BTU to Showcase its Solder Reflow Flux Management System at SMTconnect

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., April 27, 2022 — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing market, today announced plans to exhibit at SMTconnect, scheduled to take place May 10-12, 2022 in Nuremberg. The company will its Aqua Scrub™ Flux Management Technology and PYRAMAX™ reflow oven in exhibit with BTU’s distributor, Stratus Vision, Hall 4A, Stand 411.

BTU has recently expanded the distribution territory of Stratus Vision to include Germany, Austria and Switzerland for Pyramax reflow ovens.  Stratus Vision has been a long-time partner and distributor of BTU high temperature belt furnaces.  Aqua Scrub Technology is BTU’s next-generation solder reflow flux management system. The patent-pending design uses an aqueous-based scrubber technology compatible with most known paste and flux types. The flux and solution are automatically contained and packaged for disposal.

Reflow oven flux managementThe Aqua Scrub is purpose-built as a stand-alone system that can be easily retrofitted on PYRAMAX™ reflow ovens already in the field as well as being configured on new PYRAMAX ovens. This self-contained unit mounts on the back side of the oven to minimize the impact on oven operation and factory floor space. In addition to a very attractive cost of ownership, Aqua Scrub is designed to decrease operational cost by 4X compared to traditional condensation systems. The reduction in cost can be attributed to reduced downtime, labor and disposal costs.

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About BTU International
BTU International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amtech Group (Nasdaq: ASYS), is a global supplier and technology leader of advanced thermal processing equipment in the electronics manufacturing market.  BTU’s high-performance reflow ovens are used in the production of SMT printed circuit board assemblies and in semiconductor packaging processes. BTU also specializes in precision controlled, high-temperature belt furnaces for a wide range of custom applications, such as brazing, direct bond copper (DBC), diffusion, sintering and advanced solar cell processing. BTU has operations in North Billerica, Massachusetts, and Shanghai, China, with direct sales and service in the U.S.A., Asia and Europe. Information about BTU International is available at



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