Terms and Definitions


Socket Installation TD-100 Point to Point

TD-100 Handpiece
TD-100 Handpiece

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

2. Install chisel or conical tip into the TD-100 using Tip Tool.

3. Position socket ensuring proper lead-to-land alignment. Hold socket in place using the HandiPik® or tweezers. (A)

4. Apply flux and tack solder opposing corner leads. (B)

5. Apply flux to ALL lead/land areas of the row to be soldered. (C)

6. Clean tip on Tip & Tool Stand sponge. (D)

7. Position chisel or conical  tip at intersection of lead and land. Apply solder to side of lead/land area to form proper solder fillet. (D)

8. Repeat step 7 on remaining leads of socket. Clean tip as necessary.

9. Re-tin tip with solder. Return TD-100 to its Tip & Tool Stand.

10. Clean, if required, and inspect.

PACE Intelliheat® Power Supply

TD-100 Thermo-Drive® Soldering Iron

Chisel or Conical Tip (See Chart on Back)

HP-65 HandiPik®

Tip Tool


Flux-cored Solder