Terms and Definitions


SOT Removal TD-100

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 SOT Removal Tip into the TD-100 using Tip Tool.

4. Apply flux to all lead/land areas. (A)

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

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

7. Tin bottom edges of tip with solder. (B)

8. Lower tip over component contacting ALL leads with tip. (C)

9. Confirm solder melt of ALL joints and lift component from PCB. (D) & (E) (Surface tension of the tip should lift the component form the board. If this does not occur, use of tweezers to lift the component is optional)

10. Release component from tip by wiping on a heat resistant surface.

11. Re-tin tip with solder and return the TD-100 to its Tip & Tool Stand.

12. Prepare lands for component replacement.

PACE Intelliheat® Power Supply 

TD-100 Universal Soldering Iron 

SOT Removal Tip (See Chart on Back) 

Tip Maintenance Station 

Tip Tool


Flux-cored Solder 



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