How to Use Tip Tinner - Chemtools Australia Tip Tinner

How to Use Tip Tinner - Chemtools Australia Tip Tinner from Chemtools® Pty Ltd

By: Chemtools® Pty Ltd  04-Feb-2011
Keywords: Corrosion Protection, Soldering

Soldering irons are used widely in the Electronics Manufacturing and Repair industry. After you use a variety of kinds of soldering flux, the tip of the soldering iron can become clogged up with chemical compounds and ruin its overall performance.

A tip tinner is used to clean the soldering tip between and after soldering work.The tip tinner is a mixture of soldering powder and oxide-reducing compounds which efficiently removes flux residues  and other compounds from the soldering tip. Tip tinner should be used after all soldering work prior to storing the tip so as to prevent the flux and chemical residue built up  on the tip.


  1. 1

    Heat the soldering iron to the maximum operating temperature. Simply plug it in and allow it to heat up for five to ten minutes.

  2. 2

    Roll the soldering iron tip over the surface of the tip tinner. You can place the soldering tip on the tinner and twist the handle of the soldering iron, or wipe it across the tinner until the soldering tip is cleaned. This should only take a few seconds, or maybe up to a minute depending on the level of flux residue on your soldering tip.

  3. 3

    Wipe the remaining residue off of the soldering tip with a wet sponge while the iron is still hot. The soldering tip should now be completely free of flux residue.


Keywords: Corrosion Protection, Soldering

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