Remove the Soldered SMD Parts Without Damage From PCB

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Introduction: Remove the Soldered SMD Parts Without Damage From PCB

Remove some SMD parts from junk PCBs and reuse them is reasonable for hobbyist.

Step 1:

I use a plate of used razor.

It is very thin and tough.

Step 2:

Heat and melt the solder then insert the razor plate between the pin of part and foot print.

Step 3:

There are no heat stress and no damage.

And It is very easy way.

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    7 Discussions

    This was a nice tip - thank you :)

    I used blades from a carpet cutter which are much thicker. This is a good idea. Never thought of them (since I use an electric razor). Though I know there are used razors in the household ;-)

    2 replies

    added to favourite. you should rename it to " removing smd soldered parts...

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    Great, this way you prevented having a misleading title, and insured having more visits, again great tip :)