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Electronic Controls Design Inc.(ECD)

ECD is recognized worldwide for its leadership and expertise in thermal monitoring and analysis technology. The company is a pioneer in the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced thermal profiling systems and software.

Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Design, Repair/Rework, Soldering, OEM

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Electronic Controls Design, Inc. (better known as ECD) is a world-class electronics manufacturer located in Portland, Oregon. Since 1964, our business has been the designing, manufacturing and worldwide marketing of specialized electronic products for Thermal Profiling.

ECD is a group of honest, intelligent, hard-working, and enjoyable people. We are absolutely committed to our customers and our VISION, MISSION and VALUES.

Since we first assisted in building the kidney dialysis machine in 1964, we have been a recognized leader in each of our markets. We have attained and maintained that status by listening closely to our customers, employees and suppliers. We strive to develop a sense of WOW with our customers. "WOW! I didn't know a product could do that for me!" or "WOW! I didn't know the service from your company could be that good!" are testimonials we try to invoke in the way we please our customers.

ECD values honesty and integrity in all of our relationships. We are a company that you can trust and depend on. If we say we are going to do something, you can count on it. We like to have fun at our work. We believe this is a great way for us to bring out our best abilities so we may reach our highest potential in serving our customers. Continuous improvement is a way of life at ECD. We can always get better at everything we do! If we live all these values, we will continue to be a profitable business which will continue to deserve your confidence and trust.

 ECD has established a worldwide presence through an effective combination of direct employees, distributors and manufacturer's representatives. Please contact us. We would like to "WOW" you!

Thermal Profiling for PCB Assembly

Electronic Controls Design Inc.(ECD) Postings
11 products »
M.O.L.E.® Flux and Wave Solder Thermal Profilers

Time and temperature are very important variables in soldering printed circuit boards. It is important to bring the circuit board assemblies up to a high enough temperature for a long enough period to effectively solder the components to the bo...

Wave Soldering

M.O.L.E.®  Flux and Wave Solder Thermal Profilers
WaveRIDER® NL 2 Wave Solder Pallet

The wave soldering process is one of the most challenging procedures to set up. The ECD WaveRIDER® NL 2 greatly simplifies wave solder set up and ensures perfect repeatability, time after time. Board recipe preheat temperatures, conveyor sp...

Wave Soldering

WaveRIDER® NL 2 Wave Solder Pallet
OvenRIDER® NL 2 Convection Reflow Oven Verification

Verify Reflow Oven Temperature Regardless of the recipe and what your reflow oven's controls indicate, what your PCB actually experiences at board-level as it goes through the oven can be SIGNIFICANTLY different. Achieve convec...

Reflow

OvenRIDER® NL 2 Convection Reflow Oven Verification
AutoM.O.L.E.® Xpert Reflow Solder Machine Thermal Management

Painless Profiling for Perfect Oven Recipes When utilizing the AutoM.O.L.E.®Xpert3 System, you are entering a new phase in the thermal management of your automated soldering operations. The new AutoM.O.L.E.®Xpert3 System au...

Reflow

AutoM.O.L.E.® Xpert Reflow Solder Machine Thermal Management
M.O.L.E.® MAP Thermal Profiler Software

M.O.L.E.® MAP is ECD's current software for setup, download, analysis, prediction and data storage that ships with the all new SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 thermal profiler, the MEGAM.O.L.E.® 20, the V-M.O.L.E.®, the PTP® VP-8 ...

Software

M.O.L.E.® MAP Thermal Profiler Software
Fluxometer® Flux Application Measuring Tool

Maximizes Yields and Reduces Rework The ECD Fluxometer® maximizes yields and reduces rework by qualifying your spray fluxer pattern uniformity and top-side-penetration. Improve Process Qualit...

Wave Soldering

Fluxometer® Flux Application Measuring Tool
OvenCHECKER™ Reflow Oven Verification Tool

Built around ECD's award winning V-M.O.L.E.® Thermal Profiler, the OvenCHECKER™ system comes complete with the profiler, thermal barrier, pallet and M.O.L.E.® MAP software, making it a complete solution for reflow oven...

Reflow

OvenCHECKER™ Reflow Oven Verification Tool
OvenWATCH® Continuous Reflow Oven Monitoring

The OvenWATCH® system is designed to continuously monitor the quality of PCB assemblies as they pass through your reflow ovens. Now the OvenWATCH® system can provide you and your customers with the confidence of knowing that the quality...

Reflow

OvenWATCH® Continuous Reflow Oven Monitoring
MEGARIDER™ Reflow Oven Analysis Test Boards

The MEGARIDER™ family helps you to know more about the behavior of your oven. Use them to characterize for development, verify for production, or qualify pre-purchase. Equal masses across the width of the boards, permit PCB-like profiles ...

Reflow

MEGARIDER™ Reflow Oven Analysis Test Boards
Thermal Profiling Accessories

Classic PCB Profiling tools are used to create a repeatable thermal process that meets the specifications required by the solder paste and or component manufacturers. Only by profiling do you have any idea of what the actual temperatures are on...

Wave Soldering

Thermal Profiling Accessories
1 technical article »
If you bear the cost of your product's failure, shouldn't you have a say in ensuring it's success?

Apr 09, 2009 | ECD

Evidence has come to light that increased solder process temperatures, specifically for lead free solder, are dramatically shortening life expectancy of components; failures do not show up during initial test, but much later on in the products life, ...

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ECD Taps Todd Clifton to Lead Company.

Sep 11, 2014 | ECD has named Todd Clifton as the company's new President to succeed founder and former President, Rex Breunsbach, who is downsizing his role at ECD. Clifton previously was ECD’s Vice-President of Sales and Marketing.

Todd Clifton, president of ECD.
Do You Own the Oldest M.O.L.E.®? Enter to Win a SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 kit

Nov 05, 2012 | ECD is digging deep to find the oldest M.O.L.E.® so scour your plant for a vintage, working M.O.L.E.® thermal profiler and enter our contest to Win a New SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 Kit

Enter to win a new SuperM.O.L.E.® Gold 2 kit
ECD Releases M.O.L.E. MAP 3.00 Thermal Profiling Software; Customers Realize Cost and Time Savings

May 31, 2012 | Upholding its promise to continuously advance thermal profiling technology, ECD has announced the release of M.O.L.E. ® MAP 3.00 (MAP 3.00) software designed to provide even greater levels of machine-assembly-process optimization.

ECD's MAP 3.00 software operates within a unique Environment, which is attuned to specific profiling jobs.  Here, the Environment list can be seen on the toolbar on the left hand side of the image.
ECD Debuts Thermal Quality Management Program: ThQM

Apr 13, 2009 | ECD introduced its thermal quality management program, called ThQM, for OEMs and their volume manufacturers. It is designed to directly address the dialog required between OEMs and contract assemblers, including OEM requirements, machine recipe development, and thermal profile verification.

ECD Launches New Thermosphere BLOG for Electronics Industry

Apr 09, 2009 | ECD is proud to announce the release of the newest resource for it's customers. ECD Thermosphere will be covering topics from thermocouple attachment to "Wavy Profiles"

ECD Soldering Seminar Will Help Improve Yields, Reduce Re-work and Increase Profitability!

Aug 02, 2001 | Mr. Ray Chartrand, one of the leading experts in the Soldering Industry, in concert with ECD will be holding a series of cost-saving Profiling Seminar during August 2001. Ray has over 20 years experience troubleshooting soldering, reflow, and cleaning problems for the electronics industry and presently consults for over 40 of the largest industries in the electronic assembly marketplace.

Guide to QC Monitoring Available

Aug 02, 2001 | ECD has announced that its new Guide to Quality Control of the Automated Solder Process is now available. This 16 page Guide will provide users with important information about Classic PCB Temperature Profiling as well as how to maintain a wave or reflow solder machine in "factory-new" condition.

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Electronic Controls Design Inc.(ECD)

4287-B SE International Way
Milwaukie, Oregon, 97222
United States

  • Phone +1 503 659 6100

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