[sdiy] Desoldering/Rework Stations

Andre Majorel aym-htnys at teaser.fr
Tue Nov 18 10:11:43 CET 2008


On 2008-06-15 18:40 +0100, GRAHAM ATKINS wrote:
> On Jun 15, 2008, at 17:42, Andre Majorel wrote:
>> On 2008-04-06 10:53 +0200, Andre Majorel wrote:
>>> On 2008-04-05 16:00 -0500, mike ruberto wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm primarily looking for vacuum desoldering for thru-hole  
>>>> components.
>>>> It's 99% of what I work on. Something more like this...
>>>> http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/WDD81VIL
>>>
>>> - Heating desoldering pump (like a soldering iron with a tubular
>>>  tip fitted to a spring-activated piston).
>>> - Compressor from a dead fridge.
>>> - 1 m of tubing.
>>> - Door bell switch.
>>>
>>> Remove the piston from the desoldering tool and plug the
>>> compressor into it instead. Mount the door bell switch as a pedal,
>>> in series with the compressor. Total cost maybe 30 dollars plus
>>> your time.
>>>
>>> Don't know how this frankenpump compares to commercial desoldering
>>> stations but I know that my father was satisfied with it after
>>> reworking hundreds or thousands of boards for his clients.
>>>
>>> Radiospares used to sell a suitable 30 W heating desoldering pump.
>>> As I recall it was made by a company in the US Mid-West.
>>
>> OK Industries Inc, 3455 Conner Street, Bronx, NY 10475. Hey, I was
>> only off by 1200 km ! It's the "electric de-soldering tool", item
>> no. SA-6-230.
>>
>>  http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/misc/desolder_ok_ind_sa-6-230.tif
>
> Maplin Electronics UK do this one :-
>
> http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=96859&DOY=15m6

Thanks. Some photos of the DIY desoldering station :

  http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/desolder/

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André Majorel <URL:http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/>



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