PCB Rework Preheat  Bottom-Side Pre-heating   SMD, BGA Ramp & Preheat     Lead-Free Pre-Heat Rework
The Originals! No One Knows More About Preheating PCB's Than Zephyrtronics!  We're #1 On the Planet!
AIRBATH PREHEATING SYSTEMS
Your Best Quality Solution for SMD, BGA & PCB Lab Design, Rework & Repair & PCB Preheating. Featuring Our PostCoolers™
Bottom-Side Preheating at the Bench for PCB Rework & Repair of SMT, BGA, CSP, QFP & Thru-Hole Chips
ALL PRE-HEATERS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL.  THE WIDEST PRE-HEATING LINE ON EARTH!
 
ZT-1 CLS Compact AirBath Series
• Two Styles: Analog and Digital (10 & 15 CFM)
• Affordable PCB Bottom Side Preheat. Far Superior to IR.
• PostCooling™ Feature. Ideal Pre-Heat for Lead-Free Work
• Analog Variable Temperature Control.
• Compact Footprint for Small to Mid-Size PCB Assy's
• Bottom-Side Convective Mil-Spec PCB Pre-Heating
• Self-Contained Air Supply, ESD Safe & RoHS Compliant.
• 2° - 4°C Vital Industry Standard Temperature Ramp Rate.
• Lighted Indicators for Both Warm & Cool Modes

Compact, Affordable PCB Bottom Side Preheater Digital

  ZT-1-HIS AirBaths Heavy Industrial Series
Two Styles: Analog and Digital (Both 25 CFM)
• 800 Watts of Preheat Power with PostCooler™

Ideal Pre-Heat Boost for Lead-Free Applications
• For All PCB's, Small & Large with Ground Planes
• Self-Contained Air Supply &
MIL-SPEC Bottom-Side Preheat
• ESD-Safe
RoHS Compliant
• Our Number One Selling Pre-Heaters!
• 2° - 4°C Vital Industry Standard Temp Ramp Rate. ESD Safe
• Lighted Indicators for Both Warm & Cool Modes
Available in 120 Volt & 230 Volt Models

  ZT-1-BGS BigGrid™ AirBaths
• Extra-Large Forced Convection Preheat Grid 16sq in. /110sq cm
50 CFM Super Powerful Air Volume  (1,415 Liters/Minute)
• 1,500 Watts of Preheating Power with PostCooler™
• Analog & Digital Styles Closed Loop Temp Control
• For All PCB's Small & Large with Ground Planes
• Self-Contained Air Supply & MIL-SPEC Bottom-Side Preheat
• First Choice of Aerospace & High End Firms! RoHS Compliant
• 2° - 4°C Vital Industry Standard Temp Ramp  Rate - ESD Safe
• Lighted Indicators for Both Warm & Cool Modes
• Available in 120 Volt & 230 Volt Models

     
  ZT-1-MGS-DPU AIRBATH, DIGITAL Gigantic!
• Giant Forced Convection Preheating Grid 32 sq in. /220 sq cm
50 CFM Super Powerful Air Volume  (1,415 Liters/Minute)
• 1,500 Watts of Preheating Power with PostCooler™
• Digital, Variable Closed Loop Temp Control With Digital Display
• For All PCB's Small & Large with Ground Planes
• Self-Contained Air Supply & MIL-SPEC Bottom-Side Preheat
• 1st Choice of Aerospace & High End Firms! RoHS Compliant.
• 2° - 4°C Vital Industry Standard Temp Ramp  Rate - ESD Safe
• Lighted Indicators for Both Warm & Cool Modes
• Available in 120 Volt & 230 Volt Models

 
Zephyrtronics® AirBaths Receive Industry Recognition

SMT Magazine, Repair
"Innovative...simpler, safer way to remove and repair sensitive devices" --  Editorial Staff, SMT MAGAZINE

Raytheon Report, Low Temperature Rework
Aerospace 108 page Report Zephyrtronics AirBath™: "Given the advantages of lower temperatures for rework and  results of this evaluation, use of this method and material for reworking SMT and difficult through-hole boards is recommended."

Vision Award, Best Product
Zephyrtronics Wins the Prestigious Vision Award for  "Best New Product" at 1996 Surface Mount International Expo in Silicon Valley.

NASA, PCB, Rework
The Zephyrtronics’ AirBath “bathes the circuit board in warm air to reduce thermal stresses to the board and its components.”
-- NASA Report, Jan.
'04

Surface Mount Technology, Preheat
The Zephyrtronics
 AirBath™ Preheater
is Featured in
Ray Prasad's Text
"Surface Mount
 Technology"

How Zephyrtronics Forever Changed the Way PCB's Are Made
 

After the 1996 market introduction of their AirBath invention, Zephyrtronics received international recognition for its significant contribution to the electronic production world.

For the first time in electronic manufacturing history, someone had finally addressed the most glaring discrepancy between the high quality, high volume production reflow processes and those typically found at the bench where prototyping, low-volume runs, rework or repair tasks are performed. Yes, we pioneered it.

Long missing at the electronic work bench were the already long established procedures like proper thermal profiling, ramping, preheating, low temp reflow and the cool down of the PCB yielding simply terrible results. Zephyrtronics changed that.  And no one still knows preheating better than we do.

 

The arrival of Zephyrtronics' first AirBath caused an immediate buzz within electronic manufacturing circles as word quickly spread about this amazingly simple, yet highly engineered little marvel and the dynamic quality it could produce.  By 1997, the Editorial Staff of SMT MAGAZINE had witnessed the fever and singled out only three companies for the "noteworthy products" of 1997 writing, "Zephyrtronics' AirBath device for preheating is innovative....it's sensible approach should win it a place as a simpler, safer way to remove and repair sensitive devices."

Today, all these many years later, even as Zephyrtronics consistently draws the largest crowds at industry trade events, we remain just as committed to our scientific and comprehensive approach to the electronic bench. And, yes, our motto still is Simplicity Through Innovation™

 
   
 
 

   
 

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