removing parts from PCBs

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Tue Nov 15 08:54:02 CST 2005

Paul Koning wrote:
> That should work; I've seen things like that.
> A solder pot is a pot full of molten solder.  Think of a crockpot or a
> soup mug with an electric heater in the bottom.  Insert bars of solder
> and let them melt.
> I never understood what those things are meant to be used for; they
> show up in tool catalog but never with any explanation.  Is component
> removal the "official" reason for them?  Or tinning wires?  

They work really well for tinning leads.

Peace...  Sridhar

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