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.

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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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KIC Enhances Best-in-Class Service/Applications Team with the Addition of Chua Wei Yu, Systems Engineer

Apr 08, 2021 | KIC announces the addition of Chua Wei Yuto their worldwide service and applications team. KIC is the market and technology leader of solutions for profiling and process inspection in reflow soldering, wave soldering and curing. With a highly skilled systems engineer on their team of 30 direct KIC field service/applications engineers worldwide, KIC adds to their best-in-classcustomer onsite/online support.

New WPI from KIC Brings Complete Process Monitoring, Process Control and Traceability to the Wave Solder Process

Mar 02, 2021 | KIC announces the release of the WPI – Wave Process Inspection System.The WPI system is the latest in KIC's innovative line of products, and brings complete process monitoring, process control and traceability to the wave solder process.

Connectivity in Electronics Manufacturing: Only Connect with the Best and Most Accurate RPI, KIC

Feb 23, 2021 | KIC is pleased to announce its participation in the 2021 IPC APEX Virtual EXPO, scheduled to take place March 9-11, 2021 online at www.ipcapexexpo.org. Connectivity is a critical and mandatory part of implementing smart factory capabilities, gaining value and efficiencies in your manufacturing execution.KIC, the market leader in solutions and technologies for reflow soldering process management, has the most robust and flexible connectivity capabilities when addressing manufacturing requirements for Reflow Process Inspection.

KIC Successfully Completed CFX Validation

Feb 12, 2021 | KIC is one of the first companies to complete the IPC CFX validation and certification program. As an early adopter KIC, with its RPI reflow process inspection system, is officially validated by IPC as CFX compliant.

KIC partners with ROCKA Specialty Solutions in Mexico

Dec 04, 2020 | KIC is pleased to announce the appointment of ROCKA Specialty Solutions SA de CV as its manufacturers' representative throughout Mexico.

KIC's Karl Pfluke to Present during SMTAI Virtual Conference

Sep 27, 2020 | KIC is pleased to announce that Karl Pfluke, Sales Manager – US/Canada, will present "Automatic Reflow Profiling and Data Analytics" during the SMTA International Virtual Conference & Expo. The Live Virtual Exposition is scheduled to take place Sept. 28-30, 2020 and the On-Demand Conference & Expo will take place Sept. 28-Oct. 23, 2020.

Embedded Designs Inc, dba KIC and KIC International Sales announce MB Allen, Applications & Sales Manager, plans to retire by March 2021

Jul 29, 2020 | MB (Marybeth) Allen has been a dedicated and valued part of the KIC family since 1999. MB spent decades leading our team with her technical expertise and sales experience. This, along with her work ethic, outstanding contributions, devotion to clients and many industry achievements have positioned MB as the face of KIC for many years. KIC extends our deepest gratitude to MB Allen and our heartfelt wishes for success and happiness in retirement. MB will focus on applications and technical writing and supporting the sales team's reorganization to ensure her transition to retirement is seamless.

Ensure a Healthy Profile for Every Board You Build

Jul 07, 2020 | KIC's Reflow Process Inspection System – RPI ensures a healthy profile for every board you build. Can you prove to your auditor the in-spec temperature profile for every board passing through the reflow process?

KIC and SMT Thermal Discoveries partner to offer automated, inline reflow inspection for vacuum reflow

Jul 04, 2020 | KIC, innovators of the industry's number one reflow process inspection system, and SMT Thermal Discoveries, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art reflow and vacuum technology, have partnered to integrate KIC's market-leading technology into SMT's multiple award-winning vacuum reflow oven (as well as their standard reflow solutions).

KIC Strengthens Its Sales & Technical Support with the Addition of Technical Marketing Company

Jun 30, 2020 | KIC has appointed Technical Marketing Company (TMC) as its manufacturers' representative. Chris Dodd, President and principal owner, and the TMC team will provide sales and service for KIC in Colorado, Utah and Idaho.

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