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Reflow Furnace

The function of the reflow furnace is to provide an evenly heated atmosphere to allow for the deposited solder paste to reflow (melt) and to allow for connection of the SMT components to the printed circuit board. Convective heating is the most widely used method to provide for this heated atmosphere. Air or nitrogen can be used; however nitrogen is preferred to achieve lower soldering defects.

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Gases

Argon

Argon can be used as an inerting atmosphere in place of nitrogen for specialised processes.

Argon can be used as an inerting atmosphere in place of nitrogen for specialised processes.

Hydrogen

Hydrogen is a reactive gas that is used to reduce the metal oxides in your process.

Hydrogen is a reactive gas that is used to reduce the metal oxides in your process.

Nitrogen

Nitrogen can help you increase the number of first pass yields, reduce labour for rework and increase production rates. Gas atmospheres ranging from nitrogen to nitrogen-based blends can help improve productivity.

Nitrogen can help you increase the number of first pass yields, reduce labour for rework and increase production rates. Gas atmospheres ranging from nitrogen to nitrogen-based blends can help improve productivity.

Gas Blending Equipment

To accurately and safely blend gases to produce the proper percentages and flow rate of the process gas to the point-of-use.

To accurately and safely blend gases to produce the proper percentages and flow rate of the process gas to the point-of-use.

TELALERT® telemetry system

Our TELALERT telemetry system for liquid nitrogen and hydrogen reduces the risk of run outs. The system monitors your usage and alerts us when your inventory nears predetermined reorder levels. The system helps lower inventory control and reporting costs and minimises delivery truck traffic at your production facility.

Our TELALERT telemetry system for liquid nitrogen and hydrogen reduces the risk of run outs. The system monitors your usage and alerts us when your inventory nears predetermined reorder levels. The system helps lower inventory control and reporting costs and minimises delivery truck traffic at your production facility.

Optimisation Studies

We align with your engineering team so we can understand your processes. By implementing our technology and process audits, we can assist you to use the process gases in a more efficient manner. It can improve the quality of your products being assembled and lower your cost of ownership.

We align with your engineering team so we can understand your processes. By implementing our technology and process audits, we can assist you to use the process gases in a more efficient manner. It can improve the quality of your products being assembled and lower your cost of ownership.

Process Audit

Our applications engineers evaluate your inert atmosphere processing. Utilising a temporary nitrogen supply system to your reflow furnace, they can help you improve solder joints, good wetting appearance and reduce oxidation of component leads.

Our applications engineers evaluate your inert atmosphere processing. Utilising a temporary nitrogen supply system to your reflow furnace, they can help you improve solder joints, good wetting appearance and reduce oxidation of component leads.

Safety Audits

Site visit to inspect the use of process gases and to assess their proper use from an EH&S viewpoint. To provide safety suggestions to reduce risks in the process areas and supply systems.

Site visit to inspect the use of process gases and to assess their proper use from an EH&S viewpoint. To provide safety suggestions to reduce risks in the process areas and supply systems.

Safety Training

Safety is our top priority. Our experts can train your personnel in the safe handling and use of industrial gases such as hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen.

Safety is our top priority. Our experts can train your personnel in the safe handling and use of industrial gases such as hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen.

Technology Audit

Our applications engineers conduct an investigation at your facility utilising our NitroFAS™ technology to introduce nitrogen into the solder process. Benefits can include defect reduction, reduced dross formation and solder oxide.

Our applications engineers conduct an investigation at your facility utilising our NitroFAS™ technology to introduce nitrogen into the solder process. Benefits can include defect reduction, reduced dross formation and solder oxide.

Test Programme

To evaluate the use of our atmospheres to determine the benefits to your processes.

To evaluate the use of our atmospheres to determine the benefits to your processes.

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