Hello Skooter Blog readers, today I speak of a Cleaner Soldering Iron Tip Black (Soldering Iron Tip Cleaner (Black)) acquired on DealExtreme usando DX Points. Eu I talked about this purchase for some time, in a paper from August 2010. Then I did an article on each of the other products of this same purchase, but let the Cleaner Soldering Iron Tip Black and then because I had not had a chance to use it. Recently, this opportunity came.
The Cleaner Soldering Iron Tip Black is a metal chamber that stores a piece of steel wool which, by sua time, for wiping the tip of the soldering iron, something often necessary when working with solder. Simply insert the tip of the welder in a steel sponge and mild rotations do sometimes to keep it clean.
In the box Cleaner Soldering Iron Tip Black no written instructions in an English well ruinzinho, gives to understand that bad. On the other side there is a description that appears to be advantages in using a cleaner so instead of wet sponges, which would be more expensive, lasted less and cool the soldering iron each time they are used. Not cool the soldering iron also helps extend the life of the tip, they suffer less from temperature changes.
For the tests I did in this recent work Weld, the Cleaner Soldering Iron Tip Black was effective and did his job. The magazine is heavy enough to stay in place during use. Entering the soldering iron there and sometimes turning, tin particles become trapped in the steel sponge.
Update (11/05/2011): Included a video showing the product: