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How to use SMD Type : Shape Tunnel and examples

Supports rework environment with 3 types: quad, tunnel and spatula. This type is capable of heating plural pins or lead wires at once and is used for rework of SMDs. SMD TYPE Tunnel use it for removing SOPs.

[ How to select the size ]
Select the head not by the number of pins but by the package size [length x width x height] including legs.

How to select the size

[ The tip before soldering ]
Apply solder to the tip end before operating.
NOTE: Applying sufficient solder makes removing easier.

The tip before soldering

Removing SOP

Use it for removing SOP.
1.Apply flux to the leads.
2.Warm the IC.
3.Remove it using a pick-up wire, etc.