Metcal, a Brand of OK International
Cypress, CA 90630
Enhanced Reflow Heater Controls Allow Lead-Free BGA Rework at Lower Air Temperatures
OK International APR-5000-XLS Array Package Rework System meets narrow lead-free process window for perfect rework every time OK International has announced optimized heating for lead-free BGA rework, allowing users of the APR-5000-XLS Array Package Rework System to reflow lead-free BGAs without incurring excessive lid temperatures, re-melting soldered joints outside the rework area, warping of...Read More »
Focus Pre-Heater accelerates lead-free rework.
Pre-heater convection tool, PCT-100, can be used with or without board holder to perform hand assembly or rework tasks on SMT or through-hole assemblies. Optional dedicated board holder is available, and 10 cfm fan fitted to unit promotes heating and cooling. Designed to promote process control, product uses convection air heating to optimize responsiveness and avoid temperature overshoot....Read More »
Thermal Tweezer Nozzles minimize thermal stress on PCBs.
Using Thermal Tweezers Nozzles, engineers can remove devices such as multiple vertically stacked ICs without damaging IC packages and without exposing PCB to excessive reflow cycles. Units allow heat to be confined to localized area of stacked solder joints, preventing total PCB from reaching reflow temperatures. Operating at 200-Read More »
Soldering System is used for lead-free hand soldering.
Designed for repetitive manual soldering and precision touch-up, compact PS-800E High Power Production Soldering System includes power coil assembly, SmartHeat-® PowerTips(TM), and large conductive area for efficient thermal energy transfer. Auto-Sleep Workstand feature eliminates adverse effects of idle time on tip-life of hand soldering tools.Read More »
Added Flexibility in Soldering and Desoldering
OK International announces four new soldering/desoldering equipment packages as additions to its MFR Series. Setting new standards for flexibility, capability, reliability and value in high-performance rework equipment. Unique design features, state-of-the-art tools and a range of upgrade options. The MFR Soldering/Desoldering Systems are the latest range of soldering/desoldering equipment from...Read More »
Hand Soldering System provides lead-free performance.
Suited for soldering lead-free PCBs, Model PS-800 features Model PS-CA2 Enhanced Coil Assembly, which is situated in hand-piece, away from soldering tip, and delivers additional power to lead-free solder joints without needing to increase source temperature. Driven by Metcal SmartHeat-® technology, thermally optimized SmartHeat PowerTips ensure correct amount of heat energy is conducted directly...Read More »
Dispenser/Controllers offer repeatable micro-air operation.
Operating from 24 Vdc supply, digital Series DX-200 features timer range of 0.008-99.99 sec and adjustable vacuum for controlling drips between dispense cycles. Model DX-200 offers operating pressure of 0-100 psi and is configured for general dispensing applications, while Model DX-215 operates from 0-15 psi and is suited for low viscosity fluids. Units are supplied with power adapter, air hose,...Read More »
Hand-Held Convection Tool delivers precision SMT rework.
Rated 300 W, HCT-900 hot air tool is designed for removing and replacing thermally demanding lead-free components from 0201s to 304-pin QFPs. Closed-loop thermocouple feedback regulates output temperatures, and control temperatures can be set from 212 to 293-ºF. In addition to low-noise pump (less than 45 dB), product features air pump, cool-down functions, and analog controls. It comes in 3...Read More »
Benchtop System performs lead-free soldering operations.
Utilizing Smartheat technology, MFR Series Multi Function Rework System can solder, desolder, and rework complex electronics assemblies. Compact power unit offers 2 ports for attachment of various MFR Series tools, and multiple units can be interlocked to power as many tools as necessary. Offered with various heater tips and tip cartridges, system protects sensitive components from damage by...Read More »
Fume Extraction System delivers multi-user capabilities.
Compact, portable, 2-arm fume extraction system, BVX-200, utilizes single-stage impeller design with split scroll housing. Stand-alone unit does not require separate compressor or external ducting and can be transported by one person. It has pre- and main filters, which can be changed individually; latter offers HEPA efficiency of more than 99.5% and activated carbon filter. Max free-blowing...Read More »