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can DIY hot air soldering iron solder other smd component such ic, transistor,and other smd component.? Answered

without destroying anything,especially the board,

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steveastrouk (author)2009-08-27

Have you used those HORRIBLE PPS capacitors that melt if you so much as look at them funny ? Evil bloody things. Steve

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frollard (author)2009-08-27

and different solders/parts need different heating profiles (preheating, heating, setting, cooling) It can be hard to match that profile with any repeatability with a hot air tool...but it IS doable :D

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steveastrouk (author)2009-08-27

Like Sean says, I can't see why it wouldn't work, if you are careful. Its a bad idea to dump too much heat into the board too quickly - you can literally crack SM resistors and capacitors from thermal expansion.

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