Manufacturing Process Equipment

Brief Overview of the Metcal CV-5210 Soldering Iron with Connection Validation

The burden of quality and inter-metallic thickness of hand soldered joints had traditionally relied upon visual inspection and experience of the operator. Not anymore.

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A Compact Review of Weller’s WT Soldering System

According to Weller, the WT soldering stations represent the world’s first soldering system with replaceable, passive, high-performance soldering tips.

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Finding a High Performance IC Socket Manufacturer

Overall size and method of attachment is crucial to ideal fit and function. Off-the-shelf solutions don’t always fit specific requirements for outdated or rare hardware. Custom designed IC sockets accommodate rare device configurations, odd sizes, and alternate mounting configurations.

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Pros and Cons of Solder Paste Stencils — Alpha Assembly Solutions

All electronic devices have a printed circuit board fit into them. It is the most basic component, needed for all electronics to function the way

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New Techcon TS8100 Series PC Pump now available from PAC

Production Automation Corporation now carries the newly introduced Techcon Systems TS8100 Series positive displacement progressive cavity (PC) pump. A continuously volumetric dispense pump based on

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Find Delvo Torque Drivers at PAC!

Production Automation is pleased to announce that we are now a distributor for Delvo torque drivers! Nitto Kohji’s Delvo electric screwdrivers are high quality tools for professional use.

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Dispensing: Recycle or Replace?

The most popular dispensing technique used in the manufacturing process is time and pressure dispensing (TPD) from a syringe barrel. This method became popular because

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ASG 90's Throwback Promotion

For a limited time, ASG will honor 1990’s pricing on select HIOS electric screwdrivers. All drivers also include a free PS-55 power supply as well!

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New product spotlight: Hakko FX-100 Induction Heat Soldering System and FR-810 Hot Air Rework Station

We can all agree that having the right tools makes your job a whole lot easier. Today we are going to focus on two of the

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Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Soldering

We ran into this fantastic soldering demo on YouTube using PACE equipment. View Production Automation’s YouTube Channel View all the PACE products Production Automation offers

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How to Tin a Soldering Tip

The proper use and care of the soldering tip will increase soldering production and decrease solder joint failure.  Properly caring for your soldering tip increases their

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Hakko FM-204 Desoldering Station

This is our second to last post in our Hakko free shipping promotion. Today we’ll focus on the Hakko FM-204 Desoldering Station. In electronics, “desoldering” is

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Hakko FR-802 SMD Hot Air Rework Station

Today’s Hakko product feature is the FR-802 SMD Hot Air Rework Station. As mentioned before we are using this week to focus on Hakko, and

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Hakko FX-888 Soldering Station

Continuing on our Hakko product focus, today we’ll look at the Hakko FX-888 Soldering Station. Please keep in mind that the items that were blogged

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Hakko FA-400 Smoke Absorber

Breathe easy with the Hakko FA-400 Bench Top Smoke Absorber. The FA-400 removes soldering smoke and fumes quickly, safely and efficiently. The unit can be used in

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Hakko FA-430 Fume Extraction System

The Hakko FA-430 Fume Extraction unit is expressly for use at soldering stations, extracting the contaminated air directly at the source. Contaminated air is captured

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