DS Electronics Installs Fourth ACE Selective Soldering Machine


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ACE Production Technologies, Inc. announced that DS Electronics has invested in a fourth KISS-103 selective soldering machine.

The KISS-103 selective soldering system has been installed at the DS Electronics, Inc. facility located in Tempe, Arizona and is the fourth selective soldering machine DS Electronics has ordered from ACE Production Technologies.

 “The KISS-103 is a fully-configured selective soldering platform equipped with numerous standard features including heated nitrogen inerting, high speed Z-axis for “Super Quick” processing speeds, look-up camera for easy programming, automatic solder level makeup, auto wave height detection, and board warp compensation,” said Alan Cable President of ACE Production Technologies.  “The KISS-103 comes standard with the ACE automated fiducial location and correction system providing single click fiducial teach capability, seamless fiducial recognition and true automated alignment and skew correction of the printed circuit board.”

Cable added, “Other innovative features include the new SWAK-OS machine operating software which is a revolutionary graphics-based programming and editing machine control system that features fast program loading and program recall with minimal operator intervention.  A major benefit of the SWAK-OS is the integrated board scanning function that automatically captures and saves an image of a printed circuit board to the selective soldering program.”

DS Electronics, Inc. is a privately-held electronics manufacturing service company specializing in quick-turn printed circuit board and electronics assembly.  Their range of services includes prototype assembly, single-sided, double-sided and multilayer printed circuit board assembly, multichip modules and assembly of system level hardware.  DS Electronics serves various OEM customers including manufacturers of communications and instrumentation systems.

About ACE

ACE Production Technologies, Inc. designs and builds simple and affordable selective soldering and lead tinning systems suitable for lead-free and tin-lead electronics assembly.  ACE’s complete line of rugged and reliable selective soldering systems all feature lead-free compatible solder pots and are ideal for low, medium or high volume production.  ACE also provides solderability testing, lead tinning services and process development services.  For more information, click here, call 509-924-4898 or email sales@ace-protech.com.

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