Via 4297 ESD. A soldering Workstation

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Joined Apr 2, 2009
Project Beginning

Do not reply to this please as work is in progress.

This Station is designed with specific things in mind.
It hold two identical Soldering guns together with a hot air gun for surface mount soldering works.

The Iron's are readily available on ebay.
Please note that the iron is model 900 as indicated but the ones I had were 926 and the pencil is hakko 903 shown below

In order to renew the parts and heater, the pencil is taken apart. The two pencils I will be using are these ones. The Tip is a standard hakko one available on ebay too.

A note on heater...

there are two types of pencil. One with a
Ω Heater with a 50Ω PTC thermistor @ 26°C" which is the one I am using and the Hakko 900 which has the same heater but a much lower resistance thermistor. Use the later in this circuit which I will be showing, and you will end up with a melted pencil. Period.

The iron handles a variety of tips from very fine tips to spade tips.
The temperature of both iron can be adjusted individually.

The Heater is a standard 24VAC 50W Ceramic heater with a in built PTC.
Heater can dissipated a maximum of 50W and operates on 24VAC.

The hot gun used was taken from my broken station

On the top of my desoldering station is the retched one I regret buying.
And now it is getting overhauled.

The Hot Gun Assy is shown below.

I will be doing further test on it will post the results after posting some more detail of the rest of the components.

Stay glued

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