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Metcal will exhibit its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, Digital Hot Air Pencil and Solder Tip Cleaner, at the SMTA Ohio Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place July 12, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Cleveland Rockside in Cleveland.
Built on the company's SmartHeat technology used in all Metcal soldering systems, CV evaluates the quality of the solder joint by calculating the intermetallic compound formation and providing closed-loop feedback to the operator, mitigating risk in the process. Metcal will introduce the latest CV system accessories at the show, a full set of hand-pieces including tweezers, desolder and high thermal demand that will transform the CV-5200 soldering system into a complete rework solution. Additionally, Metcal has released the CV Monitoring Software that will improve solder process traceability and create a performance baseline to quickly analyze soldering performance, identify changes in solder conditions, and allow users to make changes to their process.
The new Digital Hot Air Pencil was developed for very small surface mount component and package sizes (1206s and smaller) and low board densities. Metcal's Solder Tip Cleaner, meanwhile, features a replaceable brush system that pulls excess solder away from the tip into a removable collection tray for disposal while removing oxidation from the tip, thereby extending the life of the solder tip.
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