removing parts from PCBs
pkoning at equallogic.com
Mon Nov 14 08:47:42 CST 2005
>>>>> "Allison" == Allison <ajp166 at bellatlantic.net> writes:
>> Subject: Re: removing parts from PCBs From: William Donzelli
>> <aw288 at osfn.org> Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2005 17:00:10 -0500 (EST) To:
>> "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts"
>> <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>> I use a solder pot, filled, so the miniscus (sp?) allows me to
>> just place the board on the rim of the pot, and all the pads melt
>> nicely. It took me some time to fine tune the setup, but it works
>> very well. I may never go back to the torch.
Allison> That is by far the best method and also excellent for board
Allison> you really don't want to cook (as in ones you fix).
I would think the best -- if you can find the machinery -- is standard
rework tools. It seems the standard tool nowadays is a hot air
machine with nozzles shaped to fit the part to be removed. If you can
find a surplus one (new ones are pretty expensive) that would be worth
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