Terms and Definitions


PLCC Removal TT-65 Wrap

TT-65 ThermoTweez
TT-65 ThermoTweez

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 and align PLCC removal tips into ThermoTweez® (using Tip Alignment Tool for PLCC 44 pin count and above).

4. Tack solder to one of the corner component leads using the PS-90 or TD-100 with a chisel or conical installed. (A)

5. Wrap solder around the four sides of component.

6. Terminate solder at the end of last side.

7. Remove old solder from PLCC removal tips with Fiber Tool from Tip Maintenance Station.

8. Thermal shock tips with damp Sponge Tool from Tip Maintenance Station.

9. Tin inside edges of tips with solder. (B)

10. Lower tips over component and tweeze handpiece contacting ALL solder joints with tips. (C)

11. Confirm solder melt of ALL joints and lift component from PCB. (D) & (E)

12. Release component onto a heat resistant surface.

13. Re-tin tips with solder and return ThermoTweez® to its Tip & Tool Stand.

14. Prepare lands for component replacement.

PACE SensaTemp® or Intelliheat® Power Supply

TT-65 ThermoTweez®

PLCC Removal Tips (See Chart on Back)

Tip Alignment Tool

PS-90 Universal Soldering Iron or TD-100 Thermo-Drive®

Soldering Iron

Chisel Tip

Tip Tool

Tip Maintenance Station

Flux-cored Solder


Product Image Dimensions Part Number
(A X B): 6.86mm x 6.86mm (0.27" X 0.27") 1121-0316-P1
(A X B): 12.2mm x 9.65mm (O.48" x 0.38") 1121-0352-P1
(A X B): 14.5mm x 14.5mm (0.57" x 0.57") 1121-0318-P1
(A X B): 17.0mm x 17.0mm (0.67" x 0.67") 1121-0319-P1
(A X B): 21.9mm x 21.9mm (0.86" x 0.86") 1121-0320-P1
(A X B): 26.9mm x 26.9mm (1.06" x 1.06") 1121-0321-P1