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

Well-known for its data-rich software platform and robust hardware functionality, ECD is the thermal profiling choice of engineering professionals worldwide.

Establish a reliable thermal profile up-front will save big in the end.

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 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!

Electronic Controls Design Inc. (ECD) Postings

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MEGAM.O.L.E.® 20 Channel Thermal Profiler

Do you demand the highest density of thermocouples placement possible on your Hi-Reliability, High-Value PCB? ECD's got your Spec! Do you expect a software package that flexes with your workflow, providing customizable data extractions, Import...

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MEGAM.O.L.E.® 20 Channel Thermal Profiler

PTP® VP-8 Vapor Phase Thermal Profiling Solution

The “PTP® VP-8” is a complete thermal profiling solution for the vapor phase solder process, using the award winning, M.O.L.E.® MAP software, in combination with the German-Engineered PTP® Vapor Phase profi...

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PTP® VP-8 Vapor Phase Thermal Profiling Solution

Board Carrier™ for Reflow and Wave Solder Applications

Our high quality Board Carriers securely hold small to medium sized circuit boards of almost any shape and up to six Temprobes™ for thermal profiling. All Board Carriers Feature four adjustable arms. Two of the arms can be ...

Board Handling - Pallets, Carriers, Fixtures

Board Carrier™ for Reflow and Wave Solder Applications

REFLOW RIDER™ Thermal Profiler Carrier

Reflow Rider is designed for the new reflow ovens with edge rail conveyors and no conveyor belt. Reflow Rider's side rails adjust independently for height, to adapt easily to the new oven configurations including center board support rails, ed...

Board Handling - Pallets, Carriers, Fixtures

REFLOW RIDER™ Thermal Profiler Carrier

E-Z RIDER™ Thermal Profiler Carrier thru your Wave Machine

Profiling...Easier than Ever With Your Profiler Carried Securely. E-Z Rider is designed to carry your profiler safely through wave solder machines. E-Z Rider's titanium side rails are gripped by the finger conveyors, and support th...

Board Handling - Pallets, Carriers, Fixtures

E-Z RIDER™ Thermal Profiler Carrier thru your Wave Machine

Side Rider™ Width-Adjustable Profiler Carrier For Oven Conveyors

Profiling...Easier than Ever With Your Profiler Carried Securely in Small Tunnel, Belt-less Reflow Ovens. Side Rider™, an expandable safety platform designed to carry a M.O.L.E.® or another manufacturers Profiler securely thr...

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Side Rider™ Width-Adjustable Profiler Carrier For Oven Conveyors

TEMPROBE™ Precise Temperature Sensing Instrument

Accurately senses component temperatures without soldering or taping! TEMPROBE™ is a patented, precision temperature sensing instrument. The subminiature thermocouple tip can be placed anywhere on a board, including profiling in ...

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TEMPROBE™ Precise Temperature Sensing Instrument

V-M.O.L.E.® Compact Reflow Oven Thermal Profiler

The V-M.O.L.E.® is a full-featured compact thermal profiler that belies its sophistication in an easy-to-use 3-channel Mini-thermocouple configuration. Ideal for VERIFICATION of PCB profile performance, 3 channels give you Hot, Cold and Sensit...

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V-M.O.L.E.® Compact Reflow Oven Thermal Profiler

Profile Planner - Reflow Profiling Software

Match Solder Paste Specifications and Oven Configurations to Provide Robust Process Profiles... The Profile Planner is an Microsoft® Excel Workbook Application that allows you to match Solder Paste specifications and Oven specifica...

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Profile Planner - Reflow Profiling Software

SmartDRY™ Intelligent PCB Dry Storage, Dry Cabinet, Dry Box

SmartDRY™ desiccant dry cabinet for SMT components storage, intelligently controls MSL to the J-STD-033 specification while mitigating ESD at low relative humidity levels. Discover True Dry Storage Performance:

Board Handling - Storage

SmartDRY™ Intelligent PCB Dry Storage, Dry Cabinet, Dry Box

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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 Ranks Highest Among Soldering Equipment Providers, Honored with Second Consecutive Service Excellence Award

Mar 01, 2017 | ECD is celebrating its recent Service Excellence Award win, which marks the second consecutive such accolade for the thermal profiling and dry storage technology pioneer. The awards contest, sponsored by Circuits Assembly magazine, is voted on by customers and evaluates participants in the key areas of dependability, value, quality, responsiveness and technology. ECD won the Soldering Equipment category for the second year in a row, underscoring the effectiveness of the company’s M.O.L.E. thermal profiling systems and its robust service mindset.

ECD’s Customers Give High Marks for Service; Company Earns a Coveted Service Excellence Award

Apr 07, 2016 | At last month’s APEX event in Las Vegas, ECD was honored with one of the electronics assembly industry’s most prestigious awards, the Service Excellence Award. Unlike other contests that are voted on by a judging panel, the Service Excellence Award has particular cachet because winners are determined based on direct responses from participants’ customers, the true authorities of a company’s performance.

ECD Expands Successful SmartDRY™ Intelligent Dry Storage Portfolio with Addition of SmartDRY SD-48F

Mar 22, 2016 | Launched less than a year ago, ECD’s SmartDRY™ intelligent dry storage technology has dramatically changed the way manufacturers approach storage for moisture-sensitive devices (MSDs). With SmartDRY’s many unique features, electronics assembly specialists now have an affordable, sophisticated dry storage solution that is more conducive to dynamic manufacturing environments.

EI Microcircuits Leverages ECD’s Suite of Measurement Technologies to Ensure Robust Thermal Processes

Nov 01, 2015 | High-mix, medium-volume contract manufacturer, EI Microcircuits specializes in high-quality design, engineering and production of PCBs used in the industrial controls, medical and government sectors. With diverse and multiple jobs running throughout the Southern Minnesota-based EMS firm’s three facilities, ensuring tight reflow soldering processes is critical to high-yield and cost-effective manufacturing. For this important assembly process, EI Microcircuits relies on ECD’s M.O.L.E.® thermal profiling and OvenRIDER® technologies.

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.

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

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 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.

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