Open Source Desolderer

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- Essentially is a modified medicine dropper used for desoldering electronic componets

- Can also be increased to a spring loaded caulk gun like mechanism (but in reverse)

Used For

- Basic Desoldering

Industry Standards

- This basic bulb design could probably be printed using a flexible filament in a FDM printer, or a SLA elastomer, in one run

- This is a good exampe of a possible mounting mechanism

- cm_mmc=Shopping|THD|google|&mid=scRcbRU7F|dc_mtid_8903tb925190_pcrid_195274179091_pkw__pmt__product_206320612_slid_&gclid=CjwKCAiAmvjRBRBlEiwAWFc1mI4rKlFTcLKxHe-kFVZc-RHT7hk8m6RgT9WWZ0UZvEH0KNhSKvO06hoCS5wQAvD_BwE This is a good example of the spring loaded version

Basic Design

Bulb Design

- 3d Printed

- If using FDM use flexible filament

- If using SLA use an elastomer

Spring Design

Outer Casing

- essentially a metal tube


- a spring and a way to secure it in the outer casing

- Is in front of the plunger

Plunger + Catch

- This is very similar to a caulk gun but in reverse; when the trigger is pulled it retracts


- Either store bought of 3d Printed; keeps the plunger airtight



See Also


Usefull Links

- Wikipedia Page on Desoldering