Soldering provides mechanical support by holding components of the motherboard together. It also provides electrical support by forming the desired electrical connections on the motherboard.
Importance of good quality Soldering tools at a cell phone repair store
When selecting a micro-soldering tool kit, always invest in a good quality repair kit, even if it is at the beginner level. Very variable tools lead to failure and also make you question your skillset. A good quality micro-soldering toolset has a very high sale value, so even if you part ways, it will fetch you a good amount of money at a cell phone repair store.
Micro soldering Microscope
A micro soldering microscope is an essential requirement at cell phone repair stores. The components on the motherboard are extremely minute, so one cannot function without it. The micro soldering microscope should have an extended workspace and an ability to magnify from 10* to 200*. It should also have a camera to record videos.
Precision Soldering station
A micro soldering station has a workstation and a soldering iron. The soldering iron attached to the station is more feasible than purchasing a stand-alone iron. The station makes the soldering work efficiently and effectively.
A soldering iron is an essential component in the kit at the cell phone repair centre. A 50 Watt soldering iron must have a round chisel tip accompanied with a set of replaceable tips to pick and choose from. It helps in targeting the right spot with adequate amount of heat. The grip should be comfortable on hands. It should be electro static discharge safe to avoid damaging the sensitive components of the motherboard. Not good quality tips will heat up quickly or will have a variant temperature which can damage the component. Weller, Hakko and Goot are world-class companies that deliver soldering devices and tools throughout the world.
This is used for soldering various electrical components on a motherboard with the help of a soldering iron. O.5 mm soldering wire is suitable for mobile phone technicians. Lead and tin are the most common metals used in a soldering wire, with a ratio of 60:40 and 63:37. Nowadays, lead,free soldering wire is also available. It is made of tin, silver and copper in a ratio of 96.5:3.0:0.5, which is less damaging for the cell phone components. Alpha Cookson is the world-known brand to purchase for solder wire
Desoldering pump is used to suck off molten solder, remove a soldered component on a smartphone and eliminate redundant solder from the motherboard. Desoldering pumps are used to remove immense solder, whereas, for precise removal, the desoldering wick is used.
There is a huge list of tools that can help a technician, at 419 Cellphone Repair, with his project, but it is the technician himself who needs to decide which one to buy according to his needs, specifications and requirements of the smartphone in question.