Hentec/RPS Receives Order from White Horse Labs for Pulsar Solderability Test and Photon Steam Aging Systems

Pulsar solderability test system determines how well molten solder wets on solderable surfaces of electronic components, and the Photon steam aging system provides accelerated life testing.

Newman Lake, WA (August 23rd, 2022) – Hentec Industries/RPS Automation, a leading manufacturer of selective soldering, lead tinning and solderability test equipment, is pleased to announce that White Horse Laboratories has purchased a Pulsar solderability test and Photon steam aging systems for installation in their Cleveland, Ohio 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 and military applications.

About White Horse Laboratories

Headquartered in Munich, Germany, White Horse Laboratories is a multi-national company providing quality control services to secure the supply chain for the global electronics industry.  Their services include component testing, factory auditing, and semiconductor device programming, packaging, and logistics.  For more information, please visit: www.whitehorselabs.com.

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 www.rpsautomation.com.


If you would like more information on system sales, please contact Tom Baro at 509-385-1228 or tbaro@rpsautomation.com.