How to remove a solder bridge

In the picture, you see a gull wing component with according to the IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 a solder bridge. A solder bridge is a defect for all the product classes. Most used method to resolve this defect is with a desoldering iron. This is not the correct way to do it because of the risks of damaging the component or PCB itself. There are more methods to solve this problem. See IPC-7711/7721 rework & repair and modification standard. It is possible to use: the draw off method, respread method or braid method.

By |2018-09-26T08:22:27+00:0025 September 2018|PIEK News|