I've never done it that way, nipping a cold SMD part with a pair of cutters..toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Mechanical stresses would be considerable, this never separates copper pad from board?
I generally use two soldering irons, heat both ends simultaneously.
Then pick the part up using the two irons like tweezers.
On Tue, Jan 1, 2019 at 04:06 AM, Peter Russell wrote: