By Nick Gilbert
SEHO Systems has introduced the new PowerWave N2 featuring the SEHO tunnel concept to reduce consumption of energy and nitrogen.
The PowerWave N2 features a specially-designed stainless steel closed tunnel system to enable reduced nitrogen consumption. Its groundbreaking tunnel insulation facilitates better energy efficiency, thus reducing production costs. Besides providing attractive design, its hinged heat-resistant glass covers enable access to all machine areas.
The PowerWave N2 has a fluxer unit that significantly lowers flux consumption and reduces maintenance needs. The spray fluxer featuring HVLP technology provides a stable spray jet and a highly accurate spray pattern even at the boundaries of the printed circuit boards, thus enabling a reproducible fluxing process, which in turn significantly reduces flux consumption. Moreover, it can easily process both water-based and alcohol-based fluxes.
The PowerWave N2 can be customized for certain production requirements due to the flexible configuration of its preheating zone that has 1800 mm of active length. Based on the requirements, it can be configured with convection heating modules, instantly reacting quartz emitters, or with infrared heating zones. It is possible to separately adjust, control and monitor every preheat zone.
The core component of the PowerWave N2 is the soldering area with a flexible configuration. The combination of advanced wave formers and a suitable nitrogen environment ensures better soldering results. Optimal flexibility can be achieved because the solder nozzles’ height is programmed for automatic adjustment. Moreover, the PowerWave N2 is suitable for processing zero-lead solder alloys. Its touch display with an interactive graphic user interface and process visualization makes operation simple.