Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


Benchtop soldering robot

31 July 2019 Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Weller’s new WTBR 1000 benchtop robot aims to synergise precision, reliability and productivity of soldering tasks. It is equipped with Weller‘s high-performance ‘Technology Line’ soldering tools, ensuring consistent quality of solder joints. The solder feeder is designed to be in close proximity to the workpiece (PCB), pulling the wire rather than pushing it through the feeder tube. The robust and sturdy construction ensures that no sudden movements or vibrations negatively affect the workpiece, the components or the tools.

A double drawer system allows continuous production for higher process throughput, improving productivity and offering flexibility. According to Weller, the WTBR 1000 can provide up to 50% cost saving versus hand soldering.

The robot is operated with easy-to-learn and easy-to-use software, enabling operators to start using the unit comfortably and quickly. It is simple to switch from one operator to another, with minimum time lost and without unnecessary training expenses.

Being a fully enclosed system with integrated fume extraction, the WTBR 1000 allows customers to achieve a high level of safety – protecting the operator, the workpiece (PCB) and the machine. The fully enclosed system provides a complete and CE-compliant solution.

For more information contact Allan McKinnon & Associates, +27 11 704 3020, info@testerion.co.za



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