Soldering Equipment & Supplies

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Gas Shielded Flux-Cored Wire is suited for 100% Co2 welding.

December 23, 2015

Available in 0.045 in. dia on 33 lb wire baskets, Stoody® 625-T1C is designed for all-position welding of Alloy 625 and dissimilar metals using 100% CO2 shielding gas. Composition of this gas shielded flux-cored joining wire results in all-weld deposit with iron content below 1%, which suits applications requiring corrosion resistance. Classifications include AWS A5.34/A5.34M:2013; ENiCrMo3T1-1; and, ISO: TNi 6625-11. Read More

Robotics, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Desktop Soldering Robots minimize rejects via repeatability.

December 22, 2015

Used to replace current hand soldering applications or bring outsourced applications in-house, F7000SR series delivers repeatability that minimizes amount of rejects. Built-in solder tip cleaning station helps prolong life of soldering head and reduces down time for cleanings. Designed to handle solder diameters from 0.6–1.2 mm, system also offers fully adjustable temperature control. Functionality and capabilities accommodate diverse soldering applications. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Gas-Shielded Flux-Cored Wire offers low hydrogen weld deposit.

December 22, 2015

In addition to minimizing risk of underbead cracking, FabCO® 750M provides low diffusible hydrogen weld deposits (3.5 mL per 100 g of weldment) on high-strength applications. Minimized spatter and facilitated slag removal reduce interpass as well as lessen instances of inclusions, while arc characteristics let operators produce smooth weld beads with uniform fusion. Offered in .045 and 0.052 in. dia, wire exhibits impact strength at temperatures down to -60°F and tensile strength of 121 ksi. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Heavy-Duty Soldering Iron suits electronics, audio systems.

October 21, 2015

Able to reach 932°F, 80 W soldering iron features replaceable, pencil-style, fine tip and is suited for use with metal boards, tubes, large components, and electric groundings. Heavy-duty tool, used for fabrication, electronic, audio work, and other applications, is 11.25 in. long and comes with 5 ft cord. Round, balanced handle has on-off switch and soft, non-slip texture to enable extended use. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Soldering Stations feature ESD-safe design.

October 13, 2015

Equipped with blue-backlit LCD, 3-piece Lead-Free Soldering Station includes slim 60 Watt iron that goes from room temperature to 350°C in about 30 seconds. Ceramic heat exchange system has range of 320–900°F, regulated by microprocessor. Portable Soldering Station, weighing less than 2 lb, features blue-backlit LCD, 30 Watt iron, and temperature range of 320–1,020°F. Both self-contained stations incorporate iron holder, tip cleaning and supply storage. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

T-8 Electrode offers low temperature toughness.

October 6, 2015

Available in 1/16, .072, and 5/64 in. diameters, Select 78-Ni1 exhibits smooth globular transfer and optimized bead shape. Carbon steel, flux cored, self-shielded electrode operates on straight polarity (DCEN) with no external shielding gas. Providing fast freezing slag that facilitates welding in all positions, Select 78-Ni1 is utilized in critical structural applications such as offshore platforms, shipbuilding, heavy wall tubular construction, and general fabrication. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Water Washable Solder Paste has temperature-stable formula.

October 5, 2015

Along with properties of high-activity flux performance, LOCTITE GC 3W offers performance stability at 26.5°C for 6 months and at 40°C for one month. This lead-free, halogen-free solder paste has water-soluble formula and affords flexibility for user to clean board up to 7 days after board assembly. After 3 days at 80% RH, exhibits no dewetting on long soak, high temperature reflow profile, and minimal hot slump at 182°C. Stencil life is >8 hr and abandon times are >4 hr. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Lead-Free Solder Recovery System reduces solder consumption.

September 1, 2015

Lead-free EVS 500LF targets those with one lead wave and one lead-free wave, those who use Nitrogen or want to reduce Nitrogen usage, those with selective solder pots who only remove small amounts of dross every hour, or those with multiple waves. Users can recover up to 80% of pure solder from waste dross. ISO14001-compatible system works with environmental control systems and also helps to reduce carbon footprint by utilizing latent heat already imputed to dross to help recovery process. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Reflow Simulator accommodates full size PCBs for testing.

July 9, 2015

By using hot air of upper heater and extreme infrared radiation of lower heater together, MALCOM RDT-250C can reproduce temperature profile of reflow oven while allowing operators to observe melting state of solder paste and record process. Local matrix control system of upper heater enables reflow soldering of PCB in which thermal capacity is balanced with best heating temperature. Operator can observe state of soldering through wide glass windows from rear of unit. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux-Cored Wire provides low-temperature impact toughness.

June 29, 2015

Offered in 0.045, 0.052, and 1/16 in. dia, FabCO® 812-Ni1M wire can be used for all-position welding in single- or multi-pass applications. Low alloy wire, operating with shielding gas blend of 70%–80% argon and balance of CO2, creates welds with tensile strength of 93,000 psi and yield strength of 80,000 psi. Meeting NACE requirements, wire creates weld deposit containing <1% nickel and <248 HV10 hardness. Product exhibits minimized diffusible hydrogen levels and moisture pickup. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Flash Soldering Laser System achieves speeds of <0.3 sec/point.

May 28, 2015

Able to integrate pre- and post-soldering processes, such as SMT and through-hole devices, Unix FS Series employs integrated optical laser configuration that promotes speed and productivity. System speed enables 100 points to be soldered in <30 sec depending on various conditions. Along with integrated soldering process for both solder paste and wire, features include coaxial camera as well as simple setup and operation with direct teaching. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Laser Soldering System optimizes laser exposure diameters.

May 26, 2015

Offering adjustable beam spot diameters from 0.1–3.0 mm, Multi-Phi Laser Soldering System optimizes soldering conditions for each component. Diameter range is determined by optical fibers and lens configuration. Laser’s output power is converted into thermal energy, and robot’s z-axis (vertical) stays fixed when adjusting beam diameter. Supporting variety of soldering patterns, component shapes, and sizes, Multi-Phi can feed solder wire from any direction with feeding mechanism. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Solder Paste is temperature stable at 26.5°C for 1 year.

March 4, 2015

Halogen-free and lead-free, LOCTITE GC 10 enables abandon times of up to 24 hours and has startup time of 0. Product offers stabilized and consistent print transfer efficiency, expanded reflow window, and increased activity for optimum results with soak temperature from 150–200°C. Temperature stable up to 40°C for one month, paste eliminates requirement for cold packing, overnight shipping, and refrigerated storage. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Halogen- and Pb-Free Solder Paste improves ICT first-pass yields.

March 2, 2015

Formulated to accommodate processing temperatures required by SnAgCu, SnAg, and other alloy systems used by electronics industry, Indium10.5HF no-clean solder paste conserves time and increases output for companies that require ICT as part of their normal production. Soft, pliable, non-tacky residue minimizes build-up on probes during in-circuit testing and increases first-pass ICT yields, while stencil print transfer efficiency suits diverse processes. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Selective Soldering System offers high-precision jet-fluxing.

February 12, 2015

Featuring laser-controlled wave height compensation, Model IS-T-300 handles double-sided and mixed technology PCBs up to 300 x 500 mm, with option for 460 x 700 mm. All-titanium solder pot and pump assembly, compatible with lead-free or eutectic solder, is mounted to X/Y/Z-axis drive mechanism for repeatable, point-to-point and continuous soldering. With 3–14 mm diameters, 360° wettable nozzles produce miniature waves that can be programmed to 0.5 mm minimum clearance from adjacent components. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Materials & Material Processing

Hand-Piece and Work-Stand meet high thermal demands.

January 8, 2015

Used with MX Series power supplies, MX-HPDC Dual Cartridge Hand-Piece with MX-WHPDC Work-Stand meet high thermal demands of conduction soldering. Applications include microwave shields, heavy block type housing and tabbing, preheat applications, BGA removal, cell phone shields, and industrial lugs and leads that require additional thermal energy during critical phases of flux activation and intermetallic bond formation. Five SMTC dual-shaft cartridges are available in 2 temperature series. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Masking Agent protects components during conformal coating.

January 7, 2015

Added to latex, No. 8691 Mighty Mask provides short-term, high-temperature protection up to 510°F, safeguarding components during conformal coating processes and component-free areas on PCBs during soldering. Heat-resistant compound will be tack-free in 20 minutes and completely cured in 1 hour. Applied with spatula or supplied squeeze bottle, plastic-safe, peelable solder mask removes by hand or with tweezers without contaminating or corrosive residues. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Rework System is designed for very large PCBs.

November 17, 2014

With icon-based GUI via SierraMate v9, Summit LXi features board support table that accommodates assemblies up to 24 x 36 in. and incorporates 8.0 kW bottom heater. Closed-loop control for heater gas flow, combined with thermocouple feedback and heater power management strategy, enables accurately matching of each system. Control system eliminates effects of facility variations and supports precise calibration, and process parameters can be shared between systems in multiple locations. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux-Cored Wires enable welding in all positions.

November 10, 2014

Designed for welding low-alloy, high-strength steels such as 4130, Dual Shield II 4130 SR is suited for offshore oil and gas topsides requiring corrosion resistance. Dual Shield II 70-Ni1 H4, designed for use under 75% Ar/25% CO2 gas protection, provides low-temperature toughness in as-welded and stress-relieved conditions. Wire produces diffusible hydrogen levels lower than 4 ml/100 g and resists stress corrosion cracking. Both produce weld bead with almost no ripple and very little spatter. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux Cored Electrode welds plates with surface contaminants.

October 13, 2014

Available in 3/32 in. dia, Select 70CRP is suited for welding automatic or semi-automatic fillet welds on ship panels, barges, or any structural plate that has been coated with rust-preventive primer or non-coated plate that has rusted. Formulation of this flux cored, carbon steel electrode enables welding on primer and rust with minimal porosity/blowholes. Additionally, wire delivers smooth arc characteristics, minimal spatter, and optimized slag removal. Read More