Over time, long and extended use of the soldering tip with no proper care can lead to the tip being worn out. This makes the soldering tip no longer suitable for use. Let us explore the various ways in which a soldering tip can be worn out and how we can prevent that.
Oxidation of soldering tips occurs over extended usage or at high temperature. However, there are ways to prevent or delay the process of oxidation, to increase the lifespan of your soldering tips. Read on for more!
You might have come across the phrase 'excellent thermal recovery' when doing your research on which soldering iron to get. What does it mean and why is it important to have a soldering iron with high thermal recovery? Read on to find out!
Why do tips oxidize easily when using lead-free solder? If you have been working with different types of solder for a long time, you may have noticed that lead-free solder oxidizes soldering tips four to five times faster than normal solder wires. Read on to learn why!