Desoldering Chips, was Re: Can someone, > confirm this chip equivalence?

Geoffrey Reed geoffr at zipcon.net
Thu Apr 8 22:18:44 CDT 2010


On 4/8/10 7:06 AM, "dwight elvey" <dkelvey at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi
> 
>  In most cases, I find that heating from one side and sucking
> 
> from the other works fine, even for ground planes.
> 
>  If I can get the solder to melt at all, it always clears this
> 
> way.
> 
>  As another mentioned, if it only has a little solder in
> 
> it, you need to add solder to fill the hole before sucking.
> 
>  Solder wick is almost impossible to use in such cases
> 
> without damaging the board ( too many heat sinks ).
> 
> Dwight

With all the component harvesting I've been doing lately, I have a hakko 808
sedoldering gun and a hot air rework station that I use to desolder chips
and other components.





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