Terms and Definitions


TSOP Installation TD-100 MiniWave®

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 selected Mini-Wave® tip into the TD-100 using Tip Tool. 

3. Position the component ensuring proper lead-to-land alignment. Hold the component 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. (C)

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

7. Apply solder to the cupped portion of tip to create a convex bead of molten solder. (E)

8. Position Mini-Wave® tip so the solder bead contacts the top portion of leads. Slowly move tip over one row of leads to form proper solder fillets at each joint. 

9. Repeat steps 6 through 8 on remaining side of component. 

10. Re-tin Mini-Wave® tip with solder. Return TD-100 to its Tip & Tool Stand. 

11. Clean, if required, and inspect. 

PACE Intelliheat® Power Supply 

TD-100 Thermo-Drive® Soldering Iron 

Mini-Wave® Tip (See Chart on Back) 

Tip Tool 

HP-65 HandiPik® 


Flux-cored Solder