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Metcal GT90-HP-T4 - GT Series Soldering System

Metcal's GT90-HP-T4 Soldering System is an adjustable temperature station that uses inductive technology as the heating mechanism. The complete system includes a soldering station with an external power supply, a hand-piece, and a work-stand to support a variety of soldering and rework applications using the associated tips and cartridges.

The GT adjustable temperature technology has a fast and repeatable heating mechanism and encompasses the convenience of temperature adjustment with the stability and performance of inductive heating. This gives the GT systems a significant performance advantage with much faster time to temperature, thermal recovery and temperature stability during soldering versus competitors in the same product category.

GT90 is a single port soldering station with best in class performance, ideal for single iron applications on the production line.  The GT90 is supplied with a replaceable 90W external power supply allowing for a more compact design to save space and improve the quality & life of the system.

Key Product Features and Benefits:

  • 90 W power station
  • Adjustable temperature ranges from 200 to 450 °C (392 to 842 °F)
  • Wide variety of cartridge and tip options
  • Patented Chip-in-Cartridge technology
  • Compact size due to external power source
  • Universal power input
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Programmable standby and sleep settings
  • Easy to read 2.5" display
  • 5 V, 0.5 A USB port to power accessories
  • Field upgradeable firmware using a USB memory stick

Applications: (Soldering of)

  • Medium & Light Load Industrial Electronics
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Mobile Devices
  • White Goods

GT Soldering System Software Update


Product Number : GT90-HP-T4


Q - Do the GT units need to be calibrated for tip temperature?
A - GT systems designed to the latest IPC J-STD specifications and do not need to be calibrated for the following reasons: • Programming during the production process has been completed to account for any drift in component characteristics and is under microprocessor control. • Heating element for GT cartridges and tip heater cartridges have been designed and controlled to meet IPC requirement of ±10⁰C temperature delta. •The life of the RTD temperature sensing element embedded in the cartridge is much longer than the cartridge itself. • To meet tighter specification needs, GT systems offer a user-configurable temperature offset feature.

Q - Does the GT system use SmartHeat technology?
A - While the GT units use an inductive heater, these heaters are not controlled by the Curie Point principle. A RTD temperature sensor and an advanced PID algorithm regulate the tip temperature.