The Pulsar solderability testing system determines how well molten solder wets on solderable surfaces, while the Photon steam aging system provides accelerated life testing.

Newman Lake, WA (September 5, 2023) – Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, lead tinning and solderability test equipment, is pleased to announce that DRI India Relay Pvt Ltd. has purchased Pulsar solderability testing and Photon steam aging systems for installation in their India facility. The Pulsar utilizes the highly proven dip-and-look test method that is a qualitative type test performed by comparative analysis. The Pulsar solderability test system complies with all applicable solderability test standards including MIL-STD-883 Method 2003, IPC J-STD-002 and MIL-STD-202 Method 208. The Photon steam aging system is used for accelerated life testing to simulate elongated storage conditions for high-reliability applications. These steam aging systems complement component lead tinning machines designed to perform component re-tinning, tin whisker mitigation, gold removal and BGA de-balling for high reliability military and aerospace applications.

About DRI India Relay Pvt Limited
Located in Bengaluru, India, DRI India Relay Pvt Ltd. is a subsidiary of TE Connectivity that produces industrial relays for the aerospace, agriculture, construction, and mining equipment manufacturing, food processing and apparel manufacturing industries. TE Connectivity is a
technology company that designs and manufactures connectors and sensors for several industries including automotive, industrial, data communication, aerospace, defense, medical, oil and gas, consumer, and energy sectors. 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
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