is a feature in the latest release of BTU’s windows-based WINCON™ operating system. The ENERGY PILOT saves manufacturers money whenever the oven is idle. Standby mode can save more than 25%. Sleep mode can be used for longer interruptions saving over 40%. Long idle periods fully shut down the oven using hibernate mode. Recovery times are minimized using remote product sensors and SMEMA. Operation is fully automatic and results in an overall reduction in electrical, air and nitrogen consumption. The feature is easily upgradeable on older BTU reflow ovens.
The INTELLIMAX™ furnace controller and WINCON operating system have been powering BTU ovens and furnaces for the past decade. Together they provide precise control, powerful analytical tools, and intuitive interface, all designed for the harshest industrial environments. The latest INTELLIMAX2 and WINCON 6.1 are available for upgrade on most BTU systems in the field. For more information or an upgrade quote please contact BTU’s parts department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit http://www.btu.com/products-wincon.htm.
About BTU International
BTU International is a global supplier and technology leader of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets. BTU equipment is used in the production of printed circuit board assemblies and semiconductor packaging as well as in the manufacturing of solar cells and nuclear fuel. BTU has operations in North Billerica, Massachusetts, and Shanghai, China, with direct sales and service in the U.S.A., Asia and Europe. Information about BTU International is available at www.btu.com.
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BTU International, Inc.
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