Wenesco  Preheaters


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Need to preheat circuit boards?  Wenesco's PowerMax preheaters are designed to retrofit existing wave solder systems, replace or augment existing preheaters, and as a self-contained, stand-alone unit on your work bench.

POWER MAX preheaters utilize powerful radiant heating elements which transfer heat to a target, one inch above the preheater surface, at a rate of 3 deg C/sec

All preheaters include an accurate digital thermostat that displays current temperature and set point  The temperature range is 25C to 300C. An illuminated on- off switch, fuse, and a 5-ft line cord are standard.

Square Preheaters  

Heated Area (in)



Model number, no rails

Model number with rails

Digital thermostat

6 X 6

120/240 1 ph

1000 W

pmx    66

pmx 66r

built in or remote

12 x 12

240 1 ph

3000 W

pmx 1212

pmx  1212r

built in or remote

18 x 18

240/480 1 ph

6000 W

pmx 1818

pmx 1818r


24 X 24

240/480      1-3ph

12000 W

pmx 2424

pmx 2424r


         Rectangular Preheaters

Heated Area (in)



Model number,
no rails

Model number
with rails

Digital thermostat

12 X 18

240 1-3 ph

4000 W

pmx  1218



12 X 36

240 1-3 ph

9000 W

pmx  1236

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18 X 36

240/480   1-3 ph

12000 W

 pmx  1836

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Many more sizes are available.  Call Wenesco for details.

Model PMX 1212 radiant panel preheater shown with remote digital thermostat


Model PMX 66R digital preheater with built-in adjustable rails

                                                    Special Preheaters 

Wenesco can furnish custom made preheaters for special preheat applications. Heat can be directed to selected areas using square, rectangular, or round nozzles sized to those areas   We can also design adjustable or fixed pcb holders to hold your pcb in the desired position over the preheater

Model PMX 1212 preheater shown with separate adjustable rails

Special preheater with a 6" x 2" heated area

                          Need to preheat topside?
Wenesco's preheaters work just as reliably when mounted upside down!


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4700 W. Montrose Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60641  USA
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