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Subject: Re: Removing Solder

Re: Removing Solder

From: David McIntyre <>
Date: 2005-05-14

It's called solder wick. You place it flat over the blob and heat it
with the iron, and it gets soaked into the braid.

On 5/14/05, Jürgen Hestermann <> wrote:
> > I have been playing around inside my Jukebox and accidentally dropped solder
> > in the wrong place on the circuit board. How can I get rid of it? I tried to
> > heat it with the gun hoping it would just drip away, but this has not
> > worked.
> You may use a solder pump to suck the solder away or if you don't have such you can use a cable consisting of many thin wires (don't
> know the english word) that absorbs the (melted) solder.
> Jürgen.
> _______________________________________________

Received on Sat May 14 20:58:18 2005

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