IR4100 Infrared BGA and SMD Rework Station

IR4100 Infrared BGA and SMD Rework Station



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Part Number:  8007-0592
Brand:  PACE

The IR4100 can easily install and remove BGA, QFN, μBGA/CSP, Flip Chip and other SMD's. Featuring a 500W infrared (IR) top heater and 1900W IR bottom preheater, comprised 1x1000W IR Heater and 6x150W Peripheral IR Heaters. The IR4100 does not require nozzles. A specially-developed IR pyrometer provides non-contact, real-time, closed-loop temperature control throughout the reflow process. A Sodr-Cam Reflow Camera comes standard, allowing you to watch the entire reflow process in real time. The IR4100's newly designed Windows-based software makes profiling incredibly simple for even the most advanced applications, providing intuitive set-up, multi-stage profiling, on-the-fly profile adjustment, flux-dipping, unlimited profile storage and much more.

The IR4100 is specifically designed to rework large PCBs as big as 24"(610mm) x 24"(610mm). With its 6 independently controlled peripheral IR bottom heaters, the operator will be able to create an effective heating profile with ease, without fear of reflowing nearby components or joints. The IR4100's uniquely designed Board Support Beam will keep any board from possible warping or sagging during a heating profile.

  • Features
    Non-Contact IR Pyrometer
    Ultra-High Precision Placement Capability
    High Sensitivity Vacuum Pick
    Sodr-Cam Reflow Camera
    Height Adjustable Bottom-Side Preheater
    High-Definition Optical Alignment System
    Quad-Field Imaging for Large/Fine Pitch BGA's
    Integrated Board Support Beam
    Power Distribution Graph
    Sensor Offset
    24" x 24" (610mm x 610mm) Board Holder
    6 Independently Controlled Peripheral Bottom Heaters
  • Specifications
    120 VAC Unit Power Requirement
    120 VAC, 50/60 Hz (2400 Watts maximum) Requires dedicated 20 A supply
    230 VAC Unit Power Requirement
    230 VAC, 50 Hz (2400 Watts maximum) Requires dedicated 10 A supply
    737mm (29”) H x 1118mm (44”) W x 965mm (38”) D
    Weight (Without Computer)
    90kg (200lbs)
    Bottom-side Preheater
    Medium/Long wave IR, 1900 Watts with array of 7 IR emitters capable of preheating large, high mass assemblies
    Adjustable Bottom Heater Working Height
    Adjustable working height from lowest position up to 38mm (1.5”) closer to the PCB
    Sensitivity Vacuum Pick
    Pick is counterweight balanced,and utilizes an optical sensor and precision high temperature linear ball bearings ensuring delicate placement and pick up of parts from PCB. Includes six (6) Vacuum Picks
    Precision Placement Capability
    Advanced professional placement system utilizing a stepper motor and position encoding provides smooth, precise movement, with no drift, allowing for repeatable and accurate placement
    Placement Accuracy
    Stepper motor with precision positioning of to 28μm (.0011") accuracy
    Board Support Capability
    Incorporates adjustable/removable Board Support Beam; Plus up to four stationary adjustable height support pins; Prevents PCBs from sagging/warping during rework
    Maximum Target Temperature
    Each profile zone has a maximum target temperature of 328 degrees C. (624 degrees F)
    Precision PCB Holder
    Advanced table features micrometer X & Y adjustment, extruded board holder arms, spring loaded, with T-slots and movable clamps for both large and irregularly shaped boards with non-uniform edges
    Maximum/Minimum PCB Size
    Maximum: 610mm x 610mm (24” x 24”); Minimum: N/A
    Maximum/Minimum Component Size
    Maximum: 65mm (2.5") x 65mm (2.5"); Minimum: 1mm Sq.
    IR Pyrometer and Thermocouple Inputs 
    A specially developed IR sensor provides non-contact, real-time, closed-loop temperature control throughout the reflow process. In addition, four (4) thermocouple inputs provide additional real-time monitoring (includes 2 K-type thermocouples)
    High Definition Optical Alignment System 
    Vision Overlay System (VOS) with High Definition (1080p) color camera, integrated frame grabber, dichroic beam-splitting prism, independently controlled LED illumination for component and PCB. Up to 240x zoom, and doesn't need routine calibration
    Sodr- Cam
    Allows the developer to watch the entire reflow process in real time to verify solder melt. The camera arm rotates to provide a 180-degree view at a fixed distance, for minimal focus adjustment and ease of use.
    Motorized Optics Housing
    Automatically controlled, retractable optics housing protects Vision Overlay System from dirt and contamination
    Quad-Field Imaging
    For large component alignment (including fine-pitch QFPs), allows up to four opposite corners of a large component (and its pads) to be viewed under higher magnification
    Single Axis Operation
    All operations, including component pick-up, alignment, placement, reflow & active cooling are completed in a single axis, eliminating risk of component movement after placement and reflow
    Auxiliary Cooling Fan
    Standard, for secondary cooling of the PCB
    Intuitive, user-friendly, Windows-compatible software guides operators through profile development and execution; No cost upgrades on IR3100/4100 software
    Computer System
    Windows 10 PC with wireless mouse/keyboard
    Video Monitor
    607mm (24") wide screen flat panel monitor (includes Monitor Arm Mounting Kit)
    Video Inputs
    USB 3.0
    Component Nests
    Two (2) removable and adjustable Component Nests provided for perfect centering of components, in preparation for vacuum pick-up/placement. Unique component holding system for parts under 5mm Sq.
    Flux Dip Plate
    Included: allows for automated flux dipping
    Stencils/Solder Paste Application
    Over 145 stencil kits are optionally available (requires Universal Bracket Kit) and are integrated into the installation process
    PV-65 Pik-Vac Vacuum Wand
    Included: provides a manual vacuum pick-up capability for handling SMDs, incorporates new 15-minute auto-off feature
    One Year Limited Warranty
  • Advanced Features


    • Ultra-High Precision Placement Capability: Motorized reflow head is driven by advanced stepper motor system providing smooth, high precision, repeatable movement with no drift, allowing for soft landing of components and 28μm (.0011") placement accuracy. 

    • High Sensitivity Vacuum Pick: New Vacuum Pick design is more robust, utilizes an optical sensor, is counterweight balanced, and employs precision high-temperature linear ball bearings for maximum accuracy and sensitivity in placement and pick-up. 

    • Sodr-Cam Reflow Camera: Provided Sodr-Cam allows the operator to verify the entire reflow process, including the exact moment of solder melt. 

    • Height Adjustable Bottom-Side Preheater: High powered (1000W) IR preheater, and 6x150W peripheral heaters, is height adjustable from standard position up to 38mm (1.5") closer to the PCB for the most challenging high-thermal -mass boards. 

    • High-Definition Optical Alignment System: Automated Vision Overlay System uses a beam-splitting prism, high intensity LEDs for shadow-free lighting and a new high definition 1080p camera for easy alignment. 

    • Quad-Field Imaging for Large/Fine Pitch BGA's: Allows up to four corners of a large component (and its lands) to be viewed under high magnification, providing perfect alignment of outsized BGAs or fine-pitch QFPs. 

    • Integrated Board Support Wand: Prevents warping or sagging during reflow, is extremely adjustable to clear parts on the bottom of PCB and is easily removed when not in use. 

    • Power Distribution Graph: Provides a graphical analysis of the top heater output within each zone, helping the developer make necessary adjustments to either the bottom heater utilization, or ramp rate, to maximize thermal performance. 

    • Sensor Offset: Allows the developer to easily match the pyrometer temperature reading to the actual solder temperature.

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