Heat gun desoldering overview

Heat gun desoldering overview

Mage2 writes –

“Using a Heatgun to remove/ scavange parts from old or broken PCB. I using a old hard drive as a example. You can salvage most any surfacemount, BGA or even through hole parts using this method.”Link.


  • Soldering and Desoldering – Link.
  • Soldering Tutorial – Make Video Podcast – Link.
  • It’s Learn How to Solder Month! – Link.
  • The Basics of Soldering, Photo Gallery – Link.

6 thoughts on “Heat gun desoldering overview

  1. Alexa_LG says:

    If you need heat guns, there is a great deal on Steinel electronics heat guns at http://www.electronicsnmore.com

  2. Alexa_LG says:

    If you need heat guns, there is a great deal on Steinel electronic heat guns at http://www.electronicsnmore.com. Here is the link to a complete kit they carry: http://www.electronicsnmore.com/product_info.php/products_id/8970

  3. Heidi Roche says:

    try concentrating and targeting the heat with a pinpoint reduction nozzle – makes desoldering even easier & you won’t damage other components by accident

    only ELECTRONIC heat guns will take reducers, though, since regular heat guns would burn out due to the heat back-up

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