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Welcome to Zephyrtronics! The World's First Low Temp & Thermal Profile Approach to the Electronic Bench.
 
TECHNICAL PAPERS & VIDEO DIRECTORY
     
• The Benefits of Pre-Heating
• Three Methods of Pre-Heating
• Post-Cooling™
• Thermal Profiling at Your Bench
 
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• Challenges of the RoHS Lead-Free Mandate
•  A case Study: Lead-Free vs. Leaded Solder
•  PCB Preheating Makes Lead-Free a Breeze
•  4 Reflow Profiles: Leaded & Unleaded Solder
     
• Solder Paste is Ideal for SMT at the Bench
• The Hot AirPencil is Ideal for SMT at the Bench
• The Limitations of a Traditional Soldering Iron
• General Overview
• Convective vs. Conductive Reflow
• Contact vs. Non-Contact Reflow
• Read How it All Started
   
 
  Tech Paper #06
  Paradigm Shift for BGA & SMT Tasks at the Bench
• How Zephyrtronics Changed the PCB World.
• Old Soldering Paradigm: Scorching Tools
• New Paradigm, Duplicate the Original Profile
• Low-Temp Solder Alloy for Removing SMD’s
• How & Why to Preheat PCB's at the Bench
 • How to Solder Hundreds of Pins At Once
 • Soldering Stackable Connectors
 • PC/104, IEH & Samtec® Connectors
 • Solder All Connector Pins in Seconds!
 • DeSolder All Connector Pins in Seconds!
 • 100% Solder Fill With Fillets!
 • Patented Technology
   
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 How To Video Demonstrations for the PCB Bench Top
         
 • How to Solder With Paste & a Hot AirPencil
 • De-Solder & Remove SMD's in 180 Seconds
 • The Science of Low Temperature Rework
 • Soldering SMD's at the Benchtop
 • The Four Industry Methods of Preheating
 • How to Choose the Correct PC Board Holder
       
           
   

   
 

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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 August 24, 2016