Selective Soldering System provides lead-free soldering.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring analog controls, bench-top KISS 101A is programmable in X, Y, and Z axes and utilizes ACE Laser Point teach and align process. System accommodates PCBs from 2 x 2 in. up to 12 x 12 in. as well as connectors up to 10 in. long. Variety of standard and custom nozzles is available, from 3 mm bullet nozzle to 3 in. wide wave. Offered with optional lead-free compatible solder pot, KISS 101A is suited for assembly, prototyping, rework, and post-reflow offline assembly.

Original Press Release:

A.C.E. Introduces Value-priced 'Stimulus' Selective Soldering System - KISS 101A - at APEX

Spokane, Washington, USA - In a bid to help circuit assemblers build quality
product and stay profitable in tough times, A.C.E. Production Technologies has
taken its original reliable workhorse platform, the KISS 101, and beefed it up with
features and innovations to become the KISS 101A. Best of all, this flexible,
modular, straightforward unit with added capability is Introduced at a Special Show Price of under $30,000.00 USD.

Capable, affordable, and upgradable, the benchtop - configured 101A boasts ACE's
trademark innovations and is ready for lead-free soldering. It can reduce hand soldering operations by up to a factor of 10, resulting in dramatic labor cost savings over hand soldering, and a Return On Investment of 2 - 3 months in most installations.

Rugged, reliable, and compact, the KISS 101A is programmable in X, Y and Z and utilizes the original ACE Laser Point teach and align process. The KISS 101A features an optional lead-free compatible solder pot and is ideal for assembly, prototyping, and rework, post-reflow offline assembly and other selective soldering applications such as odd-form devices.

A variety of standard and custom nozzles are available, from a 3mm bullet nozzle
to a 3" wide wave. The low cost system is a bench-top model relying on a user
supplied PC. The KISS 101-A is simple to set up and use, it features analog
controls, and provides the kind of flexibility needed in a quick-turn rework or light
assembly facility. The system will accommodate PCB's from 2" x 2" up to 12" x
12", and connectors up to 10" long.

About ACE Production Technologies

ACE Production Technologies is a designer and builder of simple, affordable selective soldering systems suitable for lead-free electronics assembly. ACE's line of rugged, reliable selective soldering systems includes the KISS 101, KISS-102, KISS-103, and the KISS-104 models. All of these flexible systems feature lead-free compatible solder pots and are ideal for low to medium volume assembly, prototyping, and rework, post-reflow offline assembly, and other soldering applications such as odd-form devices.

For more information about A.C.E., including sales and technical, contact ACE Production Technologies, INC., 3010 N., 1st Street, Spokane Valley, WA 99216; Tel. 509-924-4898, e-mail;

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