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RPS Delivers Innovation in Lead Tinning

WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2011

RPS Delivers Innovation in Lead Tinning

Second Generation Anthem System Delivers Precision Lead Tinning of Electronic Components

Spokane, Washington, May 15, 2011— RPS Automation LLC, a manufacturer of automated precision soldering equipment for electronics manufacturing and electronic component testing and tinning, today announced the introduction of the 2011 Anthem Lead Tinning System™. The 2011 Anthem Lead Tinning Machine offers the most advanced robotic control in its class, with a sophisticated drive system for precise scavenge, flux and tinning of both simple and complex electronics components. This product is available immediately.

Reid Henry, Engineering Vice President for RPS, stated, “This 2nd generation Anthem is the culmination of customer input and engineering R&D. We are excited to launch a system that meets a real need for in-house processing power at our high reliability aerospace and defense customers."

The Anthem is based on 20 years of RPS experience in building lead tinning systems. Featuring up to four stations for solder removal, flux, heat and new tin application, the 2011 Anthem meets or exceeds industry standards with an array of new innovations:

  • A standard dynamic solder pot with nitrogen inertion for application of new solder
  • A faster rate of linear Z speed extraction
  • High precision ball screw drive for fast, quiet, durable motion control
  • Available automated 360 degree rotation for 4-sided chips
  • Meets or Exceeds the ANSI/J-STD 002 for Temperature and Dip Control
  • Expanded process area for easy load/unload and maintenance
  • New safety light curtain interlocks for simplified process area access
  • Internal LED lighting for improved process observation

About RPS

RPS is a manufacturer of automated selective soldering, lead tinning equipment and component test equipment for electronics and component manufacturing and distribution. RPS is celebrating over 20 years of automated soldering experience at more than 500 global installations. All products are designed and manufactured by RPS in the USA.