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IR Thermal Test and BGA/SMD Rework Stations by PDR

At PDR we manufacture IR Rework Stations and IR Thermal Test equipment for the electronics component and PCB assembly industry. Based in the UK and USA we also have regional technology centers in France and India.

Rework Products - precision engineered using only the finest components for optimum performance, our BGA Rework Stations are some of the best available worldwide. Loaded with advanced features, PDR SMD QFN LED Rework Stations deliver many benefits including the highest performance and soldering quality available anywhere.

IR Thermal Test - our systems offer benchtop solutions for precisely controlled Design Validation and Characterization testing of components, PCB assemblies as well as specialist thermal testing of other semiconductor devices, solder joints, plastics, ceramics and more.

Also, to support our customers, we provide a Gold Standard Sales and Technical Support service from our PDR regional offices plus a global network of professional sales/support partners and since 1987 we have successfully supplied over 4500 systems to many of the world's top names in,

• Aerospace, Weapons, Avionics, Automotive, Transport, Medical electronics
• Control and systems repair, R&D, PCBA rework
• Mobile Phone, PDA, Laptop, Desktop, Server, Consumer electronics
• BGA, SMD, QFN, LED Rework

Latest News

ThermoActive Software

PDR, a leader in IR rework and test, today announced the release of Re-Ball Mode Software now available as part of its ThermoActive Suite Software...

ThermoActive Software

PDR, a leader in IR rework and test, today announced the release of Barcode Scanning Software integration, the latest software innovation to...

PDR announces that it was awarded a 2018 Global Technology Award in the category of Repair & Rework for its IR-E6 Evolution XL rework system. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 ceremony that took place during SMTA International.

PDR is pleased to announce that it has opened a new European training and demo suite in addition to its California, USA training and demonstration facility. After requests from some of the top names in the industry, PDR has opened a new modern European training and demo suite in the UK.

The demo site is located five minutes from Gatwick airport in the UK with complimentary transportation to and from the airport. Lunch is included when using the demo and training services provided by PDR.


IR rework and test provider, PDR, introduced its new C3i entry-level focused IR rework system with software control. The C3i system is ideal for firms seeking a rework solution in the research and development or small lab environment.

Based on PDR’s popular C3 entry level system, this upgrade offers full software control of the rework process using the company’s Thermoactive Software Suite. This enables the entry level system to perform tasks such as auto-profiling of the rework process.

The Benefits of Focused IR Technology

PDR rework systems, using PDR’s patented Focused IR technology, have been specifically designed to cope with the challenges of repairing today’s PCB assemblies.

Systems are tool free, gas free, instantly/precisely controllable, clean, modular, upgradeable and produces 100% yield BGA rework without any complications. They provide 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...

Benefits of IR Technology

See us at...

SMTA International - Booth 527
Sunday, 14 October, 2018 to Thursday, 18 October, 2018
APEX 2019 - Stand 1517 & 1519
Tuesday, 29 January, 2019 to Thursday, 31 January, 2019

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