Sparton Corporation continues with Ersa for its wave solder needs

Kurtz Ersa North America, a supplier of electronics production equipment, is pleased to announce that Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) has purchased a POWERFLOW N2 system. As Ersa’s flagship machine, the POWERFLOW N2 was specifically designed to meet the challenges of lead-free, and is a perfect fit for long-time Ersa selective solder customer, Sparton Corporation.

Aaron Lounsbrough – Engineering Supervisor, and Travis Monick – Process Engineer

Aaron Lounsbrough – Engineering Supervisor, and Travis Monick – Process Engineer

Justin Kannas, Sparton’s Engineering Manager, commented, “Sparton is looking forward to the technological enhancements that the new Ersa wave system will bring to the Watertown, SD facility.  This investment confirms Sparton’s commitment to continuous improvement in order to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations for delivering quality product.”

The POWERFLOW N2 can reduce lead-free wave solder running costs by up to 90 percent. Additionally, the machine highlights a 20 x 23.9 capabilty, plug and play pre-heat design (Medium IR, Convection, Short IR and now with new topside Convection) and 1.8 meters of preheat standard. Additional pre-heating of up to 2.4 meters can be added if needed.

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), now in its 117th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service, and refurbishment. The primary markets served are Medical & Biotechnology, Military & Aerospace, and Industrial & Commercial. Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Sparton currently has 13 manufacturing locations and engineering design centers worldwide. Sparton’s website may be accessed at


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