Recommended Soldering Tips for Cleaning after BGA Removal
To clean up your board after removing multiple pins or lead wires, Hakko recommends using the Spatula Shaped (SMD) Soldering Tip.
It is important to apply flux before soldering to prevent icicles forming from the leftover solder on the board.
Cleaning without flux
Cleaning with flux
- Apply flux
- Place the spatula tip on the P.W.B on an angle
- Move the tip slowly across and lift up quickly when done