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

Newman Lake, WA (May 28, 2024) – Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, lead tinning and solderability test equipment, is pleased to announce that EMAC Incorporated has finalized the purchase of a Hentec/RPS Vector 460 selective soldering system. 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 EMAC Incorporated
Headquartered in Carbondale, Illinois, EMAC Inc. is a one-stop shop for embedded systems who designs, manufactures, integrates, and distributes single board computers, system on modules, and carrier boards, industrial panel personal computers, and custom solutions for the embedded marketplace. Their full range of products and services includes hardware engineering services, software engineering services, box build and integration services, industrial panels, and turnkey embedded computer systems. 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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