Wow, High-Speed Soldering Machines are Blisteringly Fast

By Bryan Menegus on at

Everyone knows the PCBs in their electronics aren’t soldered together by hand anymore. But what most people don’t realise is how cool the machines that make those tiny joints are.

This particular machine — the Essemtec Scorpion — is capable of putting down over 1,600 little dots of solder per minute with extraordinary accuracy, and with little to no risk of burning the shit out of your fingers.