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Instructions how how to prolong your soldering iron tip for longer life.

Category:Tip Care

When it comes to soldering irons, “the tip is the tool”. The rest of the iron holds and heats the tip and controls its performance. But the tip is the critical component that must transfer heat efficiently and reliably to the connection poi ...

Category:Tip Care

Most iron tips today are a copper core surrounded by iron, hence the term ‘iron clad’ that is then nickel or chrome plated. Because solder won’t stick to nickel or chrome the plating on the chisel end of the tip, (where you melt the s ...

Category:Tip Care