[sdiy] Hot air rework stations - question/suggestions

Joshua jlewis184 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 21:26:06 CET 2014


If you are just trying to remove the package, I would recommend using
any cheap hot air gun, like the "Milwaukee 1400 Heat Gun" for $35.

These types of guns have usually have too much airflow to allow for
small component reflow, but they work very well to get parts off the
board.

-Josh

On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 2:03 PM, Justin Owen <juzowen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to remove a couple of LGA14 chips from a not too densely populated commercial dev board.
>
> This should be well within the capability of one of the more reasonably priced entry level hot air solder/rework stations right?
>
> Considering I'm much closer to the Xytronic end of the market than the Weller end - anyone want to suggest a rig that will handle this job that is a step up from my current beaten up old solder sucker?
>
> Thanks,
>
> - J
>
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