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PLCC Installation PS-90 Flat Blade

PS-90 Universal Soldering Iron
PS-90 Universal Soldering Iron

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 Flat Blade Tip into the PS-90 using Tip Tool.

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

6. Cut a piece of flux-cored solder approximately 3/4 the length of one side of the component.

7. Apply solder to the lead/land junctions of the side to be soldered. (D)

8. Clean tip on Tip & Tool Stand sponge.

9. Place tip on the first lead/land junction of the side. Observe solder melt. Slowly move tip along remaining lead/land junctions to form proper solder fillets at each joint. (E)

10. Repeat steps 6-9 on remaining sides of component.

11. Re-tin tip and return PS-90 to its Tip & Tool Stand.

12. Clean, if required, and inspect.

PACE SensaTemp® or Intelliheat® Power Supply
PS-90 Universal Soldering Iron
Flat Blade Tip (See Tip Chart on Back)
Tip Tool
HP-65 HandiPik®
Flux-cored Solder
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