Metcal AnnouncesGlobal Launch of Solder Wire Feeder System

CYPRESS, CA ― November2016 ― Metcal today announced the global launch of the Solder WireFeeder System. The feeder system speeds up the soldering process and increases efficiencyby adding control and convenience to the line.

Solder Wire FeederThe Solder Wire Feeder pairs with Metcal’s SmartHeat® MX-5200 or MX-500 Soldering andRework Systems. The digital controls, along with the system’s high performanceand ability to handle multiple diameters, provides repeatability andfunctionality.

The digital controlsfeature multiple modes of operation, including forward feed, retraction, delayand speed, all programmable parameters in either the automatic, forward, or thebackward mode of operation. Additionally, the large LCD screen displays programparameters and a cycle counter with the selectable unit of measure, millimetresor inches.

With internal programstorage, the Solder Wire Feeder stores 30 programs, allowing the operator toselect the right program for each application. Password protection preventsunintended changes to stored programs, and multiple solder diameters make thesystem compatible with solder diameters from 0.3mm to 1.27mm.

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