Metcal Launches New MX-500

Nov 04, 2013

MX-500 Soldering and Rework System

MX-500 Soldering and Rework System

Metcal, a product group of OK International, announces that it will be launching the NEW MX-500 Soldering and Rework system on November 1, 2013. 

Metcal’s new MX-500 Soldering and Rework System has been reimagined, adding features and a new look to a bench top icon. Built upon SmartHeat™ Technology, the new MX-500 assures extremely responsive and highly controlled heating delivering the exact energy needed to ensure a precise and reliable solder connection.  Additionally, the MX-500 retains switchable dual port, 40W operation while introducing numerous new features in a new housing.

Other features on this breakout machine include ground fault interrupt, universal power supply, and boasts compatibility with existing MX-500 products: MX upgrade kits, tip-cartridges and accessories.

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

Since 1982, Metcal has been a recognized worldwide leader in the electronics assembly marketplace. As part of OK International, Metcal’s industry-leading position addressing advanced technology in conduction soldering and rework/repair, has and will continue to broaden to a full electronics bench tool single-source solution. Metcal product lines currently include: hand soldering and desoldering, convection rework products, fume extraction and fluid dispensing tools.

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