PDR-America

Premier Manufacturer of BGA Rework Systems and Thermal Test HALT/HASS Systems. Company Features patented Focused Infrared-Visible IR systems Since 1987. Nozzle Free 4500 Systems Deployed with Global Network Sales and Support.

Repair/Rework, Soldering, Manufacturer of Test Equipment

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An overview of PDR SMT/BGA Focused IR Rework

At PDR we design and manufacture production and test equipment for the electronics assembly industry using only the finest components for optimum precision. PDR BGA Rework and Test Stations are some of the best available worldwide.

PDR was formed in 1985, launching the industry's first pioneering Visible IR systems utilizing PDR's patented "Enhanced Focused IR Technology". 30 Years later, PDR continues to be at the forefront of SMD Rework and Test Technology, working with many of the world's top names in,

  • Telecommunications
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Avionics
  • Defense
  • Bio-Medical
  • Control Systems
  • Consumer Electronics
  • ​Research and Development
  • Maintenance and Repair Organizations
  • Contract Manufacturing

To support our customers, PDR provides Gold Standard Sales and Technical Support services from  PDR regional offices, plus a global network of professional sales/ support partners. Since 1987, PDR have successfully supplied over 4,500 systems to the world's electronics industry with each PDR customer making a clear, well informed decision to buy PDR IR technology.

There are many different Rework System choices out there but our customers feel comfortable to choose PDR, returning to us time and time again to benefit from our advanced precision thermal engineering.

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PDR E3G BGA Rework Station Next Generation Rework Technology

The PDR IR-E3VG Evolution - Next Generation Rework System -  is made of only the finest materials and components for optimum precision and rework excellence. Combining PDR's ThermoActive software

Rework & Repair Equipment

PDR E3G BGA Rework Station Next Generation Rework Technology

IR-E6 XL Evolution - BGA Rework Station for PCBs up to 24

Ultimate Performance, BGA Rework Station for small-large PCBs upto 24"/620mm The PDR IR-E6 Evolution XL Rework System is made of only the finest materials and components for optimum precision and rework ex...

Rework & Repair Equipment

IR-E6 XL Evolution - BGA Rework Station for PCBs up to 24

PDR E3M Micro-Rework System with Enhanced Platform Design

PDR IR-E3M Evolution - Micro-Rework System with Enhanced Platform Design -  is made of only the finest materials and components for Micro-Precision Rework. Combining PDR's ThermoActive s...

Rework & Repair Equipment

PDR E3M Micro-Rework System with Enhanced Platform Design

PDR IR-TS One Focused IR Bench Top HALT/HASS Test System

The PDR IR-TS One HALT/HASS Test System has been designed to thermally cycle key critical components and assemblies to detect defects. Using PDR’s unique Non-Destructive Dual Thermal Stress Screening Process, based on a variation on HALT/HAS...

Test Equipment

PDR IR-TS One Focused IR Bench Top HALT/HASS Test System

PDR E3S Evolution Series with Dual Pyrometer Control

The PDR IR-E3S Evolution Series with Dual Pyrometer Control is engineered with only the finest materials and components for optimum precision and rework sustainability.  The PDR IR-E3S 

Rework & Repair Equipment

PDR E3S Evolution Series with Dual Pyrometer Control

PDR IR-C3i Entry Level Software Controlled Focused IR Rework System

The PDR IR-C3  Chipmate - Auto Profile Software Controlled Focused IR Rework System utilises PDR's ThermoActive Suite Software and is designed specifically for the removal and replacment of SMT/SMD compo...

Rework & Repair Equipment

PDR IR-C3i Entry Level Software Controlled Focused IR Rework System

PDR D3Vi Lower Cost Discovery Series Rework Station for PCBs upto 12

Professional SMD Rework Station for PCBs upto 12"/300mm. The PDR IR-D3Vi Discovery provides all the essential features for quality rework and is made of only the finest ...

Rework & Repair Equipment

PDR D3Vi Lower Cost Discovery Series Rework Station for PCBs upto 12

PDR IR-C3 Chipmate Entry-Level SMD/BGA Rework Station

The PDR IR-C3  Chipmate is designed specifically for the removal and replacment of SMT components and connectors when high-end optical placement systems are not required. The system easily tack...

Rework & Repair Equipment

PDR IR-C3 Chipmate Entry-Level SMD/BGA Rework Station

24 news releases »

ASSEMBLY-TECH LLC to Represent PDR Americas

Jul 18, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it has partnered with ASSEMBLY-TECH, LLC. Armand Karolian, president of ASSEMBLY-TECH, and his team will cover the expansive territory that includes all of NY, CT, MA, RI, VT, NH, ME and Eastern Canadian Providences of ON, QC, NB, NL, PE and NS.

Micro-Focused IR Thermal Testing with PDR's Focused IR

Jun 20, 2017 | PDR introduces the benchtop based PDR IR-TS One IR Thermal Test System, designed to thermally cycle key critical components and assemblies to detect defects. Using PDR’s unique Non-Destructive Dual Thermal Stress Screening Process, based on a variation on HALT/HASS principles, the system is able to focus the testing on suspected problem areas to safely screen out early field failures caused by design, environmental, production and structural defects.

New Focused IR Micro Component / PCB Rework System from PDR Americas

Jun 13, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce the PDR IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System. In response to customer demands for ultra-precision micro-rework, PDR has taken its popular Focused IR E3 Evolution Series Rework Platform and further enhanced it for extreme micro-rework applications. In addition to general-purpose applications, the IR-E3M’s thermal, mechanical and optical features are all precisely engineered to easily deal with micro components and micro PCBs.

New PDR Hot Plate Attachments for LED Rework, Flex Circuit Rework and Aluminum Clad Circuit Card Assemblies

Jun 07, 2017 | PDR is pleased to introduce its new aluminum clad PCB rework tools for LED rework, flex circuit rework and aluminum clad circuit card assemblies. Designed to be incorporated into PDR’s existing line-up of Focused IR Rework Machines, PDR’s new Hot Plate series incorporates all of the best attributes of PDR technology into a contact heating system, thereby efficiently providing the thermal energy necessary to tackle the widest range of applications possible.

PDR Americas Introduces Enhanced IR-E3G Gold Rework System

May 25, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce the enhanced IR-E3G Gold, one of three versions that make up the IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations. The PDR IR- E3G has been the company’s top selling station for many years, a clear preferred choice of customers worldwide. The versatile system is ideal for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/microBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized PCBs.

PDR Americas Now Offers Three Versions of Its Best Selling SMD/BGA Rework Station

May 11, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that it now offers three versions that make up the IR-E3 Evolution Series of SMD/BGA Rework Stations. The PDR IR- E3G has been the company’s top selling station for many years, a clear preferred choice of customers worldwide. The versatile system is ideal for a very wide range of SMD/BGA/uBGA/CSP/LED applications on small-large sized PCBs. The PDR IR-E3 systems are available in three models – IR-E3S Standard, IR-E3G Gold and IR-E3M Micro Component/PCB Rework System – each configured perfectly for their respective roles.

PDR Americas and Horizon to Discuss Versatile IR Rework System for Small to Large PCB Assemblies

May 01, 2017 | PDR is pleased to announce that Horizon Sales will discuss the IR-E6 Evolution XL rework system at the SMTA Michigan Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Crossroads Conference Center in Grand Rapids, MI. Horizon Sales is PDR’s exclusive representative in the Midwestern U.S. The PDR IR-E6 SMD/BGA rework station, using PDR’s patented Focused IR technology, has been specifically designed to cope with the challenges of repairing today’s PCB assemblies.

Learn about PDR’s Rapid Dual Thermal Defect Detection & Component / Solder-Joint Validation at SMTA Wisconsin

Apr 23, 2017 | PDR, a leader in IR rework, test and inspection, is pleased to announce that Horizon Sales will discuss its new PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems at the SMTA Wisconsin Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Milwaukee Airport Crowne Plaza in WI. Horizon Sales is PDR’s exclusive representative in the Midwestern U.S.

New Rapid Dual Thermal Defect Detection & Component / Solder-Joint Validation from PDR Americas

Feb 28, 2017 | PDR is pleased to introduce the new PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test systems. The PDR IR-TS One Bench Top System and TS-2100 Cabinet System have been designed to thermally cycle key critical components and assemblies to detect defects. Applications include testing electronic assemblies, electronic devices, bonded structures of plastics and ceramics in a wide variety of fields, including medical, automotive, avionics, space and defense.

PDR Americas Partners with Aligned Solutions, Inc.

Feb 02, 2017 | PDR Americas today announced the appointment of Aligned Solutions, Inc. as its manufacturers’ representative in select states in the greater Midwest. Harley Cole will represent PDR in KS, NE, IA and MO, and Greg Fall will represent the company throughout ND, SD, MN, and Northwest WI.

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