KIC Thermal

KIC's provides products and services designed to improve a variety of thermal monitoring, profiling and process control applications.

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Miles Moreau, Product Manager, KIC at APEX 2018

Making Ovens Smarter

KIC provides hardware and software tools that help define, measure, monitor, and improve thermal processes for electronics manufacturing services. This reduces downtime, can decrease electrical expenses, and reduce your labor costs, all while improving your manufacturing quality, overall productivity, employee morale and customer satisfaction… and ultimately, profits.

KIC does this with a focus on continuous innovation. We’ve developed an entire generation of smart technologies for reflow ovens, curing ovens, and wave solder machines, allowing you to not just reduce production costs, to not just improve quality, but to add capabilities that you can use to win new business.

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All KIC products are designed to give maximum value and fast payback by streamlining your thermal process. Investment in a KIC product is a step toward total process control and quality management. All KIC products come with a no questions asked, 30 day money back guarantee.

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KIC Vision² Periodic Automatic Profiling for Reflow and Curing Ovens

Eliminate manual periodic profiling KIC Vision² utilizes temperature and speed sensors embedded in the oven for consistent and accurate profile measurements of the processed PCB Pro...

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KIC Vision² Periodic Automatic Profiling for Reflow and Curing Ovens

KIC SPS Smart Manual Profiler

The smart profiler for reduced cost, improved quality and convenient data sharing. Built with the Latest Data Processing and Wireless Technologies Available - A Smart Device ...

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KIC SPS Smart Manual Profiler

KIC X⁵™ Intelligent Reflow Thermal Profiler

Robust and Compact Hardware with 2 Year Warranty This new and improved hardware is designed to withstand the roughest and toughest daily handling. In addition, the electronic circuitry has been changed to tolerate a high...

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KIC X⁵™ Intelligent Reflow Thermal Profiler

KIC K² Mobile Profile Setter

Conveniently view and share profiles on mobile devices. The K² is available both as a standard “passive” profiler as well as an “active” profiler in the same unit. The passive profiler measures and displays...

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KIC K² Mobile Profile Setter

KICstart²™ Affordable, Easy to Use Thermal Profiler

The KICstart²™ thermal profiler utilizes core technologies developed by KIC, the world’s premier thermal profiling company, and is supported by KIC’s worldwide organization. Packaging these innovative technologies into a low...

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KICstart²™ Affordable, Easy to Use Thermal Profiler

KIC Auto-Focus Power - Thermal Process Optimization Software for Reflow Ovens

Conveniently view and share profiles on mobile devices Software Description Auto-Focus Power™ is a ‘recipe search engine’ with an intelligent database Every manual profi...

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KIC Auto-Focus Power - Thermal Process Optimization Software for Reflow Ovens

KIC Navigator Power - Process Optimization Software

Reflow Oven Set Up for Lower Electricity Use - Improve Production Quality The One-Best Process Set Up -- Automatically KIC’s powerful Navigator™ software is a system that automatically determines ...

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KIC Navigator Power - Process Optimization Software

KIC Reflow Process Index (RPI) Software

Managing the Ultimate Reflow Oven Output. The KIC RPI helps manage reflow ovens to consistently maximize the desired results. In addition, the RPI provides process deficiency information in order to help users correct their defect issu...

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KIC Reflow Process Index (RPI) Software

ProBot Automatic Profiling System

The Profiling Machine for your Profile Machine The ProBot automatically verifies whether each PCB is processed to specification in the reflow oven. The suspect PCBs then can be sent off to batch X-ray. Because the typical batch X-ray m...

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ProBot Automatic Profiling System

KIC 24/7 Wave - Wave Solder Process Software

Automatic Profiling, SPC and Traceability for Wave Solder The KIC 24/7 Wave brings an innovative level of automation to the wave solder process: around-the-clock monitoring, SPC charting, analysis, documentation, and production traceab...

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KIC 24/7 Wave - Wave Solder Process Software

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Making Ovens Smarter

Sep 19, 2016 | Bjorn Dahle

This white paper seeks to set out the value of a ‘smarter’ approach to the reflow process and how a more intelligent oven can offer real added value and performance to the entire line. It also lays out some of the criteria that is important when selecting smart equipment for a smart process, that conforms to, and is ready for, IoM or Industry 4.0...

Evaluating The Accuracy Of a Nondestructive Thermocouple Attach Method For Area-Array Package Profiling

Jan 06, 2011 | Brian O' Leary, Tim Grove, Dr. S. Manian Ramkumar

The oven recipe, which consists of the reflow oven zone temperature settings and the speed of the conveyor, will determine a specific time‐temperature profile for a given PCB assembly. In order to achieve a good quality PCB assembly, the time‐temperature ...

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Miles Moreau appointed to global manager of products and technologies for KIC

Jul 30, 2018 | KIC is pleased to announce the appointment of Miles Moreau to Global Manager – Products & Technologies. Having been with KIC for more than 25 years, Moreau will use his experience to guide the company’s future technology roadmap, help bring innovation to KIC’s product development and ensure customer value-driven product offerings.

Automate with KIC i4.0 Profiling and Software at NEPCON South China

Jul 24, 2018 | KIC is pleased to announce plans to exhibit at NEPCON South China, scheduled to take place Aug. 28-30, 2018 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. The new RPI i4.0 automatic profiling system with network software for real-time dashboard, data sharing and traceability storage will be demonstrated in Booth 1C53.

KIC to Discuss Closing the Loop at SMT/Hybrid/Packaging

May 21, 2018 | KIC announced today that they will co-exhibit in the SmartRep booth, Hall 4A, Stand 230, at the upcoming SMT/Hybrid/Packaging show, scheduled to take place June 5-7 at the Messe in Nuremberg, Germany. KIC will discuss ‘Closing the Loop’ with the KIC Eco-system (systems that work together to help run your production more effectively from NPI through manufacturing and traceability data).

KIC to Discuss the Smart Factory Starter Kit at May SMTA Expos

Apr 11, 2018 | KIC announced that MB (Marybeth) Allen will discuss the retrofittable Smart Factory Starter Kit that contains all of the elements of the smart factory concept relating to reflow and curing ovens at the SMTA Wisconsin, Carolinas and Michigan Expos. The SMTA Wisconsin Expo & Tech Forum is scheduled to take place Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Milwaukee Airport Crowne Plaza in Milwaukee, WI. The Carolinas Expo & Tech Forum will be held Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the DoubleTree Raleigh Brownstone in Raleigh, NC, and the Michigan Expo & Tech Forum will take place Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Laurel Manor in Livonia, MI.

KIC Promotes Ryan Wilshusen to R&D Manager

Apr 04, 2018 | KIC today announced the appointment of Ryan Wilshusen as its R&D manager. He joined the company in 2016 with more than 16 years of experience as an electrical engineer with respected companies, such as HP, and various industries, including medical, industrial, aviation and consumer. Wilshusen has demonstrated strong management capabilities with a consistent track record of anticipating consequences of new designs, initiating solutions, and completing specifications on the first attempt.

Smart Factory Starter Kit from KIC at the SMTA Dallas Expo

Mar 29, 2018 | KIC announces plans to exhibit at the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the Plano Centre in Plano, TX. The retrofittable starter kit has all of the elements of the smart factory concept as it relates to the reflow and curing ovens:

KIC to showcase real-time dashboard, traceability and data analytics at NEPCON China

Mar 20, 2018 | KIC today announced plans to exhibit in Booth 1B58 at NEPCON China, scheduled to take place April 24-26, 2018 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center. The KIC team will debut the new ecosystem led by the Vantage network software system and discuss the SPS smart profiler.

KIC Demonstrates Smart Factory Technologies With IPC CFX Communication at APEX

Feb 22, 2018 | KIC plans to showcase the benefits of connected smart oven technologies at the 2018 IPC APEX EXPO. An active member of the IPC Connected Factory Exchange (CFX) committee since the beginning, KIC will offer demonstrations of the connected factory, process visibility, traceability and more in booth #3301 during the three-day event.

Industry 4.0 Smart Factory Starter Kit from KIC at APEX

Jan 24, 2018 | KIC today announced plans to showcase its Smart Factory Starter Kit for reflow ovens in Booth #3301 at the 2018 IPC APEX EXPO. The retrofitable starter kit has virtually all of the elements of the smart factory concept as it relates to the reflow oven:

KIC Receives Global Technology Award for Its SPS Smart Profiler

Nov 15, 2017 | KIC announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Assembly Tools for its SPS Smart Profiler. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. The SPS utilizes smart factory technologies to acquire and analyze thermal process for new insight and actionable data leading to increased production line utilization, reduced rework and electricity use.

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