Ultra Compact Wave SolderIi I.C.T-W4

I.C.T’s W series lead-free wave soldering equipment, featuring three distinct models: W2, W3, and W4, stands as a testament to years of market testing and continuous refinement. Renowned for its maturity and reliability, the W series has garnered consistent praise from satisfied customers.

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Ultra Compact Wave Soldering I.C.T-W4

Experience unparalleled efficiency with the W4 Wave Soldering Machine, the flagship of the I.C.T W Series tailored for Through-Hole Technology (THT) soldering processes. Specifically designed for seamless integration into Surface Mount Technology (SMT) dip lines, the I.C.T W4 unit stands as a top-tier choice.

  1. Closed-Loop Speed Control: Elevate your soldering precision with the W4’s closed-loop speed control systems, ensuring stable wave solder transportation. Benefit from exceptional control accuracy with a variance of ± 2 mm/min.
  2. Temperature Control Mastery: The W4 is equipped with an independent PLC + PID temperature control system, guaranteeing precise temperature regulation during the soldering process. Additionally, real-time monitoring of preheat temperatures enhances operational control.

Choose the W4 System for a cutting-edge solution that redefines precision and reliability in the world of wave soldering. Elevate your THT soldering processes with ICT’s flagship W Series model.

Enhancing Connectivity with State-of-the-Art w4

The core principle of wave soldering involves the utilization of a molten solder wave to establish robust electrical and mechanical connections between through-hole components and a printed circuit board (PCB). This advanced process unfolds in several meticulously orchestrated steps:

  1. Flux Application: Initiated by our cutting-edge W4, the PCB undergoes a meticulous flux application. This chemical substance impeccably cleans the surfaces earmarked for soldering, simultaneously preventing oxidation during the soldering process.
  2. Preheating Precision: Our wave soldering equipment ensures precise preheating of the PCB to an optimal temperature. This step activates the flux, priming the surfaces for seamless soldering.
  3. Wave Soldering Brilliance: The crowning glory of our W4 is witnessed during the wave soldering stage. As the PCB gracefully traverses over the molten solder wave—composed typically of a tin and lead amalgamation—our innovative pump technology propels the solder over a weir and through a series of nozzles. This ensures a flawless flow of solder through the holes in the board, forging steadfast connections between components and the PCB.
  4. Cooling Mastery: Post the wave soldering spectacle, our equipment orchestrates a meticulous cooling process. This step solidifies the solder, completing the soldering sequence with finesse.

While the wave soldering process predominantly caters to through-hole components, where leads seamlessly insert into PCB holes, our equipment stands as a beacon of technological prowess. For surface-mount components, seamlessly attached to the board’s surface, we recommend exploring our alternative solution—reflow soldering. Elevate your soldering experience with our unparalleled wave solder equipment, where precision meets performance for seamless electronic connectivity.

Specification of w4

  • PCB width: 60 – 350 mm
    PCB clap finger: Double hook claw (standard)
  • Solder pot temperature: 300°C
  • Solder pot capacity: 350 kg
  • Solder pot warm-up time*: approx. 120 min (setting: 250°C)
    * The W4 wave solder has a timer function that can be set to preheat the solder pot in advance before productio
  • Preheating zones: 4
  • Preheating length: 1800 mm
  • Machine size: 4.200 x 1.250 x 1.500 mm
  • Machine weight: Approx. 1.500 kg

Please Contact Us directly for more specifications of the I.C.T W4

Enhancing SMT Assembly Efficiency: Essential Equipment and Expert Support

The Wave Soldering Equipment stands as a crucial element within the THT/ DIP Line, working hand in hand with other vital machinery like the Insert line, wave loader and unloader, selective wave soldering machine, automatic insertion machine and more. If these components seem unfamiliar, our dedicated team of I.C.T. engineers is readily available to offer their SMT expertise. Additionally, explore our extensive portfolio of case studies, highlighting successful client services. All our equipment proudly carries CE certification, ensuring compliance with rigorous European safety standards.Feel free to reach out for any inquiries or specific requirements – we’re here to help. Our aim is to establish clear and efficient communication while offering prompt assistance. Whether you seek guidance or equipment, the I.C.T team is dedicated to promptly meeting your needs. At I.C.T, we are committed to ensuring a seamless and efficient SMT assembly process for our valued clients.

Additional information







Power Supply

3P5W,380/220V 50Hz

Startup Power


Operation Power


Control System

Touch Screen + PLC

Flux flow


Preheating Mode

Hot air

Preheating Zone


PCB Width


Conveyor Height

750+/-20 (mm)

Solder Pot style

Mechanical Motor drive

Finger cleaning system