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This is a dismantling manual for a coin design vibration motor on the basis of the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, according to get the tungsten.

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    • You see the front and the back of the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

  2. How to get tungsten from a coin design vibration motor: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Place the phone face down, and use a hair dryer or heat gun to heat the back Surface, to soften the adhesive.

    • Attach a suction cup to the back of the phone by pushing down on it near the top of the phone.

    • While Pulling on the suction cup, slide a thin object between the back cover and the phone. Slide it around the edges to break the adhesive seal.

    • Remove the back cover by pulling it from the phone

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    • Take off the copperband

  4. How to get tungsten from a coin design vibration motor: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Unhook the battery connector

    • Pry the battery from the phone with a thin tool. There is a small amount of adhesive underneath the battery, so a bit of force is required

    • Remove the battery

  5. How to get tungsten from a coin design vibration motor: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Close to the bottom of the phone, unscrew the two phillips head screws

    • Remove the black plastic strip to reveal the speaker assembly and the vibrating motor. They are hooked underneath the circuit board beneath, force will be required to pry it out.

    • Unplug the microphone connector

    • Remove the whole module

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    • If you flip over the module, you will see the cylindrical design vibration motor

    • Remove it from the module

  7. How to get tungsten from a coin design vibration motor: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Now you have the single vibrating motor

    • To get the tungsten, you have to open the metalcase

  8. How to get tungsten from a coin design vibration motor: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Erase the adhesive foil from the bottom metal housing

    • Open the metal housing by clamping the housing into metal pliers, see red dashed line

    • Get between the opened case with a thin screwdriver and remove the upper metal housing from the bottom metal casing

  9. How to get tungsten from a coin design vibration motor: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Here you see from left to right the upper metal housing, tungsten ring counterweight, wave spring, neodymium boron magnet, bottom metal housing with contacts and copper coil, adhesive foil

    • After removing the case, the tungsten ring is wedged on the bottom housing

    • Take off the tungsten ring with a sharp thin tool and withdraw the coil (using a pincer) which is mounted on the tungsten counterweight

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