Ghetto SMD rework

At work we don’t have a hot air rework station, and sometimes, when pressure is high, we don’t have the time to send the boards back for repairs.
Since we do a lot of aluminium backed boards, even heating and no overheating is quite important, so, I use this for emergency repairs:

062 - ghetto smd soldering

40V, 1,5A through two ceramic 47ohm resistors in parallel. Soldering gun applies the difference in heat needed to actually remove the component.


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