The Vector 460 offers unmatched thermal capability, rapid programming, and simplistic elegance in operation, with a 16” x 16” processing range.

Newman Lake, WA (July 9, 2024) – Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, lead tinning and solderability test equipment, is pleased to announce that Azteca Lighting has finalized the purchase of two (2) Hentec/RPS Vector 460 selective soldering systems for installation in Mexico. The Vector 460 is a lead-free compatible selective soldering system that features an integrated computer with unlimited program storage, integrated system software, witness camera and auto fiducial correction. The Vector 460 offers the same unique operating characteristics as all Vector systems and can accommodate PCBs up to 16” x 16”. The Vector 460 system is available in either standalone or SMEMA in-line configurations, the Vector system is available with topside preheat, spray or drop-jet fluxer, dual flux nozzles, and custom or wave solder nozzles. All Vector systems are UL and CE compliant and carry both a two-year system warranty and a four-year solder pot warranty.

About Azteca Lighting
Headquartered in Mazatlán, Mexico, Azteca Lighting is an international manufacturer of commercial and residential lighting products available throughout North America including Canada, Mexico and the United States. CEO Alonso Puerto with more than 25 years in the market has been leading this unique operation in the state of Sinaloa. Their full range of products includes electrical lighting equipment, lighting systems and merchant products. For more information, please visit:

About Hentec Industries
Hentec Industries/RPS Automation is a manufacturer of automated selective soldering, component lead tinning, and solderability test equipment for electronics and electronic component manufacturing, assembly, and distribution. Hentec/RPS has been advancing automated soldering and lead finishing technology for defense, aerospace, automotive, contract manufacturers and micro-electronics component manufacturers since the early 90’s. All Hentec/RPS products are designed and manufactured in Newman Lake, Washington. For more information, please visit us at


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