SMD/BGA IR Rework Products

PDR Rework

PDR SMD/BGA IR Rework Products


PDR IR-E3 Evolution - BGA Rework Station

SMD / BGA / microSMD/BGAs - up to 450mm (18") PCBs

The PDR IR-E3 is a high powered BGA rework system using IR top and bottom. Using Focused IR component heating, with a powerful, multi-zone, Quartz IR PCB preheater, it is designed to rework all SMDs / BGAs on small to large PCB assemblies. The system is loaded with high quality, advanced features, delivering the highest quality soldering performance, on difficult applications, yet it remains so simple to set up and use.

Main features include:

  • Focused IR Component Heating
  • Quartz IR PCB Preheating
  • Reworks SMD, microSMD, BGA, uBGA, CSP, QFN, LED, uLED, 0201 etc
  • PCBs from 6mm (1/4") to 450mm (18")
  • Ultra-precision Component Alignment and Placement
  • Automatic Thermal Control Software
  • Tool-Nozzle-free, Ultra-high Yield, Easy to set up and use.

PDR IR-E6 Evolution XL - BGA Rework Station

Gantry Movement - Extra-Large PCBs up to 620mm (24")


The PDR IR-E3 is a high powered BGA rework system using IR top and bottom. Using Focused IR component heating, with a powerful, multi-zone, Quartz IR PCB preheater, it is designed to rework all SMDs / BGAs on small to large PCB assemblies. The system is loaded with high quality, advanced features, delivering the highest quality soldering performance, on difficult applications, yet it remains so simple to set up and use.

Main features include:

  • Focused IR Component Heating
  • Quartz IR PCB Preheating
  • Reworks SMD, microSMD, BGA, uBGA, CSP, QFN, LED, uLED, 0201 etc
  • PCBs from 6mm (1/4") to 450mm (18")
  • Ultra-precision Component Alignment and Placement
  • Automatic Thermal Control Software
  • Tool-Nozzle-free, Ultra-high Yield, Easy to set up and use.

PDR IR-D3 Discovery - SMD/BGA Rework Station

Lower-Budget, SMD / BGA Rework Station - Medium PCBs to 300mm (12")


The IR-D3 Discovery rework system is tool free, gas free, instantly/precisely controllable, clean, modular, and upgradeable and produces 100% yield SMD rework without any complications. It provides the extremely high levels of profiling and process control necessary for the effective rework of even the most advanced packages, including SMDs, BGAs, CSPs, QFNs, Flipchips and is ready for 0201 and lead-free applications.

The IR-D3 system is now available in 2 models - the D3i and D3S. Made in the United Kingdom with only the finest components for optimum precision, the PDR IR-D3 is one of the best performing BGA Rework Stations worldwide.

The PDR IR-D3 systems are available in 2 models – D3i and D3S each configured perfectly for their respective roles.

PDR IR-D3i

Developed from PDR’s pioneering IR rework stations from the 1990-2000s, the IR-D3i, is the standard of the D3 Series. Featuring: Focused IR Component heating, 12” board capabilities with our 2250w 2-zone IR PCB preheating, precision mechanics and software integration. The D3 system is flexible, upgradeable and ideal for general purpose SMD/BGA rework on small-medium sized PCBs.

PDR IR-D3S

The advanced spec IR-D3. All of the great features from the IR-D3i but with added precision optical alignment. This system features our new 2250W 2-Zone IR PCB preheating with a 750W thermoboost heater. Designed for optimum control while still being simple, flexible and reliable to use and operate while reworking small-medium PCB assemblies.

Main features include:

  • Advanced IR Component Heating
  • 150W, lens based Focused IR heating with adjustable image system
  • Quartz IR PCB preheating
    2250W, two zone (240mm x 240mm heating area)
    Optional 750W, single zone (120mm x 120mm heating area)
  • Precision Component Pick and Placement
    Professional vacuum placement system
  • Component Nest/Flux Application Facility
    Optional Jaw mounted nest with flux dip tray or component print frame
    Component Temperature Sensing
    Standard non-contact IR temperature sensor
  • PCB Temperature Sensing
    K-type wire thermocouple
    Optional non-contact IR temperature sensor
  • Advanced Thermal Process Control
    Software based auto profile thermal control
  • Camera/Prism Based BGA/CSP/QFN
    Alignment System (Optional)
    Auxiliary process observation camera
  • Auxiliary Process Camera (Optional)
    Auxilary Process observation camera

PDR IR-C3 Chipmate - SMD Rework Station

Entry-level SMD Rework Station - up to 250mm (10") PCBs


Today there is a need for lower cost and upgradeable equipment without a loss in soldering quality. The PDR IR-C3 Chipmate SMT/BGA rework station, using PDR’s patented Focused IR technology, have been specifically engineered to meet this challenge.

The IR-C3 Chipmate comes with a good range of standard features allowing the operator to quickly, safely rework all types of components.

The station is tool free, gas free, instantly/precisely controllable, clean, modular and produces 100% yield BGA rework without any complications. The IR-C3 uses all the proven attributes of PDR’s Focused IR technology, first introduced in 1987 and now used worldwide by over 4500 customers.

The IR-C3 system is now available in 2 models - the C3S and C3i. Made in the United Kingdom with only the finest components for optimum precision, the PDR IR-C3 is one of the best performing entry level BGA Rework Stations worldwide.

The PDR IR-C3 systems are available in 2 models – C3S and C3i each configured perfectly for their respective roles.

PDR IR-C3S

Our entry level IR Rework station. Simple to use digital controller with 20 slots available to save profiles, handheld suction removal. This system features a 2000W PCB preheater and can rework boards up to 12”. Designed to replace the guess work out of low/entry level repairs with visible IR Heating component heating.

PDR IR-C3i

Same great, simple design as the IR-C3S but features PDR’s award winning thermoactive software control. Designed using only the finest components in the United Kingdom. This is the perfect system for anyone who is looking to take there rework operations to the next level.

Main features include:

  • Advanced Focused IR Component Heating
    150W, lens based Focused IR heating with adjustable image system
  • Quartz IR PCB preheating
    2000W, two zone (240mm x 240mm heating area)
  • Precision Component Pick and Placement
    Professional vacuum placement system
  • Precision PCB Handling
    Portable Benchtop PCB workholder
  • Component Temperature Sensing
    Standard non-contact IR temperature sensor
  • PCB Temperature Sensing
    K-type wire thermocouple
  • Advanced Thermal Process Control
    Digital auto profile thermal control (C3S)
    Software based thermal control (C3i)