Marlin Technologies Chooses Hentec/RPS Vector 460 Selective Soldering Equipment

Vector 460 offers unmatched thermal capability, rapid programming, and simplistic elegance in operation.

Newman Lake, WA (February 23, 2021) – Hentec Industries/RPS Automation is pleased to announce that Marlin Technologies has purchased and installed a Hentec/RPS Vector 460 selective soldering system.  The Vector 460 is lead-free compatible and features an integrated computer with unlimited program storage, integrated system software, witness camera and auto fiducial correction.  Available in either standalone or SMEMA in-line configurations, the Vector 460 is offered with topside preheat, spray or drop-jet fluxer, dual flux nozzles, and custom or wave solder nozzles.  The Vector 460 is UL and CE certified and carries both a two-year system warranty and a four-year solder pot warranty.

“Marlin Technologies chose to purchase the Vector 460 from Hentec/RPS because of its ease of programming, excellent customer service, value, and industry-leading warranty,” said Kevin Larson, Director of Operations of Marlin Technologies.  “Marlin’s involvement working with Hentec/RPS has been a pleasure, from the RFQ process through installation and training.  We are thrilled with our purchase of the Vector 460 system and look forward to our ongoing relationship with Hentec/RPS.”

About Marlin Technologies

Marlin Technologies designs, engineers, and manufactures custom OEM electronic control solutions for nearly any severe duty application.  We also offer our M-Flex product line, which consists of off-the-shelf keypads, I/O controllers, and displays.  Marlin is known as the people who create unique designs with exceptional support, giving our customers worry-free solutions.  We innovate for severe duty applications so our customers can focus on delivering solutions to their customers – and not on equipment failure.  This is how we built and keep our reputation.  Marlin will always be committed to innovation through the most unique electronic control solutions.  Our team, our Innovation Lab, our attitude, and our products are all aligned for one committed purpose: Being problem solvers and partners from start to finish.  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


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