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Metcal

Manufacturer of high-performance precision rework systems for the electronics bench. Product lines include: Hand Soldering and Desoldering, Convection Rework products, Fume Extraction and Fluid Dispensing tools.

Cypress, California, USA

Adhesives / Dispensing, Manufacturer of Assembly Equipment, Repair / Rework, Soldering

  • Phone 1-714-799-9910
  • Fax 1-714-828-2001

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Metcal to Launch New GT Adjustable Temperature Soldering Systems

May 18, 2020 | Metcal today announced plans to launch its new GT90 and GT120 Soldering Systems. The GT90 and GT120 offer market-leading performance due to their use of inductive heating technology and are Metcal's first platforms with adjustable temperature offered to the market.

Metcal Offers Solutions for Challenging Soldering Applications at APEX

Jan 16, 2020 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #2247 at the 2020 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place from February 4th through 6th at the San Diego Convention Center in California. Metcal’s new products in Soldering and Fume Extraction categories will be showcased and demonstrated.

Robotic Soldering, IoT Gateway and More from Metcal at productronica

Oct 30, 2019 | Metcal has announced plans to exhibit in Hall A2, Booth 135 at productronica, scheduled to take place Nov. 12-15, 2019 at the Neue Messe München in Munich, Germany. Representatives from Metcal will demonstrate the Robotic Soldering System, Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces and IoT Gateway with Solder Agent Software.

Metcal Wins Mexico Technology Award for IoT Gateway with Solder Agent Software

Oct 24, 2019 | Metcal has been awarded a 2019 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Software – Process Control for its IoT Technology: IoT Gateway with Solder Agent Software. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 ceremony that took place during the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum.

Innovative Soldering Tools from Metcal at SMTAI

Aug 21, 2019 | Metcal will exhibit in Booth #632 at SMTA International. Representatives from Metcal will demonstrate the Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, AC-STC Tip Cleaner, HCT2-200 Hot Air Pencil and VFX–1000 Fume Extraction unit.

Robotic Soldering from Metcal at NEPCON Asia

Aug 13, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth 1E25 at NEPCON Asia. Representatives from Metcal will demonstrate its new Robotic Soldering System, the Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, AC-STC Tip Cleaner, HCT2-200 Hot Air Pencil and VFX–1000 Fume Extraction unit.

Robotic soldering is becoming more commonplace as manufacturers look to increase productivity. Metcal's new Robotic Soldering System addresses these needs by combining our patented Connection Validation (CV) technology and Smart Interface System. CV mitigates solder defects by validating the intermetallic compound (IMC) formation in a soldered joint, and reduces unnecessary dwell time by signaling to the system to move to the next solder joint in the program after a good joint is detected.

Metcal to Demo Its Innovative Solder Tip Cleaner at the SMTA Heartland Expo

Jul 16, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Heartland Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Marriott Kansas City Overland Park in Kansas. Representatives from Metcal will demonstrate the Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, AC-STC Tip Cleaner and HCT2-200-11 Hot Air Pencil.

Live Demos of the Metcal CV Soldering System at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo

Jun 28, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place in Minneapolis, MN. Company representatives will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, AC-STC Tip Cleaner and HCT2-200-11 Hot Air Pencil.

CV Soldering System.

Metcal to Demo Its CV Soldering System at the SMTA Wisconsin Expo

Apr 24, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Wisconsin Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Milwaukee Airport Crowne Plaza in Wisconsin. Company representatives will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, AC-STC Tip Cleaner and HCT2-200-11 Hot Air Pencil.

hand-pieces, AC-STC Tip Cleaner and HCT2-200-11 Hot Air Pencil.

Metcal Brings Soldering Hand-pieces for Challenging Applications to SMTA Huntsville Expo

Apr 23, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Huntsville Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Stone Event Center in Huntsville, AL. Metcal will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, AC-STC Tip Cleaner and HCT2-200-11 Hot Air Pencil.

Metcal to Showcase Connection Validation at SMTconnect in Nuremburg, Germany

Apr 23, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit with smartTec at SMTconnect, scheduled to take place May 7-9, 2019 at the Nuremberg Messe GmbH in Nuremberg, Germany. Company representatives will demonstrate the Connection Validation (CV) CV-5210 Soldering System with new hand-pieces, BVX-201 Fume Extractor and AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner in Hall 4, Booth 101. Additionally, smartTec will hold a drawing for a chance to win a CV-5210.

Metcal to Show Connection Validation System at SMTA Atlanta Expo

Apr 04, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Atlanta Expo, scheduled to take place Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Atlanta Technology Park in Peachtree Corners, GA. Metcal will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, MFR-1350 Desoldering System, HCT2-200-11 Hot Air Pencil and AC-STC Tip Cleaner.

Metcal to Bring Robotic Soldering System and Tools to productronica China

Mar 18, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at productronica China, scheduled to take place March 20-22, 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. The company will demonstrate its new Robotic Soldering System, Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, and HCT2-200-11 Hot Air Pencil in Hall E2, Booth #2508.

Metcal Heads to Texas for SMTA Expos

Mar 05, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums. The Dallas Expo is scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Plano Event Stadium, and the Houston Expo will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Stafford Centre. Metcal will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, AC-STC Tip Cleaner and HCT2-200-11 Hot Air Pencil at both events.

Metcal to show soldering and rework systems at SMTA Rocky Mountain Expo

Feb 06, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Rocky Mountain Expo, scheduled to take place Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 at the West Club at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. The company will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, AC-STC Tip Cleaner and HCT2-200-11 Hot Air Pencil.

Reduce Risk and Increase Productivity with Robotic Soldering

Jan 30, 2019 | Metcal today announced the global launch of the first Robotic Soldering System with patented Connection Validation (CV) technology and a touchscreen graphical user interface to drastically mitigate the risk of solder joint defects and add productivity to the manufacturers’ soldering process.

CV Robotic Soldering System.

Metcal soldering and rework technology at APEX

Jan 05, 2019 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the 2019 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Jan. 29-31, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center. The company will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Robotic Soldering System, CV Soldering System with new hand-pieces, CV-500 Soldering System and VFX-1000H Volume Fume Extraction System in Booth #1314.

Metcal Receives Best of Industry Award for Hand Soldering

Nov 05, 2018 | Metcal is pleased to announce that it was awarded a 2018 Best of Industry Award from EM Media. The awards bring together industry leaders to celebrate excellence and leadership. Metcal received the Best Hand Soldering Award.

Metcal brings new soldering and rework technologies to SMTA Guadalajara

Oct 15, 2018 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #93 at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Nov. 14 - 15, 2018 at the Expo Guadalajara. The company will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, Solder Wire Feeder, Digital Hot Air Pencil, and Solder Tip Cleaner.

Metcal introduces the new CV-500 Connection Validation™ Soldering System

Oct 11, 2018 | Metcal is pleased to introduce the new CV-500 Connection Validation™ Soldering System, the companion station to the CV-5210 CV Soldering System. The CV-500 packs all of the Connection Validation technology into a compact, economical housing.

CV-500 Connection Validation™ Soldering System.

Check out the latest Metcal soldering and rework technology at SMTAI

Sep 18, 2018 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Oct. 16-17, 2018 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The company will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, MX-5270 system with solder wire feeder, Digital Hot Air Pencil, Solder Tip Cleaner and VFX-1000H Volume Fume Extraction System in Booth #330.

CV Soldering System.

Metcal Launches Complete Set of Hand-pieces for Connection Validation™ Rework Systems

Jul 26, 2018 | Metcal today announced the release of seven new hand-pieces to complement the Connection Validation™ (CV) soldering system. These ergonomic hand-pieces transform the CV system into a complete soldering solution for a wide variety of applications.

Connection Validation™ (CV) soldering system.

High Quality Hand Soldering Tools from Metcal at SMTA Ohio

Jun 26, 2018 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Ohio Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Cleveland Rockside in Cleveland. The company will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, Digital Hot Air Pencil and Solder Tip Cleaner.

Metcal Is Reinventing Hand Soldering – Learn More at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo

May 22, 2018 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Upper Midwest Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place in Minneapolis, MN. The company will demonstrate its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, Digital Hot Air Pencil and Solder Tip Cleaner.

CV Soldering System.

Metcal to Exhibit with Distributor at SMT/Hybrid/Packaging 2018

May 13, 2018 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in its distributor SmartTec’s Booth (Stand 4-101) at the upcoming SMT/Hybrid/Packaging show scheduled to take place June 5-7, 2018 at the Messe in Nuremberg, Germany. The company will show its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with just released set of new hand-pieces, and the new Digital Hot Air Pencil and Solder Tip Cleaner.

Three Must Have Soldering Tools from Metcal at the SMTA Michigan Expo

May 08, 2018 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Michigan Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Laurel Manor in Livonia, MI. The company will show its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, Digital Hot Air Pencil and Solder Tip Cleaner.

Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System.

Metcal Receives 2018 SMT China Vision Award

Apr 25, 2018 | Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2018 SMT China Vision Award in the category of Selective Solder for its Connection Validation (CV) Robotic Soldering System. The award was presented to the company during an April 24, 2018 ceremony at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center during NEPCON China.

Connection Validation (CV) Robotic Soldering System.

REStronics Southeast to Represent Metcal at SMTA Atlanta Expo

Apr 11, 2018 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Atlanta 22nd Annual Expo on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Infinite Energy Center (Formerly Gwinnett Center) in Duluth, GA. REStronics Southeast will demonstrate Metcal’s Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, Solder Tip Cleaner, BVX-101 Fume Extraction System and HCT-900 Handheld Convection Tool.

Metcal’s Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System.

Metcal Appoints New Manufacturers' Representative for Minnesota and Upper Midwest Region

Apr 05, 2018 | Metcal has appointed REStronics Northland to provide sales, service and support for its customers in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. REStronics Northland will represent Metcal’s complete line of world-class soldering tools and equipment for production assembly.

Metcal’s Hand Soldering Experts to Exhibit at the SMTA Dallas & Houston Expos

Apr 03, 2018 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at the SMTA Dallas and Houston Expo & Tech Forums. The SMTA Dallas Expo is scheduled to take place Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the Plano Centre in Plano, TX. The Houston Expo & Tech Forum will be held Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston, TX. The company will show its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, Digital Hot Air Pencil, Solder Wire Feeder and Solder Tip Cleaner.

CV Soldering System.

Metcal brings innovative benchtop soldering systems to NEPCON China

Mar 22, 2018 | Metcal announces plans to exhibit in Stand 1F38 at NEPCON China, scheduled to take place April 24-26, 2018 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center. The company will show its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new hand-pieces, Digital Hot Air Pencil, High Thermal Demand solution and Solder Tip Cleaner.

CV Soldering System.

Metcal’s Robotic Soldering Selected for IPC APEX EXPO Innovation Award

Mar 01, 2018 | Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2018 IPC APEX EXPO Innovation Award for its Connection Validation (CV) Robotic Soldering System. The award was presented to the company during a Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. Robotic soldering is becoming more commonplace as manufacturers look to reduce risk and increase productivity.

Joseph P. O’Neil, Board Chairman, IPC, presenting the award to Chris Larocca, President, OK International.

Metcal Wins 2018 NPI Award for Robotic Soldering

Feb 27, 2018 | Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of Repair and Rework for its Connection Validation (CV) Robotic Soldering System. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. The Connection Validation Robotic Soldering System is the newest example of Metcal’s industrial ingenuity.

Metcal brings its new assembly bench tool solutions to APEX

Jan 31, 2018 | Metcal announces plans to exhibit in Booth #1833 at the 2018 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Feb. 27 - March 1, 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center in Ca. The company will show its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with just released set of new hand-pieces, the new CV Robotic Soldering System, Digital Hot Air Pencil, High Thermal Demand solution and Solder Tip Cleaner.

CV Soldering System.

Metcal Exhibits with Solder Connection at Southern Manufacturing

Jan 31, 2018 | Metcal announces plans to exhibit with its distributor, Solder Connection (Stand E60), at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics, scheduled to take place Feb. 6-8, 2018 at FIVE in the UK. The company will show its CV-5210 Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new software, High Thermal Demand hand-piece and the AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner.

CV-5210 Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System,

Metcal Kicks off 2018 with Strong Presence at MD&M West

Jan 08, 2018 | Metcal announces that it will showcase a range of its leading technologies in booth 435 at the MD&M West 2018 exhibition, scheduled to take place February 6-8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in CA. The company will show the CV-5210 Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new software and handpieces, the HCT2-200 Digital Hot Air Pencil, the new high thermal demand (HTD) hand-piece and the AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner.

CV-5210 Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System.

Metcal Wins Its Fifth Award for Connection Validation

Nov 15, 2017 | Metcal announces that it was awarded a 2017 Global Technology Award in the category of Hand Soldering for its CV-5200 Soldering and Rework Systems with Connection Validation technology. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. This marks the company’s fifth award since its introduction at the beginning of 2017.

Hand Soldering for its CV-5200 Soldering.

Metcal’s New Solder Tip Cleaner Extends the Life of the Solder Tip

Nov 09, 2017 | Metcal is pleased to introduce its new AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner. Solder tips represent a significant portion of the cost of ownership for a solder station, and Metcal’s new Solder Tip Cleaner removes oxidation and extends the life of the solder tip. By placing the tip into the opening, the AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner sense the tip and automatically activates, saving the operator time.

AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner.

New Digital Hot Air Pencil and Solder Tip Cleaner at SMTA New England

Nov 08, 2017 | Metcal announces plans to exhibit at the SMTA New England Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. The company will show its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new CV Monitoring Software, and its brand new HCT2-200 Digital Hot Air Pencil and AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner.

Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System.

New Monitoring Software at SMTA LA/Orange County Expo

Oct 25, 2017 | Metcal announces plans to exhibit at the SMTA LA/Orange County Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, November 2, 2017 at The Grand Event Center in Long Beach, CA. The company will show its Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System with new CV Monitoring Software, HCT2-200 Digital Hot Air Pencil and AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner.

Connection Validation (CV) Soldering System.

Metcal makes strategic move in industrial ingenuity – Learn more at productronica

Oct 18, 2017 | Metcal announces plans to exhibit in Hall A2, Stand 135 at productronica 2017, scheduled to take place Nov. 14 – 17, 2017 at the Messe München in Germany. Metcal has been making a strategic move in industrial ingenuity by introducing multiple new products in 2017. The company will show its brand new Connection Validation (CV) Selective Soldering System at the show for the first time, along with a range of soldering tools.

CV Soldering System.

Metcal Introduces Digital Hot Air Pencil for Light Rework Applications

Oct 15, 2017 | Metcal today announced the introduction of its new HCT2-200 Digital Hot Air Pencil. The HCT2-200 is the latest addition to Metcal’s line of convection rework tools. This digital handheld convection tool is designed for use in light rework applications that use smaller components and integrated circuits.

HCT2-200 Digital Hot Air Pencil.

Innovative Bench-top Soldering Equipment from Metcal at SMTAI

Aug 16, 2017 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #208 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sept. 19-20, 2017 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The company will showcase innovative new products including its Connection Validation Hand Soldering System with monitoring software (CV-5210), High Thermal Demand (HTD) handpiece, and introduce the new AC-STC Solder Tip Cleaner.

New Metcal HTD Tips & Hand-piece Increase Throughput and Save Money

Jul 19, 2017 | Metcal is pleased to introduce the new High Thermal Demand (HTD) Solution for the MX-5200 Series. The HTD hand-piece and tips transform an MX-5000 or MX-5200 series into a powerhouse for applications with high thermal loads – such as dense boards – without damaging sensitive components.

High Thermal Demand (HTD) Solution for the MX-5200 Series.

Metcal Picks up Its Third Industry Award for Its Latest Innovation – Connection ValidationTM Soldering Station

Apr 26, 2017 | Metcal today announced that it has been awarded a 2017 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Soldering Systems – Hand Soldering Tools for its CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station. The award was presented to the company during an April 26, 2017, ceremony at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center during NEPCON China. This is the third industry award that the company has received for Connection Validation since its introduction in early 2017.

CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal’s Latest Innovation in Hand Soldering Receives Prestigious Industry Award during NEPCON China

Apr 25, 2017 | Metcal today announced that it received a 2017 SMT China Vision Award in the category of Hand Soldering for the CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station. The award was presented to the company on April 25, 2017 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center during NEPCON China. This is the second award that the company has received for Connection Validation since its introduction in early 2017.

CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal Brings the Latest Innovation in Hand Soldering to NEPCON China

Mar 23, 2017 | Metcal today announced plans to exhibit at NEPCON China, scheduled to take place April 25-27, 2017 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center. The company will showcase its convection rework and hand soldering systems and tools, including the new CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station and High Thermal Demand upgrade kit in Stand 1H39.

CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

The New Metcal Connection Validation™ Receives a 2017 NPI Award

Feb 15, 2017 | Metcal announces that it has been awarded a 2017 NPI Award in the category of Soldering – Hand Tools for its CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station, as selected by an independent panel of practicing industry engineers. Evaluation of the award entries is based on several criteria, including innovation; compatibility with existing technology; cost-effectiveness; design, and more. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 ceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO.

CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal Introduces the Next Big Step in Process Control: Connection Validation™

Feb 13, 2017 | Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station provides real-time closed loop feedback on intermetallic compound formation— the world’s first. Plus, a new communication port enables process traceability and firmware upgrades.

Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation™ Soldering Station.

Metcal Announces Major Rebranding on Milestone 35th Anniversary

Feb 01, 2017 | With the upcoming introduction of a game-changing technology, new investments in technology and engineering, and a deep product pipeline, Metcal announces a revitalization of its brand and further strengthens its position as the industry innovator.

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