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.

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

16 products »

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 ...

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...

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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...

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...

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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...

Wave Soldering

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 ...

214 news releases »

KIC Signs New Rep Agreement with LEAN STREAM

Jan 15, 2019 | KIC today announced that it has signed on LEAN STREAM as its representative in Northern California and Northern Nevada. LEAN STREAM is a value-added manufacturers’ representative/distributor based in Silicon Valley that provides world-class electronics assembly solutions with integrated tools and services.

KIC and Indium Corporation to Hold Voiding Clinic at APEX

Jan 08, 2019 | KIC and Indium Corporation will hold a voiding clinic in Booth #1215 at the 2019 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Jan. 29-31 at the San Diego Convention Center.

KIC showcases connected smart reflow at APEX

Jan 04, 2019 | KIC will exhibit in Booth #1215 at the 2019 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place January 29-31, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center in CA. Visit the KIC booth for a reflow profiling clinic for void reduction.

KIC and Mentor Announce Integrated Thermal Process Technology Collaboration for Industry 4.0

Jan 03, 2019 | KIC announces a technology collaboration with Mentor, a Siemens Business, leveraging KIC’s professional knowledge on thermal processes and Mentor’s comprehensive expertise on surface mount technology (SMT) manufacturing towards Industry 4.0. This cooperation utilizes KIC’s smart oven technology to provide process transparency, traceability, consistent quality and reduced costs through a new level of automation for their mutual customers.

KIC Receives 2018 Mexico Technology Award for Auto Profiling and Intelligent Network Software Ecosystem

Nov 15, 2018 | KIC announces that it was awarded a 2018 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Process Control Tools for its RPI i4.0 smart reflow process management system. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum. The new RPI i4.0 automatic profiling system features network software for real-time dashboard, data sharing and traceability storage.

KIC to Discuss Automatic Profiling System at SMTA Silicon Valley

Nov 04, 2018 | KIC today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Silicon Valley Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at the Bestronics Box Build Facility in San Jose, CA. KIC Manager MB (Marybeth) Allen will discuss the new RPI i4.0 automatic profiling system with integrated network software for real-time data sharing, dashboard, and traceability storage. Step right into the built-in Smart Factory Smart Oven Inspection and Monitoring System.

KIC Awarded for Smart Factory Starter Kit at SMTAI

Oct 17, 2018 | KIC announces that it was awarded a 2018 Global Technology Award in the category of Best Product – Americas for its Smart Factory Starter Kit. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 ceremony that took place during SMTA International.

KIC demonstrates smart factory technologies at SMTA Guadalajara 2018

Oct 15, 2018 | KIC is pleased to announce plans to exhibit at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Nov. 14 - 15, 2018 at the Expo Guadalajara. KIC will present technologies to retrofit the factory’s standard reflow ovens into smart, connected machines.

MB Allen to Present “The Smart Factory – Let’s Get Started” at the i4.0 Connect Forum

Oct 08, 2018 | KIC announced that MB (Marybeth) Allen will present at the i4.0 Connect Forum, organized in cooperation with IPC and i4.0 today, scheduled to take place Nov. 6-7, 2018 in Silicon Valley, CA. Allen will present “The Smart Factory – Let’s Get Started.”

KIC Moves to New Booth at SMTAI!

Sep 26, 2018 | KIC today announced its new booth for SMTA International. The company will now be in Booth #524 during the event, scheduled to take place Oct. 16-17, 2018 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Representatives will discuss the new RPI i4.0 automatic profiling system with network software for real-time dashboard, data sharing and traceability storage.

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