Introduction: Make an Old Soldering Iron Tip New, Quick, Easy N Free

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A dirty soldering tip may increase the time to melt the solder when you touch it. Also it wont tin or hold solder

Tools required

  • Drill machine
  • Wet sponge
  • Sand paper ( 300 grit or above )
  • Screw driver

Skills required


Step 1: The Super Easy Fun 4 Min Job

  • Heat the soldering iron and clean it with wet sponge
  • Cool it down and take out the tip by unscrewing either of the screws.
  • Insert it in the drill and turn on the drill
  • Use the sand paper to clean that black old layer on the tip
  • Insert it back in and tin it