Microflame head

The mta microflame soldering head can be used in two extreme applications. It can be used in applications in high thermal mass similar to the induction system. At the other extreme, it can be used on relatively small joints that require a very quick soldering process.

The microflame head can be integrated on any of our mta standard soldering platforms including: MRC500, TR300, OEM and station.

The main features of our microflame head include:

  • Pivoting flame tip – patented system
  • Gas produced from demineralized water electrolysis
  • Non-contact soldering
  • Jam-free wire feeder is mounted directly on the head to provide tight process control
  • Optional flame detection and automatic lighting
  • Lead free compatible

7 reasons to choose the mta microflame soldering head

  1. The flame provides constant heat, while the patented pivoting flame tip reacts very quickly to provide precise heat exposure.
  2. The flame burns around 3000° C, but it is very small. It is able to quickly focus intense heat in small isolated areas yet avoid damaging nearby components or plastic housings. In many cases, it can be used to solder a joint before the heat has time to damage sensitive parts. For example, it can solder small diameter wire terminals before the wire insulation melts.
  3. The robust head structure is machined from solid material – not stamped sheet metal or die-cast part – to provide a rigid platform for the iron and wire feeder.
  4. The machined clamping system offers easy adjustment and precise alignment.  Once tightened, the position is fixed and will not change until loosened – there is no risk of accidental misalignment as a result of heavy use.
  5. The precise jam-free wire feeder is mounted on the head – directly at the solder joint.  This provides tight process control of the amount of wire fed.  The wire can be pulled out of the solder pool to prevent solder spatter.  Since there is no long feed tube, the solder wire does not kink or get jammed.
  6. Integrated fume extraction nozzle mounted directly above the solder joint safely removes fumes.
  7. Very low consumables – no iron tips or cleaning sponges, and gas is produced from electrolysis of distilled water.

  • Coaxial cable
  • 1 soldered point with microflame head
  • Point size of 6 mm

  • Coaxial cable on HF connector
  • 1 soldered point with microflame head
  • Point size of 3 mm

  • Automotive fuse
  • 1 soldered point with microflame head
  • Point size of 0.8 mm

The standard microflame soldering head comes well-equipped:

  • Soldering head structure
  • Pivoting flame
  • Ceramic chimney
  • Wire feeder
  • Solder wire
  • Generator
  • Controller

Options within mta platforms:

  • Monitoring camera
  • Recentering camera
  • Vision quality control
  • Fume extraction nozzle
  • Fume extraction system
  • Part presence sensor
  • Part height measuring sensor
  • Generator flow  200 l/h – 40-170 mBar
  • Generator power supply  115/230V – 50/60 Hz – 700W
  • Detector for nozzle rotation  2 x24VDC / Reed relay NO
  • Plug-in connection  25-pole sub-D male
  • Nozzle connection  with Luer lock
  • Chimney  ceramics
  • Power supply controller  115/230V – 50/60Hz
  • Air pressure  max. 6 bar
  • Microflame head dimensions  280 x 180 x 190 mm
  • Microflame head weight  ~2.1 kg

Selective soldering solutions

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