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Flexible cooling tract for reflow convection soldering

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It is important to have a high-performance cooling tract 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 ventilation system, there are several efficient options for large and high-mass boards, primarily a power cooling unit as an extended cooling tract or a bottom cooling system. Rehm has also designed the first coolant-water-free reflow soldering system, which utilises liquid nitrogen cooling.

The VisionX range transforms the classic cooling tract into a two- or four-layer system, depending on the facility. This design incorporates an active cooling process, water-cooled using heat exchangers following an efficient closed-loop system.


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