KIC Thermal

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

Consultant / Service Provider

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...

Reflow

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...

Reflow

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...

Reflow

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...

Reflow

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...

Reflow

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...

Reflow

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...

Reflow

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...

Reflow

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...

Reflow

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...

Wave Soldering

KIC 24/7 Wave - Wave Solder Process Software

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What Does Industry 4.0 Actually Deliver Today? Example Reflow.

Aug 04, 2021 | Vitor Barros

Industry 4.0 is one of the most exciting developments in the manufacturing industry in decades. It promises vast improvements for both manufacturers and their customers. For some companies, however, it can be overwhelming, and it can be difficult with the current available information to understand exactly what the benefits will be in the average factory, and to calculate the return on the investment. Therefore, it may be helpful to bring the discussion down to a tangible level and to isolate one little part of the whole smart electronic assembly factory, namely reflow....

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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Don Dennison Appointed to Roll Out KIC's Latest Thermal Analysis System Software in the Northeast

Mar 26, 2024 | KIC is pleased to announce the appointment of PIT Equipment Services, LLC, led by Don Dennison, as its representative for New York, New Jersey, and Eastern Pennsylvania. With this strategic partnership, KIC aims to strengthen its presence in the region and continue its mission of delivering innovative solutions to the electronics manufacturing industry.

KIC Presents Contact-less Thermal AnalysisTM at APEX: A New Reflow Process Inspection Sensing Technology

Mar 18, 2024 | KIC is excited to announce its participation in the 2024 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place April 9-11, 2024 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. Visit KIC at Booth 1626 to witness the latest advancements in reflow process inspection (RPI) technology.

KIC to Present Cutting-Edge Thermal Analysis Technology at SMTA Monterrey Expo

Feb 19, 2024 | KIC is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming SMTA Monterrey Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, March 14, 2024 in Monterrey, Nuevo León. The event will be an excellent platform for industry professionals to explore the latest advancements in electronics manufacturing, with a particular focus on automotive and audit processes in Mexico.

KIC to Discuss Revolutionary Contact-less Thermal AnalysisTM at SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum

Feb 12, 2024 | KIC, a renowned pioneer in thermal process and temperature measurement solutions for electronics manufacturing, will exhibit its latest breakthrough technology, Contact-less Thermal AnalysisTM, at the SMTA Dallas Expo and Tech Forum. The event will take place on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at the Plano Event Center.

KIC's Miles Moreau to Present Profiling Basics and Best Practices at SMTA Wisconsin Chapter PCBA Profile Workshop

Jan 29, 2024 | KIC announces that Miles Moreau, General Manager, will be a featured speaker at the SMTA Wisconsin Chapter In-Person PCBA Profile Workshop. The workshop is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST at Delta Hotel Menomonee Falls.

KIC's Mile Moreau to Present Groundbreaking Sensing Technology at productronica

Nov 13, 2023 | KIC is thrilled to announce an unprecedented leap in reflow process inspection (RPI) technology. General Manager Miles Moreau will be presenting an exclusive lecture at productronica on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at the productronica Forum, unveiling the remarkable "Real-time production reflow profile inspection, with new sensor technology for heat transfer detection."

KIC's Common Recipe Finder Wins 2023 Mexico Technology Award for Reflow Oven OEE Optimization

Oct 30, 2023 | KIC is pleased to announce that it was honored with a 2023 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Process Control Tools for its Common Recipe Finder feature. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023 during SMTA Guadalajara in Mexico. KIC's groundbreaking Common Recipe Finder is specifically designed to optimize the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of reflow ovens.

KIC Revolutionizes Electronics Manufacturing with Innovative Solutions for Soldering and Curing Processes

Oct 16, 2023 | LEADING EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER SHOWCASES EXPERTISE IN THERMAL PROCESS AND TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT AT PRODUCTRONICA 2023

KIC Continues Track Record for Exceptional Customer Service with Another Service Excellence Award

Oct 16, 2023 | KIC is thrilled to announce its receipt of the prestigious 2023 CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY Service Excellence Award (SEA). This esteemed award was presented during a ceremony held on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, as part of the SMTA International event.

KIC Revolutionizes Electronics Manufacturing with Innovative Solutions for Soldering and Curing Processes

Sep 25, 2023 | Leading Equipment Supplier Showcases Expertise in Thermal Process and Temperature Measurement at SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum

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