Terms and Definitions


QFP Removal TP-65 Wrap

TP-65 Thermo-Pik
TP-65 Thermo-Pik

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 vacuum cup onto vacuum pick tube of ThermoPik®.

4. Install QFP Removal Tip into ThermoPik® using Tip Tool.

5. Tack solder to one of the corner component leads. Wrap solder around the four sides of component. Terminate solder at the end of last side. (A)

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

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

8. Tin bottom edge of the tip with solder. (B)

9. Gently lower tip over component, contacting ALL the leads. (C)

10. Confirm solder melt of ALL joints, actuate vacuum and lift component from printed circuit board. (D) & (E)

11. Release component onto a heat resistant surface.

12. Re-tin tip with solder and return ThermoPik® to its Tip & Tool Stand.

13. Prepare lands for component replacement.

PACE Power Supply with Vaccum Capability 

TP-65 ThermoPik® 

QFP Removal Tip (See Chart on Back) 

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

Chisel Tip 

Tip Maintenance Station 

Tip Tool 

Flux-cored Solder 


Product Image Dimensions Part Number
16.8mm x 22.9mm (0.66" x 0.90") 1121-0322-001-P1
15.7mm x 15.7mm (0.62" x 0.62") 1121-0323-P1
18.3mm x 18.3mm (0.72" x 0.72") 1121-0324-P1
20.8mm x 20.8mm (0.82" x 0.82") 1121-0325-P1
25.9mm x 25.9mm (1.02" x 1.02") 1121-0326-P1
31.0mm x 31.0mm (1.22" x 1.22") 1121-0351-P1
29.2mm x 29.2mm (1.15" x 1.15") 1121-0456-P1
36.3mm x 36.3mm (1.43" x 1.43") 1121-0483-P1
15.7mm x 15.7mm (0.62" x 0.62") 1121-0484-P1
30.0mm x 30.0mm (1.18" x 1.18") 1121-0544-P1