Terms and Definitions


QFP Removal TP-65 Bridge Fill

TP-65 Thermo-Pik
TP-65 Thermo-Pik

1. Remove conformal coating (if any) and clean work 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 QFP removal tip into ThermoPik® using Tip Tool.

4. Install vacuum cup onto vacuum pick tube of ThermoPik®.

5. Melt solder to form a solder bridge fill joining all component leads. (A)

6. Remove old solder from tip with Fiber Tool from Tip Maintenance Station.

7. Thermal shock tip with damp Sponge Tool from Tip Maintenance Station.

8. Tin bottom edge of tip with solder. (B)

9. Gently lower tip over component, contacting ALL leads. (C)

10. Confirm solder melt of ALL joints, actuate vacuum and lift component from PCB. (D & E)

11. Release component onto a heat resistant surface.

12. Re-tin tip with solder and return ThermoPik® to its Tip & Tool Stand.

13. Prepare lands for component replacement.

PACE Power Supply With Vacuum Capability
TP-65 ThermoPik®
QFP Removal Tip (See Chart on Back)
PS-90 Universal Soldering Iron or TD 100 Thermo-Drive® Soldering Iron
Mini-Wave® Tip
Tip Maintenance Station
Tip Tool

Flux-cored Solder

Product Image Dimensions Part Number
15.7mm x 15.7mm (0.62" x 0.62") 1121-0323-P1
15.7mm x 15.7mm (0.62" x 0.62") 1121-0484-P1
18.3mm x 18.3mm (0.72" x 0.72") 1121-0324-P1
20.8mm x 20.8mm (0.82" x 0.82") 1121-0325-P1
25.9mm x 25.9mm (1.02" x 1.02") 1121-0326-P1
29.2mm x 29.2mm (1.15" x 1.15") 1121-0456-P1
30.0mm x 30.0mm (1.18" x 1.18") 1121-0544-P1
31.0mm x 31.0mm (1.22" x 1.22") 1121-0351-P1
36.3mm x 36.3mm (1.43" x 1.43") 1121-0483-P1