Here we have a video that shows you how to maintain your soldering iron. The expert tips are provided by Jeff Naylor who is the owner and operator of an Electronics company. Jeff is an expert in electronics and has produced many videos for the famous ‘Expert Village’ website. He graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on power electronics from NAU so certainly knows what he is talking about!

Jeff goes into detail on how you keep the tip of your soldering iron clean. This is hugely important if you want to prolong the life of your iron and is something you should take great care in. The main thing to remember is that you should never put away you tip when it’s dirty!