Removing surface-mounted ICs

From: Chuck McManis <>
Date: Sun Jun 4 20:19:59 2000

You use solder wick. You lay it over the pins, you wick up the solder that
is holding them down. Alternatively you use a suction grabber device and a
very small torch or hot air gun. (the latter is preferred). Attach the
pickup to the top of the chip, then blow the hot air gun on it, and lift it

At 12:58 AM 6/5/00 +0000, you wrote:
>Can anyone recommend a way of removing surface-mounted ICs (specifically SOJ
Received on Sun Jun 04 2000 - 20:19:59 BST

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