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OK International to Exhibit Bench Tool Solutions from Metcal at NEPCON South China

Aug 15, 2013

OK International will demonstrate the new Metcal MX-5200 and Scorpion with Side-View Camera in Stand A-1K25 at NEPCON South China 2013, scheduled to take place August 27-29, 2013 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in China.

The MX-5200 now features a dual-simultaneous use option, meaning that two hand-pieces can work from one power supply at the same time. The dynamic option enables the two hand-pieces to share 80 watts output power based on demand, adding even more application flexibility and speed.
Supporting the MX-5200 Series simultaneous dual operation are four different hand-pieces and a comprehensive range of soldering and rework cartridges. 
Also on display, the modular Metcal Scorpion Rework System allows for simultaneous viewing of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) pads and component pads or balls for the accurate placement of BGAs. The Scorpion can create specifically tailored reflow profiles through OK International’s unique convection heating technology with nozzle and dual-zone pre-heater in one user-friendly, single platform rework system.

The Scorpion will be displayed with the new Side-View Camera Upgrade Kit (APR-SRS-UK3). The kit features high magnification optics, a CMOS sensor camera with USB 2.0 connection, and picture-in-picture functionality accessed through the Scorpion software, eliminating the need for a second monitor. The double articulated arm with a wide adjustment range provides a robust and versatile camera mount, and attaches directly to the Scorpion Rework System.

Meet company representatives at NEPCON South China for more information about Metcal’s bench tool solutions. Additionally, Metcal, a product group of OK International, announces that it has begun a global rebranding. The OKi brand that comprises soldering and desoldering, hand-held convection, fume extraction and fluid dispensing tools and equipment, will be unified globally under the Metcal brand name. The rebranding process is expected to be completed by the end of September 2013.

The rebranding makes the Metcal product line even more accessible to a wider audience by carrying forward the value proposition created by the OKi brand, now leveraging the globally recognized Metcal name,” commented Gary Stoffer, Global Director of Sales and Marketing.  “The Metcal brand extension creates a full bench tool solution portfolio appealing to the full range of customers, from the cost conscious buyer to the most demanding applications.”

Metcal is a leading global provider of bench tool solutions, delivering the optimal balance of performance and reliability for electronics production assembly. The company provides expert product support and responsive customer service, with localization to meet regional market needs. Metcal product lines include: hand soldering/desoldering, convection rework systems, fume extraction systems and fluid dispensing solutions. For more information, visit the Metcal Web site at

OK International is a leading global supplier of soldering tools and equipment for production assembly. The product range includes bench top soldering and desoldering tools, array package rework equipment, fluid dispensing systems and accessories, and fume extraction systems.

OK International is committed to understanding the product needs of its customers and supplies professional grade products that are innovative, reliable, price competitive and easy to use. Through a global sales channel, OK International provides expert product support and responsive customer service, with localization to meet regional market needs.

OK International  - 4 Floor West, 1st Building, Tingwe Industrial Park, 6 Liufang Road 
Baocheng 67th Area, Baoan District - Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518101, PRC
Tel: +86-138-2318-7408 – E-mail:


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