Posts Tagged ‘drag soldering’

Letters: Drag-soldering small pitch TQFP packages is easy

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Don writesL Firstly , let me thank you again for my free coupon . My item which I ordered with the coupon arrived today. You sent me a follow up mail saying to send a picture of my finished board to get a replacement free coupon. Thats not too easy...

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Drag soldering with a GullWing tip

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

[embed][/embed] SparkysWidgets posted this drag soldering video in the comments of yesterday's flux-off solder flux trials. He solders an FT232 IC with a Weller NTGW tipped soldering iron. These GullWing tips have a dimple in the tip that suck up excess solder, making it very easy to drag solder. Similar...

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Recent Comments

  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please