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Frequency of Soldering Stations Calibration

Vijay

#26738

Frequency of Soldering Stations Calibration | 30 December, 2003

Hi, Does any body know what is the recommended freqency of Soldering Iron/stations calibration?

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#26746

Frequency of Soldering Stations Calibration | 30 December, 2003

The soldering station calibration frequency varies with the manufacturer of the station and possibly with changing of heating elements.

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tommy

#26748

Frequency of Soldering Stations Calibration | 31 December, 2003

We started up with the temperature recording daily and change it to once per week.The calibration is done 6 monthly and again it depend on usage,product thermal sensitivity and customer requirement.

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p.LAKSHMANAN

#26751

Frequency of Soldering Stations Calibration | 2 January, 2004

cALIBRATION OF SOLDERING IRON DEPENDS ON THE USAGE AND AGAIN DEPENDS ON THE PERFORMANCE.NORMALLY U CAN FIX THE CALIBRATION INTERVAL AS 3 MONTHS (OR) 6 MONTHS AND ANALYSE IF THERE IS ANY SUBSTANTIAL DRIFT IN THE READINGS(BETWEEN ACTUAL AND DISPLAYED).IF SO U CAN REDUCE THE INTERVAL.IF NOT U CAN INCREASE THE INTERVAL

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Solderboffin

#26957

Frequency of Soldering Stations Calibration | 22 January, 2004

Hi Vijay The short answer is, there isnt one! Sorry to be vaugue but its pretty much up to you and the quality systems you are working to. The generally accepted interval is every month, but there are not rules. The other issue to face is the definition of the word "calibration". For instance if you are using Metcal or the old Weller TCP stations, they cannot be "Calibrated" in the true sense of the word. You can measure the temperature but there is nothing to adjust if its wrong. I have a document available to anyone that requires it, that I can email to you if you would like.

Nick Prince Coopertools UK.

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#26959

Frequency of Soldering Stations Calibration | 22 January, 2004

A "boffin"!!! How nice to have one of those aboard. Welcome.

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Chava

#27020

Frequency of Soldering Stations Calibration | 28 January, 2004

I would like a copy of your document please

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Solderboffin

#27023

Frequency of Soldering Stations Calibration | 28 January, 2004

No problem Chava. I need you email address. send me an email and I will forward it to you. Nick.

Nick Prince Coopertools Europe. http://www.cooperhandtools.com/europe/

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