AIT SLD-18 Reflow Soldering Thermode

The SLD-18 is a one piece flat blade thermode made for use on Avio reflow machines. SLD-6 part numbers below are cross referenced to Avio part numbers. All dimensions are in millimeters. Custom materials are available. Contact the factory for assistance at (870)-269-4367.

Understanding AIT part numbers is very simple. Various dimensions on the drawing are represented by letters, which correspond to values in the part number. The beginning of the part number establishes the thermode series and material, followed by various dimensions. For example, part number SLD-18-M-A15B1.6C7-E9-L is a molybdenum blade with an A dimension of 15.0 mm, an E type thermocouple 9” long, and a large phono plug. You can request a quote by filling in dimensions below in the custom part number and indicating the quantity you wish to have quoted in the comments section. Or you can request a quote for a standard part number in the list below by entering a quantity in the box next to the desired part number.


Name: Company: Email: Phone: SLD-18- A- B- C- Thermocouple- Comments: To request a quote for a standard part number, fill in the quantity desired in the box(s) next to the desired part number below. To request a quote for a custom part number, fill in the blanks in this sample part number below and indicate the quantity desired under comments: Qty SLD-18-M-A15B1.6C7-E9-L SLD-18-M-A20B1.6C7-E9-L AIT Standard Part Numbers Wire Length- Plug Type- SLD-18-M-A25B1.6C7-E9-L SLD-18-M-A30B1.6C7-E9-L SLD-18-M-A35B1.6C7-E9-L SLD-18-M-A40B1.6C7-E9-L Avio Part Numbers HT-16-15 HT-16-20 HT-16-25 HT-16-30 HT-16-35 HT-16-40

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SLD-18 Reflow Soldering Thermode
Large Phono Plug Small Phono Plug Omega 2 Prong Plug
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Thermo-couple Type Material Max Temp Range
E ChromegaMaterial®/Constantan 900°C (1652°F)
J Iron / Constantan 750°C (1382°F)
K Chromega® / Alomega® 1250°C (2282°F)