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Thread: hobbyist SMT prototyping?
face BY : Alexandre Guimar„esemail (remove spam text)


> You can get more even heating by placing ceramic tiles above and below
> the PCB.  This may also help reduce thermal shock from turning on the
> coils.

   I would advice to use very thin ceramic material or the big thermal mass
would cause temperature to change very slowly and you would not get the
right "curve". Besides I prefer to have infrared radiation directly to the
board and the ceramic material might kill it.

Best regards,
Alexandre Guimaraes

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