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ESD protection on kolb cleaning systems
27 July 2022, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Static charge can accumulate on surfaces of objects when there is an exchange of charge between two surfaces. Discharging this built-up electrostatic charge can cause damage, especially to sensitive electronic components.
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How to choose the right soldering station for your needs
30 March 2022, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Rather than simply setting an arbitrary price limit, it's a good idea to first look at some of the different types of soldering irons for sale, then decide where your budget falls and see which models you can quickly rule out.
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High-speed modular component mounter
EMP 2022 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Juki’s compact new RX-8 has evolved from previous models and efficiently handles microchip SMD components from as small as 0,4 x 0,2 mm up to 5 mm square and as tall as 3 mm. It achieves high speeds for ...
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Active soldering tips for Weller WX stations
EMP 2022 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Weller has expanded the RT series of active soldering tips for its WX soldering stations to address the challenges posed by components becoming smaller, more complex and more powerful. The RT range ...
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Detergent for cleaning ‘uncleanable’ production elements
EMP 2022 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Maintenance and tool cleaning is an important task in electronics production. It is not only about ensuring reproducible production quality, but also about maintaining the value of the machinery.  ...
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Foaming oven cleaning gel
EMP 2022 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

OF1 oven cleaning gel is formulated for the manual cleaning of SMD reflow ovens (process chamber), wave solder equipment, vapour phase soldering and selective soldering systems of flux and solder paste.  ...
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Manual flux remover spays
EMP 2022 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Kolb’s FR60 is a spray detergent for quick manual cleaning of assemblies, ideally suited for the fast removal of flux residues due to its short application time. FR60 is simply applied from a spray ...
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Bottle sprays for manual PCB cleaning
28 July 2021, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

kolb Cleaning Technology, a specialist in fully automated mechanical cleaning processes that are specifically tailored to industry requirements and require as little manpower as possible, has introduced ...
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RoHS process compliant soldering tips
31 March 2021, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Plato is one of the largest manufacturers of soldering tips in the world, producing tips to fit all of the most popular soldering stations: Hakko, Weller, PACE, Hexagon, ERSA and EDSYN. The long life ...
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Modular high-speed component mounter
EMP 2021 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

JUKI’s smart modular mounter, model RS-1, is equipped with an advanced parallel 8-nozzle head, and is capable of mounting a wide variety of parts at high speed. In addition to increasing the number ...
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Fume extraction for 1 or 2 workplaces
EMP 2021 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Weller’s Zero Smog TL Kit 1 is a fume extraction unit with flexible extraction arm, extraction hose, stop valve with bench mounting brackets, remote switch and funnel nozzle. Capable of fume extraction ...
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Soldering stations with visual process control
EMP 2021 Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

The WX1 and WX2 are intuitive and easy to operate thanks to their touch screens and language options. With these stations, any soldering process can be effortlessly programmed and there is a choice between ...
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