PCB Prototyping, PCB Rework, BGA, SMT, SMD, QFN, Equipment & Supplies

 



Zephyrtronics Equipment is Engineered and Manufactured in the United States of America.

PCB Preheaters, Bottom Side Preheat

Hot Air Pencil

Automatic Dispensing Equipment

SMD DeSolder, LowMelt



Solder Wire Dispenser




Solder Paste

 

 

Your Solution for SMD, SMT, BGA & PCB Rework.  Preheating, Dispensing, Fume Extraction, Hot Air Soldering Systems & Supplies 
 
JUST SOME OF ZEPHYRTRONICS CUSTOMERS...
 
 
NASA General Motors Boeing
GameStop Disney Rockwell-Collins
JPL Sony Microsoft
Intel Motorola Agilent
Xerox International Rectifier National Semiconductor
Xilinx Philips Semiconductor Nokia
AMD BF Goodrich Aerospace ITT
Google Westinghouse Facebook
Bell Helicopter Lockheed-Martin Apple
The Smithsonian Canadian Armed Forces Caterpillar
L3 Communications Solectron 3M
Ford Motor Company Pace General Electric
Celestica Delco  Chrysler
Eastman Kodak Fisher Scientific Sandia National Labs
BAE Systems Lawrence Livermore Fairchild Semiconductors
Texas Instruments Flextronics Northrop Grumman
Panasonic Hitachi  Dell
Kyocera Broadcom Logitech
AT&T International Space Station (ISS) Litton
General Dynamics Medtronics Mitsubishi
U.S. Navy Aerojet Harris Corporation
U.S. Marine Corp U.S. Air Force U.S. Army
Thales L.A. County Museum Actel
U.S. Defense Department U.S. Dept. of Agriculture The Central Intelligence Agency
Nortel Orbital Science Hamilton Sundstrand
Parker Hannifin Pitney Bowes Procter & Gamble
Crane EB Games Stanley
Rainbird Samnina SCI Schlumberger
Hughes Tool Company Sears St. Jude Medical
Texas A&M University The Getty Museum Digital Instruments
Toshiba U.S. Treasury Dept. TRW
The Library of Congress U.S. Naval Weapons Lab University of Texas
Halliburton The Robert Bosch Corp. Black & Decker
Columbia University New York University University of Illinois
Stanford University Harvard University M.I.T. University
Abbott Laboratories Los Alamos National Lab Honeywell
Boston University Princeton University Sun Microsystems
University of California Teledyne B.E. Aerospace
Fermi Nuclear Labs Warner Bros Studios Universal Studios
Panavision Dolby Sound Bose
Littelfuse Bruker Corporation Sandisk  
Whirlpool Notre Dame University Particle Accelerator CERN
 
 
 We acknowledge the trademarks of all of the above institutions, corporations, companies and research laboratories listed above.
      Zephyrtronics Milestones    
   
1994
The "early days" of the company as David Jacks & Randy Walston leave their safety nets with Fortune 500
Corporations to address emerging chip technologies, and began to lay ground work, engineer, R&D, test &
evaluate & apply for patents on their new, milestone low temp approach to benchtop soldering & rework. These
earliest concepts, designs and products later would become industry standards within the global electronic
 industry, forever changing how printed circuit boards were made in initial prototyping and design and in
 rework and repair, as well.
1995
David  and Randy Introduce the World’s First Stand-Alone, Bottom-Side Convection Preheating System, The
Patented AirBath, to the Global Electronics Industry to immediate acclaim and industry praise. 

1996
Zephyrtronics was awarded the prestigious "Vision Award" for Best New Product of the Year at the Surface
Mount International Exposition in Silicon Valley. Motorola certifies the Zephyrtronics equipment and
methodology after extensive laboratory testing and evaluation. Large Aerospace corporation orders 100
of Zephyrtronics AirBaths for its high end production facilities. 
1997 
The editorial staff of SMT Magazine spotlighted Zephyrtronics as one of the three most innovative companies of
the year. Hundreds of Zephyrtronics AirBaths selected utilized for for building the International Space Station.
1998
Zephyrtronics was selected as supplier of choice by the U.S. Department of Defense. Zephyrtronics aggressively
litigates against a competitor for patent infringement and is successful. Competitor settles out of court. 
Meanwhile, the Patented AirBaths Are Tapped For U.S. Air Craft Carriers, Including the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk and
 used in missile production. Zephyrtronics introduces the ZT-7 Comprehensive BGA, SMD Benchtop System. Sony
Places First Order After Only Seeing Prototype at Trade Event.

1999
National Semiconductor recommends the Zephyrtronics Patented ZT-7-MIL for Reworking of BGA's, CSP's,
QFN's & All SMD's. Zephyrtronics defends copyright infringement by competitor who settles out of court for
unauthorized commercial use of our technical writings. The Company doubles it's manufacturing and corporate
office space to accommodate its rapid growth.
2000
Zephyrtronics continues string of three years as the fastest growing manufacturer of benchtop soldering
equipment in the U.S.A. Thank you for growing with us. Zephyrtronics introduces ZT-5100 AirMill™ Automatic
Dispensing Systems and Accessories Product Line.
2001
In Six Sigma Study, a leading aerospace company acknowledges change to Zephyrtronics would prevent $1
Million per year in rework scrap compared To competitor's products.
2002
The Zephyrtronics ZT-7-MIL is selected by The J.P.L. Mars Rover Project for Ball Grid Array Processing.
2003
Zephyrtronics Introduces Wide Array of Dispensing Products and Supplies to Industry Acclaim. International
Rectifier Recommends the Zephyrtronics ZT-7 for Reflow of BGA's at the Benchtop.
2004
After smashing success of the Mars Rover program, NASA issues 39-page report to NASA / JPL employees touting
Zephyrtronics for making "mounting/removal of thru-hole and SMT/BGA easier than routine benchtop
methods". NASA engineers visit Zephyrtronics, who later happily lends our facility and equipment to JPL
engineers collaborative effort for Mars Program.
2005
Zephyrtronics Expands its Leadership in Preheating Introducing the Powerful MegaGrid™ AirBath. Additionally
Zephyrtronics extends its offering of dispensing products.
2006
Zephyrtronics Introduces it ZeroLead® Branded Lead-Free Solder Paste and ZeroLead® LowMelt® DeSolder to
the world market.  Both products are RoHS Compliant.

2007
Zephyrtronics launches E-Commerce site to service our world-wide customers.

2008
Zephyrtronics expands Its International Distribution with new partners & agents in Europe, Asia, Africa, 
South America, Australia and the Middle East.

2009
Zephyrtronics again successfully defends a patent against infringement by an unimaginative & cheesy
competitor, who later files for bankruptcy in 2010. And the patented Zephyrtronics ZT-7 continues as the #1 BGA
& SMD Hot Air Station in the World, and first choice for repair of video gaming consoles. 
Zephyrtronics declines two acquisition offers to purchase company.

2010
In the midst of a global recession, Zephyrtronics increases, yet again, its manufacturing operations, capacity
and expands its factory space by over 50% in Los Angeles, thereby keeping its "Made in the USA" commitment for
all Zephyrtronics equipment. 
2011
Zephyrtronics introduces its new highly active pre-fluxed solder wick
and a fluxless solder wick for PCB de-soldering tasks.
2012
Company Expands Its Multi-Function & Popular ABC PCB Cradle Line. 
More and more PCB Repair Centers for Video Game Consoles, Flat Screen Televisions, Smart Phones, PC's and Tablets
After Buying Ineffective "Rework Machines" that warped and damaged their customers' boards.
2013-2016
Our Patented ZT-6 AirFountain° Approved for Space Application & Approved By NASA for
Connector Soldering Because of Superiority Solder Joints Over Press Fit Connectors With Serious Intermittent Issues!
Zephyrtronics, Yet Again, Successfully Legally
Swats the Hell Out of a Violator of One of Its Many Established Trademarks
 
   
   

   
 

©1996 - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by Zephyrtronics®. All rights reserved. The information, text, images, photographs, charts, graphs you receive online from Zephyrtronics® are protected by the copyright laws of the United States. The copyright laws prohibit any copying, redistributing, retransmitting, or repurposing of any copyright-protected material. Zephyrtronics is the registered trademark property of JTI, Inc. "The Science of Zephyrtronics" and "Simplicity Through Innovation" and "Zephlux" and "ZeroLead" and "Zero Balling" and "Zero Residue" and "Post Cooling" and "Post Cooler" and "AirBath" and "SolderGlide" and "ZeroTouch" and "SolderMill" and "Just So Superior" are the protected trademark property of JTI, Inc. "Zephyrtronics" and "Low Melt" and "Air Fountain" and "Fountainhead" are the registered trademark properties of JTI Inc. *The above names are the registered property of their respective owners.

 
 

Click link below to return to the top of the page
JUST SOME OF ZEPHYRTRONICS CUSTOMERS....

           

SMD Rework, SMT Rework
AirBath Air Bath, SMD Rework Stations, Hot Air Pencil Soldering, BGA Rework Stations, CSP Rework Stations, Preheating Systems, PCB Preheaters, Pre-Heat SMT/ SMD, Low Temp Rework, SMT DeSoldering Tools, Vacuum Pickup Tools, Circuit Board Holders, PCB Fixture & PCB Holders &, Board Cradles, Rework Solder Paste, No-Clean Solder Paste, Low Melt
® De-Solder Wire, DeSolder Wire, Hot Air Rework Stations, Fume Extractors, SMT Dental Probes, SMT, SMD Rework Kit, BGA Rework Kit, LMK Kit, BGA Re-Balling Kit, SMD Tweezers, Power Palm Plunger, QFP Lead Straightener

How To - SMT, CSP, BGA Rework
How To - BGA Alignment; How To - SMT Rework; How To - PCB Preheating, How To - BGA & CSP Rework; How To - Quickly Solder SMD Packages Effectively; How To - CSP Alignment; How To - Lead-Free Rework; How To - SMD Removal Economical; How To - SMD Removal Professional; How To - Hot Air Pencil / AirPencil Soldering; How To - SMD Quick Chip Removal; How To - BGA Re-Balling; How To - Rework PLCC, QFP, QFN, LCC, SOIC, SOL, Shielded SMD, TSOP; How To - Solder & Rework Ceramic Capacitors; How To - Solder & Rework Glass Diodes; How to Repair Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops

Soldering, De-Soldering
Soldering Accessories, Solder Wire, No-Clean Solder Wire, Eutectic Solder Wire, Solder Wire Dispenser, Solder Paste, Lead-Free Solder Paste, Flux, Solder Paste Dispensers, Low Melt
® DeSolder Wire, De-Solder Wire, Soldering Tips, Thru-Hole DeSoldering Tools, DeSoldering Tips, Tips for DeSoldering, De-Solder Wick & DeSoldering Braid, Smoke Extractors, Fume Extractor Filters, Carbon Activated Filters, SolderMill™, Solder Sucker / DeSolder Pump, Pre-heating Systems, Preheat Thru-Hole, PCB Pre-heaters, Flux Solvent, How To - Connector Rework; How To - PC/104 Soldering and Rework; How To - Thru-Hole / Through Hole Desolder / De-Solder; How To - Low Melt® Desolder Wire; How To- Stop Lifting Pads; How To- Desolder / De-Solder Heavy Ground Planes; How To - Lead-Free Soldering and De-Soldering; Pre-Heaters for Lead-Free Rework and Soldering

Dispensing Equipment, Gear, Supplies, Dispensing Bottles & Dispensing Accessories
Dispensing Systems, Dispensing Syringes, Dispensing Barrels, Tapered Dispensing Tips, Blunt Needles,
Dispensing Bottles, Stainless Steel Needles, Dispensing Needles, Industrial Needles, Dispensing Tips, Industrial Dispensing Tapered Tips and Needles, Dispensing Accessories, Flux Bottles, Solder Paste in Syringe, Paste Rack Solder Paste Holder, Dispensing Supplies, Power Palm Plunger, Manual Dispensing, Alcohol Pump Bottles, Automatic Dispensing, Squeeze Bottles, Wash Bottles, Brush Bottles, Spout Bottles, Pump Bottles

Benchtop Accessories, Bench Supplies, Benchtop Tools
SMD Solder Paste, Solder Wire, LowMelt®, No-Clean Flux, BGA Flux, Rework Tack Flux, Non-Flammable Flux Remover, Pen Vac, SMT Tweezers, Fume Extraction, SMD Tweezers, PC Board Fixtures, Hot Air Tips, AirTips, Replacement Soldering Sponges, Iron Plated Soldering Tips, Foam Swabs, Anti-Static Foam Swabs, Thru-Hole & Solvent Brushes, Helping Hands, LMK Rework Kits,
X-BOX 360 Repair, Wire Strippers & Wire Cutters, Flush Cutters, Micro Shears & Needle Nose Piers, Straightening Tool for QFP Leads, ESD Wrist Straps, ESD Wrist Strap Tester   

Updated for June 30, 2017