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How to remove glued/dried on heatsink from chip? by zepper
Posted: 16 Nov 03

Gently buy firmly twist the heatsink relative to the chip rather than pulling or prying as most heatsink/chip interface materials have little shear strength relative to their tensile strength. This is more easily and safely done with the chip in its socket - avoids bent pins or exposure to static.
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