29 Jul '14, 2am

Building a Reflow Oven: Part 1 – Getting Started

Building a Reflow Oven: Part 1 – Getting Started

To speed up development, the strategy was to start constructing a potential enclosure while narrowing down heating element possibilities at the same time. A couple of heating elements will be tested. If they are unsuitable, then more will be tried. The controller for the reflow oven will be based on an off-the-shelf microcontroller development board. For the initial experiments, no electronic oven control capability will be used; the heating element will be switched on/off using a mains switch. The initial tests will be in free air. The test results won’t be usable since the elements are not in an enclosure, but the aim here is to just get some experience with the heating elements and begin to see their characteristics.

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