Solderability Testing

The Gen3 Systems MUST 3 Solderability Tester is rated as the World’s Premier Solderability Test System.

downlode-broucher-gen3The MUST System 3 incorporates the latest evolution from the original Multicore Universal Solderability Tester (MUST) recognized as the industry benchmark for solderability testing.

Capable of measuring down to 0.001mN the MUST 3 is proven as the most accurate and comprehensively equipped Solderability Test system in the electronics industry.

The MUST System 3 sets the standard – performing solderability testing in accordance with all major International Standards for both Commercial and Military & Defense applications and encompasses everything required to perform all solderability tests.

Technical Specifications

Dimensions 32” (810 mm) x 13.5” (340 mm) x 20.5” 520 mm (L x W x H)
Voltage 220-240 Volt AC, 50 Hz, 1 Amp or 110 Volts AC, 60 Hz, <2 Amp
Weight 133 lbs. (60 Kg)

Key Features

  • Force Resolution 0.001mN
  • Automatic component alignment and testing
  • Fast, quiet and smooth operation
  • Step-and-Repeat function for multi-leaded devices
  • Four (4) Individual globule blocks for Wetting Balance testing
  • Testing ability down to 0201 devices
  • Superior Gauge R&R
  • Highest Accuracy utilizing a sampling rate measuring to levels better than 0.1mN/BIT
  • Immersion Speed 0-30mm/s (resolution 0.05mm/s)
  • Immersion Depth 0-30mm at a Resolution of 0.01mm
  • Equipped with USB Camera
  • Immediate Pass/Fail Results upon completion of each test


The MUST System 3 Includes a comprehensive scope of accessories

  • Solder Bath and 4 Globules: 4mm; 3.2mm; 2mm and 1mm plus
  • Solder Pellets (SnPb and Lead-free) including:
    • 200mg(4mm)
    • 100mg (3.2mm)
    • 25mg (2mm)
    • 5mg(1mm)
  • All accessories included to perform Solderability Testing in full- compliance with all standards including: IEC, IPC, MIL-STD, EIA/JET, ISO, JEITA, JNC and many user-specific test methods
  • Full Set of 13-clips to accommodate most components
  • Comprehensive Solderability Testing Operations Manual

NPL Solderability Testing “Best Practice” Guide