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Metcal PCT-1000 Programmable Preheater

The PCT-1000 is a programmable preheater that provides users the ability to increase heat capacity with highly controlled thermal output. The PCT-1000 can be used in a variety of processes including soldering, desoldering, SMD rework operations and, with its added heat capacity, will provide faster production rates while lowering overall process temperatures.
Manufacturer: Metcal

Features and Benefits:

  • Adds heat capacity and enables lower process temperatures
  • Increases through-put and reliability of soldering, desoldering and SMD rework processes
  • Four-zone programmable settings foe time and temperature to create optimum thermal profiles for varying application demands
  • Storage for up to fifty users defined profiles for quick, easy set-up
  • User selectable control of heating at source (internal) or at target (external)
  • Controlled cool-down eliminates thermal shock to PCB and components
  • System safety feature automatically shuts off heating when fan is stopped 
  • High efficiency vortex heater design maximizes ramp to temperature for increased productivity

Product Comprises of:

  • Programmable pre-heater
  • Type K T/C Kit
  • Foot switch
  • Power Cord 
  • User Manual

Please note: Boardholders are available separately.

Technical Specification

Rated Power:

1200 Watt
 Input: 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Storage Temperature: 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Temperature Range: 25° C to 400° C (77°F to 752°F)
Temperature Control: Type K thermocouple feedback with user selectable source (internal) or target (external) control. External: includes two Type K inputs               
Air Flow: Fixed at 19cfm (538 I/minute)
Operational modes: Setup, Run, Manual, Active Setup
Display: LCD 20 x 4 display segments
Number of prgrams: 50 memory locations
Number of Zones: 5 (4 Heat zones, 1 Cool down zone)
Approvals: CE, cTUVus



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