Replacing a batch reflow oven #Manufacturing @Brian_Dorey
Brian Dorey writes about seeking a replacement for their C.I.F FT 02 Batch reflow oven:
We looked at several options to replace the C.I.F CF02 oven but due to space restrictions and power constraints we couldn’t get a small belt reflow oven and had to go with another small batch reflow oven to build our circuit boards.
We decided to buy a C.I.F FT 03 Batch reflow oven with forced air convection which is a newer model of our previous oven. The FT 03 has a smaller overall footprint but is higher than the previous oven.
Large considerations for such replacements are space, power, and cooling. Brian goes over all these points in discussing their deliberations.
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