Terms and Definitions


Land Prep SX-100 Surface Mount

SX-100 Sodr-X-Tractor
SX-100 Sodr-X-Tractor

1. Remove conformal coating (if any) and clean work area of any contamination, oxides, or residues.

2. Set a tip temperature of 343°C (650°F) for lead-free or 316°C (600°F) for leaded alloys and adjust as necessary.

3. Install Flo-D-Sodr® tip into the SX-100 using Tip Tool.

4. Apply flux to all land areas. (A)

5. Thermal shock tip with damp sponge in the SX-100 Tip & Tool Stand.

6. Tin bottom of tip with solder. (B)

7. Lower tip at right angles to PCB, contacting land(s) at end of row with tip. (C)

8. Confirm solder melt of contacted land(s), apply vacuum and slowly sweep tip over remaining lands in row, successively melting and extracting excess solder. (D)

9. Lift tip at end of the row, hold vacuum for an additional 5 seconds to clear all molten solder from the heater chamber. (E)

10. Repeat steps 7-9 for remaining rows.

11. Re-tin tip end with solder and return the SX-100 to its Tip & Tool Stand.

12. Clean lands as required for component replacement.

PACE SensaTemp® or Intelliheat® Power Supply with Vacuum Capability
SX-100 Sodr-X-Tractor®
Flo-D-Sodr® Tip
Tip Tool
Flux-cored Solder
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