• KIC to Discuss Thermal Processes for the Modern Smart Factory at SMTA Guadalajara


    KIC is pleased to announce plans to exhibit at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Sept. 21-22, 2022, at the Expo Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico. Miguel Carbajal, KIC’s Mexico Sales Manager, will be available to discuss Reflow Process Inspection (RPI), Wave Process Inspection (WPI), NPI setup, process and recipe optimization for reduced defects, improved OEE, oven performance tracking and solutions for thermal processes.

    Electronics manufacturing, and particularly the automotive industry in Mexico, is moving into an
    era requiring intelligent use of large amounts of data in order to run a flexible, efficient and
    successful manufacturing operation. KIC is at the forefront of this trend providing customers an
    easy path along this ‘smart factory’ learning curve. As you move into this new era, you will find
    easy solutions in the KIC ecosystem of smart oven technologies – you’ll reap the early rewards
    of electronic manufacturing’s new future.

    KIC’s industry’s leading solution for turning Heat to Data™ offers a complete ecosystem that
    covers all electronics assembly and semiconductor packaging thermal processes, as well as
    manufacturing challenges for process setup and inspection. The company offers automation,
    traceability and connectivity for the automotive, medical, aerospace, network and military
    markets for electronic manufacturing.

    Additionally, KIC has solutions for challenges such as handling process audits, automating
    manual profiling and data reporting tasks, MES connectivity, Industry 4.0 implementation, NPI
    process setup, reducing solder defects (voiding, head in pillow, tombstoning), and more.

    The latest addition to the thermal process inspection family is KIC’s WPI, bringing its award-
    winning technology and thermal experience to the wave solder process. Wave Process
    Inspection provides users with automatic profiling – including an industry first dwell time and
    parallelism measurement for each production board – real-time preheat and wave analytics,
    automatic SPC charting and more.

    KIC’s 45 years of experience in automated process data collection, direct service and support
    offices in every region, and more than 25,000 systems in the field brings the most reliable,
    accurate and innovative solutions for electronics manufacturing thermal process challenges.

    Move toward the future with full line connectivity, flexible production, data analytics and real-
    time insight, making sure to include your ovens and wave solder machines. For more
    information about KIC, visit www.kicthermal.com.

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