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KIC Debuts Next Generation Wave Surfer Measurement System

Jul 24, 2009

San Diego — July 2009 — KIC, the leader of thermal process development and control products, and winner of multiple industry awards, announces the release of the second generation Wave Surfer.

Wave Surfer is an easy-to-use, self-contained measurement system for wave solder machines that provides critical data on wave solder machine setup and its process. As a wave solder machine profile fixture, Wave Surfer has five embedded thermocouples, and works in conjunction with your KIC profiler for quick and easy profiling and wave solder machine setup.

Made of a material similar to typical wave solder pallets, the Wave Surfer can withstand thousands of passes. The fixture holds the profiler in place during each run to measure the pertinent process data in the wave solder machine including peak temperature, dwell time, parallelism, and conveyor speed.

For more information about the second generation Wave Surfer, contact KIC at 858-673-6050 or visit http://www.kicthermal.com.

Based in San Diego, KIC is the industry leader in automated thermal management tools and systems for reflow, wave, cure and semiconductor thermal processes. The company pioneered the development of oven profilers and process development tools, and then worked to create the next generation of thermal systems to help manufacturers optimize and monitor thermal processes.

In addition to KIC Explorer, products include the KIC 24/7 continuous monitoring system, the KIC Vision automatic profiling system and more. With the introduction of cutting edge tools, the company continues to stay on the leading edge of process optimization and real-time thermal management systems, and has won numerous industry awards.

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