KIC Thermal

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

Software Manufacturer

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.

Technical Support 24 Hours Every Day Everywhere, Risk Free Guarantee

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.

KIC Thermal Postings

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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 proces...

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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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Meet with KIC at the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forum

Mar 05, 2020 | KIC announced that it will exhibit at the SMTA Dallas Expo & Tech Forums. The Dallas Expo is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the Plano Event Center in Plano, TX. MB Allen, Manager for KIC's Applications & Sales, will discuss the KIC ecosystem that includes automatic profiling, profilers, fixtures and software solutions for reflow, wave and curing.

Have SPI and AOI but not RPI? Find out what you're missing at SMTA Chihuahua – Meet with KIC

Mar 05, 2020 | KIC announced that it will exhibit at the SMTA Chihuahua Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the Villarreal Eventos in Chihuahua, CP. Miguel Carbajal, KIC's Mexico Sales Manager, will discuss the company's Smart Factory solutions that provide process control, traceability, automation, connectivity, data collection and analytics, and fast and easy integration for i4.0.

Restronics to Represent All KIC Products

Feb 20, 2020 | KIC today announced the appointment of Restronics Co., Inc. David Leventhal, Steve Clair, Jarred Mandel and Teddy Skechus will cover NY, NJ and E.PA. for all KIC products. Restronics is an established manufacturers' representative in the electronics OEM industry.

KIC Announces Expanded Sales Territory for BarTron, Inc.

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC today announced the expansion of BarTron, Inc.’s sales territory to include the states of Ohio, Kentucky and Western Pennsylvania. BarTron has been representing KIC in Michigan for more than 20 years, and with this expansion, BarTron’s Nick Papp and Matt Bonweg (who is a former decades-long KIC user), will represent KIC products. BarTron is a manufacturers’ representative firm, representing companies supplying equipment and consumable supplies to the electronics assembly and related industries.

MB Allen Taught “Profiling – Finding the Right Recipe” during APEX

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, participated in the IPC Fundamentals Programs held at the recent IPC APEX 2020 Technical Conference in San Diego, CA. Allen’s session was entitled, “Profiling – Finding the Right Recipe.”

KIC’s Miles Moreau Receives Special Recognition Award for Contributions to IPC-HERMES-9852

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC announced that Miles Moreau, General Manager, EMEA, South America and Australia, received a Special Recognition Award during the IPC APEX EXPO. The award was presented to Moreau during the IPC-Hermes committee meeting on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.

KIC Helps to Make Widespread CFX Implementation a Reality

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC announced that it was a Factory Line Participant in the CFX line running live at the recent IPC APEX EXPO. Visitors to the IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego were able to visit an integrated CFX line to learn more about this standard and how it may be easily adopted. A company, small, medium or large, can begin live data collection and analytics with immediate results. KIC, a member of the CFX committee, is a CFX supporter and equipment supplier.

MB Allen Receives Distinguished Committee Award for IPC-CFX, Version 1.1

Feb 18, 2020 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, received a Distinguished Committee Service Award during the IPC APEX EXPO. The award was presented to Allen during the IPC committee awards luncheon on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

MB Allen Receives Distinguished Committee Award for IPC-CFX, Version 1.1

Feb 11, 2020 | KIC announced that MB Allen, Manager for KIC’s Applications & Sales, received a Distinguished Committee Service Award during the IPC APEX EXPO. The award was presented to Allen during the IPC committee awards luncheon on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

Meet with the Heat to Data Experts at APEX – Visit KIC in Booth #1126

Jan 07, 2020 | KIC announced that it will exhibit in Booth #1126 at the 2020 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 4-6, 2020 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The Heat To Data Experts, KIC will offer solutions for reflow, wave and curing thermal problems. Attendees are invited to bring problems and future concerns to Booth #1126 and KIC’s experts will work to find and demonstrate solutions.

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