Solder Rework Stations

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Meet Metcal at the SMTA Rocky Mountain Expo

January 11, 2016

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Rocky Mountain Expo Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at the West Club at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. The MX-5200 Soldering Rework System will be on display, along with the MX-HPDC Dual Cartridge Hand-Piece and HCT2-120 Hot Air Pencil. The MX-5200 features a dual-simultaneous use option,... Read More

HVAC, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Rehm Thermal Systems Provides Flexible Cooling Tract Options for the VisionX Range

December 14, 2015

It is important to have a high-performance cooling tract in order to guarantee optimum soldering results and ensure that modules are cooled gently. Rehm Thermal Systems offers a wide range of cooling tract variants for reflow convection soldering with its VisionX range, which can be precisely fine-tuned to suit any production process. As well as the water-cooled standard solution with adjustable... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Metcal to Display the Scarab Site Cleaning System at SMTAI

August 31, 2015

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #816 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 29 - 30, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The new Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS) will be on display, along with the MX-5200 Soldering Rework System and HCT2-120 Hot Air Pencil. The Scarab ensures accurate and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Ersa to Highlight the Smartflow 2020 and HR600 at SMTA International

August 27, 2015

Plymouth, WI – Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, will exhibit in Booth #539 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 29 - 30, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Company representatives will highlight the Smartflow 2020 selective soldering system and HR600 hybrid rework system. The Smartflow 2020... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Metcal Wins Esteemed Award for APR-2000-SCS Scarab Site Cleaning System

April 27, 2015

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2015 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Rework Repair for its APR-2000-SCS Scarab Site Cleaning System. The award was presented to the company during an April 22, 2015 ceremony at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Convention Center during NEPCON China. This marks the 10th award that OK International has received from the... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Metcal to Exhibit with SmartTec at SMT Nuremberg

April 13, 2015

GARDEN GROVE, CA - Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at SMT Hybrid Packaging, scheduled to take place May 5-7, 2015 in Nuremberg Germany. The new Metcal Scarab Site Cleaning System (APR-2000-SCS) will be showcased in the SmartTec Stand 321, hall 7, along with the Solder Ball Replacement Kit and MX-HPDC dual cartridge hand-piece. The Scarab ensures accurate and repeatable cleaning of the... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Essemtec Highlights 3-in-1 Multi-Functional SMT Center Paraquda at Automaticon

February 20, 2015

At the upcoming AUTOMATICON 2015 exhibition, taking place March 17 - 20 in Warsaw, Essemtec, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, will highlight its award-winning Paraquda in booth B28, hall 1. Essemtec is the first manufacturer that developed a combined SMT production center that is able to jet solder paste and/or glue and mount components in one... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Practical Components to Exhibit Its Latest Technologies at APEX 2015

February 13, 2015

LOS ALAMITOS, CA – Practical Components, a leading international distributor of mechanical IC samples or “dummy” components and SMD production tools and equipment, announces that it will display its latest technology in booth 3939 at the upcoming IPC APEX EXPO 2015 exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place February 24-26, 2015 at the San Diego Conference Center in California. ... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Join Metcal's UK Team at Southern Manufacturing

February 2, 2015

CHANDLERS FORD – Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in the Solder Connection Stand B80 at Southern Manufacturing Electronics, scheduled to take place Feb. 10-12, 2015 in Farnborough, Hampshire. Company representatives will demonstrate Metcal’s Scorpion Rework System with Automatic Placement Package (APR-1200A-SRS-MOB), capable of 50mm of motorized travel in the Z-axis and a full... 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

HVAC, Materials & Material Processing

Metcal Will Exhibit Fume Extractors and Convection Rework Systems at SMTA LA/Orange County

October 21, 2014

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Metcal announces that it will exhibit at the SMTA LA/Orange County Expo Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, November 6, 2014 at The Grand Event Center in Long Beach, CA. Company representatives will discuss Metcal’s full line of solder fume extractors and convection rework systems. Metcal’s advanced, versatile Array Package Rework systems offer the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Join Metcal at the SMTA Intermountain Expo to Learn about the MX-5200 Series

October 9, 2014

GARDEN GROVE, CA — Metcal announces that it will highlight the MX-5200 Soldering, Desoldering and Rework Series at the SMTA Intermountain (Utah) Expo Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday Oct. 23, 2014 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. The MX-5200 features a dual-simultaneous use option, meaning that two hand-pieces can work from one power supply at the same time. ... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Metcal to Show the Dual Use MX-5200 Rework System at INTERPHEX

October 1, 2014

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #417 with its representative, DL Marketing, at INTERPHEX, scheduled to take place Oct. 16-17, 2014 at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan. Company representatives will demonstrate the MX-5200 Soldering Rework System. The MX-5200 features a dual-simultaneous use option, meaning that two hand-pieces can work from... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Metcal to Bring Advanced Rework Repertoire to SMTAI

September 12, 2014

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #539 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 30 - Oct. 1, 2014 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Company representatives will demonstrate the Scorpion Rework System with SmartPlace Technology Precision Automatic Placement Package and the MX-5200 Soldering Rework System. Metcal’s... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Rework Station supports small- and large-scale circuit boards.

September 3, 2014

Compatible with all kinds of rework and SMT component types, including 01005s, RD-500V Rework Station features 2 MP full HD camera with 19 in. LCD for visual alignment. System samples data in intervals of 0.1 sec, allowing accurate temperature control. Equipped with built-in 1,000 W heaters on both top- and bottom-side, and area heater that includes six 600 W IR heaters, station can execute precise profiling including detailed temperature curves with ability to closely control up to 30 zones. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Metcal to Exhibit the Dual Use MX-5200 Rework Series at the SMTA Capital Expo

August 26, 2014

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Metcal is pleased to announce that it will highlight the MX-5200 Soldering, Desoldering and Rework Series at the SMTA Capital Expo Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the John Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, MD. The MX-5200 Series offers the same increased productivity and process control as the MX-5000 Series with... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Celestica Achieves Increased Flexibility with Ersa's VERSAFLOW 3/45

August 8, 2014

Plymouth, WI – Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, announces that it has configured a VERSAFLOW 3/45 selective soldering system with double solder modules and Z variable for Celestica De Monterrey, S.A. De C.V. in Mexico. The VERSAFLOW 3/45 will allow Celestica to run two alloys (tin lead and lead-free) in one machine on-the-fly. “Celestica... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools

Metcal to Demonstrate Updated Rework Product Family NEPCON South China

August 1, 2014

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Metcal today announced that it will exhibit in Booth #A-1K25 at NEPCON South China, scheduled to take place August 26-28, 2014 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. The new MX-500 Soldering and Rework System, HCT2-120 Hot Air Pencil and new features on the Scorpion will be demonstrated. Metcal’s updated MX-500 Soldering and Rework System builds on the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Solder Ball Placement Kit reworks small components.

July 23, 2014

When added to hot air pencil, Solder Ball Placement Kit provides complete solution for reworking most small chip components, such as 01005, 0201, 0402, and 0602s. Kit contains: 2,000 each of .04, .06, .08, and .10 mm solder balls with container; 4 ESD-safe carbon fiber reinforced oilers; one part positioning matrix and squeegee; one PEEK spudger; one bent tweezers; one half tweezers; and one 5,000 grit sharpening stone. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Selective Soldering Systems feature optimized life cycle.

June 26, 2014

To help increase component life cycle and reduce maintenance requirements, RPS Selective Soldering Systems are available with nitrogen preheat unit with integrated thermocouple. Systems support ability to flux and solder mix of changing and complex assembly requirements, including tall and odd size components, tight keep aways, thermal demands, and thermal limitation. Preheat unit ensures precise thermocouple placement, which is essential for providing consistent temperature measurements. Read More