We surveyed several longtime users of Metcal tips and cartridges; line workers, engineers, and trainers, to find out their best practices for maintaining the life of soldering tips and cartridges. To keep your cartridges and tips in top condition follow our Top 15 Tip Care Tips.Read More
Contract manufacturers rely heavily on the technical expertise of desoldering and rework equipment suppliers to help solve difficult manufacturing challenges, such as reworking highly metalized circuit boards in military and defense equipment manufacturing. An effective supplier is an integral member of the contact manufacturing team, with technical expertise and industry know-how about manufacturing processes, materials, and equipment.Read More
The higher the soldering system’s wattage, the more “power” there is to generate the heat needed for a successful solder joint, right?
Maybe not.Read More
When looking at performance for hand soldering, Operations Engineers need to be focused on three key metrics: time to temperature, dwell time, and thermal recovery.Read More