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Orange arrow The vacuum tube on the APR-5000-XL does not go to UP or FREE modes?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Broken or leaking tube connection to air cylinder. 2) Bad vacuum pump. 3) Bad air cylinder. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check tubing from vacuum pump in the chassis to air cylinder in the head. 2) Replace vacuum pump (APR-VPC). Replacement instru...
Tagged: Vacuum, up, pump


Orange arrow Reflow head is squeaking or binding when moving in the Z-Axis?

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  The Z-Axis leadscrew likely needs lubrication. Lubrication instructions: APR-XL Z-AXIS Lubrication.pdf....
Orange arrow The vacuum tube on the APR-5000-XL is stuck and/or binding when in FREE mode?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Flux build up in vacuum tube bushing and/or collet. 2) No vacuum to the bottom inlet on air cylinder. 3) Bad air cylinder. 4) Vacuum tube is bent. Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Remove the vacuum tube and carefilly clean vacuum tube bushings with alcohol or ...
Orange arrow Reflow head on the APR-5000-XL does not move up or down?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Bad connection to Z-Axis motor. 2) Bad connection to action button board to main control PCBA. 3) Bad Z-motor assembly. 4) Bad flag sensor. 5) Loose wiring to Lynx motor controller #1. 6) Bad Lynx motor controller #1. 7) Bad action button board (buttons or board traces). ...
Tagged: up, z-axis, down, lynx


Orange arrow Is there no or low vacuum pickup on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Bad vacuum pump. 2) Clogged vacuum filter. 3) Clogged vacuum tube or elbow fitting. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check for vacuum pump activation (sound). Replace vacuum pump (APR-VPC). Replacement instructions: APR-VPC - Airflow.pdf 2) Replace fi...
Tagged: Vacuum, pump


Orange arrow Is there no heat from the Reflow (Top) Heater on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) The Reflow Heater is bad. 2) The RTD in the Reflow Heater is bad. 3) Bad solid state relay on the main PCBA. Possible Solution (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check the heater resistance. Replace heater head assembly (APR-HHA). Replacement instructions: APR-HHA Replace....
Orange arrow Is there an odd or strange plot for the Reflow Heater RTD on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) The RTD is out of possition. 2) There is a bad or intermittent RTD connection. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Remove the heater head cover and reposition the RTD. APR-HHA Main RTD Position.pdf 2) Tighten the female connectors to the heater head RTD h...
Tagged: heating, heat, Heater, rtd, plot


Orange arrow Is there no airflow or reduced airflow at the Reflow Head on the APR-5000-XL?

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  Possible Causes: 1) Kinked air hose or hose not connected. 2) Incorrect setting in the software. 3) Bad connection. 4) No control voltage. 5) Bad reflow pump. Possible Solutions (corresponding to the Causes #): 1) Check the white-striped hose connected to the lower inlet on the reflow heater...
Tagged: pump, airflow, hose


Orange arrow What is the power consumption of the APR-5000-XL?

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  System Total: 3700W Large Pre-Heater: 2800W Small Pre-heater: 1400W Reflow Heater: 550W...
Orange arrow What is the maximum weight of a component the Scorpion Rework System can lift?

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  The maximum weight the Scorpion can lift is approximately 1.94oz (55g)....
Orange arrow How often does the Scorpion Rework System need to be calibrated?

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  External Thermocouple Calibration: Every 12 months or as required Heater Calibrations: Every 12 months or as required Optical Calibration: Every 6-12 months or as required...
Orange arrow What are the maximum temperature settings of each heater on the Scorpion Rework System?

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  Reflow heater: 400°C (752ºF) Inner Preheater: 350ºC (662ºF) Outer Preheater: 350ºC (662ºF)...
Orange arrow What are the heater ratings for the Scorpion Rework System?

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  Small (Inner) Preheater: 900W Large (Outer) Preheater: 1800W Reflow (Top) Heater: 550W...
Orange arrow What type of heating technology is used in the Scorpion Rework Systems?

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  The Scorpion Rework Systems use convection heating technology....
Orange arrow How do I know what size reflow nozzle to use to rework a component?

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  The size of the reflow nozzle depends on your board and the surrounding components. You want your nozzle to surround the component you are reworking without overlapping the adjacent components. We recommend a minimum of 1mm clearance from the component. For example, if your component is 21 x 21mm w...

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