KIC Thermal

KIC's provides products and services designed to improve a variety of thermal monitoring, profiling and process control applications.

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Making Ovens Smarter

KIC provides hardware and software tools that help define, measure, monitor, and improve thermal processes for electronics manufacturing services. This reduces downtime, can decrease electrical expenses, and reduce your labor costs, all while improving your manufacturing quality, overall productivity, employee morale and customer satisfaction… and ultimately, profits.

KIC does this with a focus on continuous innovation. We’ve developed an entire generation of smart technologies for reflow ovens, curing ovens, and wave solder machines, allowing you to not just reduce production costs, to not just improve quality, but to add capabilities that you can use to win new business.

Technical Support 24 Hours Every Day Everywhere, Risk Free Guarantee

All KIC products are designed to give maximum value and fast payback by streamlining your thermal process. Investment in a KIC product is a step toward total process control and quality management. All KIC products come with a no questions asked, 30 day money back guarantee.

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16 products »
KIC Vision² Periodic Automatic Profiling for Reflow and Curing Ovens

Eliminate manual periodic profiling KIC Vision² utilizes temperature and speed sensors embedded in the oven for consistent and accurate profile measurements of the processed PCB Pro...

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KIC Vision² Periodic Automatic Profiling for Reflow and Curing Ovens
KIC SPS Smart Manual Profiler

The smart profiler for reduced cost, improved quality and convenient data sharing. Built with the Latest Data Processing and Wireless Technologies Available - A Smart Device ...

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KIC SPS Smart Manual Profiler
KIC X⁵™ Intelligent Reflow Thermal Profiler

Robust and Compact Hardware with 2 Year Warranty This new and improved hardware is designed to withstand the roughest and toughest daily handling. In addition, the electronic circuitry has been changed to tolerate a high...

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KIC X⁵™ Intelligent Reflow Thermal Profiler
KIC K² Mobile Profile Setter

Conveniently view and share profiles on mobile devices. The K² is available both as a standard “passive” profiler as well as an “active” profiler in the same unit. The passive profiler measures and displays...

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KIC K² Mobile Profile Setter
KICstart²™ Affordable, Easy to Use Thermal Profiler

The KICstart²™ thermal profiler utilizes core technologies developed by KIC, the world’s premier thermal profiling company, and is supported by KIC’s worldwide organization. Packaging these innovative technologies into a low...

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KICstart²™ Affordable, Easy to Use Thermal Profiler
KIC Auto-Focus Power - Thermal Process Optimization Software for Reflow Ovens

Conveniently view and share profiles on mobile devices Software Description Auto-Focus Power™ is a ‘recipe search engine’ with an intelligent database Every manual profi...

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KIC Auto-Focus Power - Thermal Process Optimization Software for Reflow Ovens
KIC Navigator Power - Process Optimization Software

Reflow Oven Set Up for Lower Electricity Use - Improve Production Quality The One-Best Process Set Up -- Automatically KIC’s powerful Navigator™ software is a system that automatically determines ...

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KIC Navigator Power - Process Optimization Software
KIC Reflow Process Index (RPI) Software

Managing the Ultimate Reflow Oven Output. The KIC RPI helps manage reflow ovens to consistently maximize the desired results. In addition, the RPI provides process deficiency information in order to help users correct their defect issu...

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KIC Reflow Process Index (RPI) Software
ProBot Automatic Profiling System

The Profiling Machine for your Profile Machine The ProBot automatically verifies whether each PCB is processed to specification in the reflow oven. The suspect PCBs then can be sent off to batch X-ray. Because the typical batch X-ray m...

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ProBot Automatic Profiling System
KIC 24/7 Wave - Wave Solder Process Software

Automatic Profiling, SPC and Traceability for Wave Solder The KIC 24/7 Wave brings an innovative level of automation to the wave solder process: around-the-clock monitoring, SPC charting, analysis, documentation, and production traceab...

Wave Soldering

KIC 24/7 Wave - Wave Solder Process Software
KIC Footprint 1-Click Oven Monitoring

1-Click Oven Monitoring The Footprint concept The alternative to frequent profiling and thermal process windows is to monitor the machine drift The Footprint system monitors the oven temper...

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KIC Footprint 1-Click Oven Monitoring
KIC Wave Surfer - Wave Profiler Fixture with Optional Process Optimization Software

The KIC® Wave Surfer™ is a self-contained system that provides critical data on wave solder machine set up and performance. Used in conjunction with your SlimKIC® 2000™ and the KIC 2000 software, you can ensure your wave ...

Wave Soldering

KIC Wave Surfer - Wave Profiler Fixture with Optional Process Optimization Software
KIC Carrier - Profiler Carrier for Edge Conveyor Reflow Ovens

The award winning KIC profilers provide accurate and quick profiling, as well as optimum oven set up. Facilitates Reflow Profiling Works on Edge Conveyors with and without Center Board Support Profile Low ...

Board Handling - Pallets, Carriers, Fixtures

KIC Carrier - Profiler Carrier for Edge Conveyor Reflow Ovens
KIC Aluminum Tape - Solution for Reliable Thermocouple Attachment

Don't Sacrifice PCBs for Profiling Double Sided Thermally Conductive Tape Used for Attaching Thermocouples to PCBS. Non-destructive TC attachment Reliable TC readings <...

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KIC Aluminum Tape - Solution for Reliable Thermocouple Attachment
Thermocouples

KIC offers standard sized thermocouples in a variety of temperature ranges and wire lengths to meet virtually any application requirements. Standard Temp, Type K Chromel/Alumel, 260C max temp, multiple colors Medium Te...

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Thermocouples
KIC Profiling Tool Kit

Profiling is essentially a means to an end. What is important is to set up the oven quickly, and to make sure that each and every product is processed in spec. The KIC Profiling Kit joins the other KIC offerings designed to help electronics manufactu...

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KIC Profiling Tool Kit
2 technical articles »
Making Ovens Smarter

Sep 19, 2016 | Bjorn Dahle

This white paper seeks to set out the value of a ‘smarter’ approach to the reflow process and how a more intelligent oven can offer real added value and performance to the entire line. It also lays out some of the criteria that is important when selecting smart equipment for a smart process, that conforms to, and is ready for, IoM or Industry 4.0...

Evaluating The Accuracy Of a Nondestructive Thermocouple Attach Method For Area-Array Package Profiling

Jan 06, 2011 | Brian O' Leary, Tim Grove, Dr. S. Manian Ramkumar

The oven recipe, which consists of the reflow oven zone temperature settings and the speed of the conveyor, will determine a specific time‐temperature profile for a given PCB assembly. In order to achieve a good quality PCB assembly, the time‐temperature ...

176 news releases »
Smart Profiling System at NEPCON Shanghai – KIC SPS

Mar 22, 2017 | KIC will introduce the new KIC SPS thermal profiler in China in Stand 1G12# at NEPCON China, scheduled to take place April 25-27, 2017 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center.

KIC Debuts New Smart Profilers

Mar 17, 2017 | KIC today announced plans to introduce its new thermal profiler. This new reflow profiler transforms thermal process data collection from a costly chore to a value-added function. The core function of a reflow oven is to produce an acceptable profile on each PCB. The new KIC SPS smart profiler collects the profile data and compares it to the process specifications. Within seconds, our new smart profiler also suggests an improved reflow oven setup.

KIC Brings on New R&D Manager

Feb 07, 2017 | KIC today announced that it has hired Bill Kazmierowicz. Kazmierowicz will develop new products and services, using the latest technologies, techniques and materials.

Bill Kazmierowicz.
KIC Strengthens Its Sales Channels & Customer Support in the Upper Midwest

Jan 24, 2017 | KIC is pleased to announce the appointment E-tronix as its representative in the Upper Midwest. E-tronix is an experienced manufacturers’ representative company that specializes in the electronics assembly, medical device manufacturing, semiconductor manufacturing and research and development industries. KIC has signed on E-tronix to cover the Upper Midwest territory, including Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa.

Erik Stromberg.
KIC introduces the $35,000 Smart Factory Starter Kit at APEX

Jan 10, 2017 | KIC today announced plans to introduce its new Smart Factory Starter Kit in Booth #3019 at the 2017 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 14-16, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center in Calif.

Smart Factory Starter Kit.
KIC Celebrates 40 Years of Helping Manufacturers Improve Quality & Reduce Costs Through Thermal Process Optimization

Jan 03, 2017 | KIC today announces its 40th year anniversary in the thermal processing business, helping manufacturers improve quality while reducing costs. A key to KIC’s success is the ability to provide value to its customers by giving them real-time and historic thermal process data that allows the manufacturer to make better decisions, faster.

Bjorn Dahle .
ACI Technologies Conducts Hands-on Profiling and Solder Reflow Course with KIC Equipment

Nov 17, 2016 | KIC today announced that ACI Technologies will host a “Profiling and Solder Reflow: Electronics Manufacturing Skills Training” from Nov. 21-22, 2016. The hands-on training will be conducted on KIC’s automated thermal process tools and systems, and will provide personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to setup and operate a reflow process. Upon completion students will be able to apply their knowledge of reflow soldering techniques by successfully identifying the heat transfer modes and systems for each reflow method covered.

MB Allen to Present Recent Research at the SMTA Space Coast Expo

Oct 17, 2016 | KIC today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Space Coast Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 at the Melbourne Auditorium in FL. MB (Marybeth) Allen will present “Optimization of the Reflow Profile to Minimize Voiding” at 11 a.m.

“Optimization of the Reflow Profile to Minimize Voiding”
Optimize Your Reflow Profile at the SMTA New England Expo Booth 604

Oct 13, 2016 | KIC today announced plans to exhibit at the New England Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. MB (Marybeth) Allen will present “Optimization of the Reflow Profile to Minimize Voiding.”

“Optimization of the Reflow Profile to Minimize Voiding.”
Leading Automated Thermal Process Tools – Visit KIC at MATELEC

Oct 11, 2016 | KIC today announced that its distributor in Spain, Propelec, will represent the company at MATELEC, scheduled to take place Oct 25-28, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. Visit Hall 5 – Booth #5B03 & 5B05 to learn more about KIC’s X5 Profiler, automatic profiling, and smart oven technology.

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Contact information

KIC Thermal

16120 West Bernardo Drive
San Diego, California, 92127
USA

  • Phone +1 (858) 673.6050
  • Fax +1 (858) 673.0085

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Europe

KIC Europe

Via Zoe Fontana, 220
Edificio B2, scala A
Rome, Piano 1 00131, Italy

  • Phone +39-342-147-9460
  • Fax +39-064-131-671

China

KIC China

Unit 0204B, Block 1A, Singa Plaza No.8, Zhong Xin Avenue West, Suzhou Industrial Park
Suzhou, 215021, China

  • Phone +86.512.6763.5171
  • Fax +86.512.6763.5173

Singapore

KIC Singapore

71 Ubi Crescent #08-14, Excalibur Centre
Singapore, 408571, Singapore

  • Phone +65 6744-4998
  • Fax +65 6744-1433

Shenzhen

KIC Shenzhen

Room B2,12 Floor, Shenrong Building, Fuqiang Road, Futian Zone
Shenzhen, 518045, China

  • Phone (86)-0755-83873076
  • Fax (86)-0755-83873204

TianJin

KIC TianJin

Room 1-901, Chuangzhi Building No.42 Xinkai Road Hedong Zone
Tianjin, 300011, China

  • Phone (86)-022-84236918
  • Fax (86)-022-24413117

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