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Sterling Desoldering Tool – Wahl

Sterling Desoldering Tool – Wahl

Once upon a time Iso-Tip, formerly known and Wahl Sterling or Wahl Clipper, provided customer's with a desoldering tool. This item did go obsolete over the years before Senasys acquired the product line. Because we sell products to Smart Humans, we get to see these...

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Butane Torch Repairs Cell Phone Screen

Butane Torch Repairs Cell Phone Screen

Another great use for the Micro-Therm butane torch is with cell phone repairs. When replacing or repairing a cell phone screen there is heat sensitive glue that adheres the numerous parts of new phones. Using the torch to heat the glue, the screen and back can easily...

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Butane Heat Torch Molds Kydex

Butane Heat Torch Molds Kydex

Typically our butane heat torch is used for shrink tubing, but as we talk with customer's more and more we have found many different uses for this little torch! Kydex is a high impact, easily mold-able plastic. People frequently make holsters and knife scabbards out...

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Drain Cleaning Tool (CO2) – Product Spotlight

Drain Cleaning Tool (CO2) – Product Spotlight

Iso-Tip believes in offering valuable tools, usually cordless, to our customers that are convenient and worth discovering... Tools Worth Discovering, get it? While working within one of our other product lines through our parent company, Senasys. We came across this...

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Using Soldering Paste to Create Jewelry

Using Soldering Paste to Create Jewelry

A popular application for soldering is making and repairing jewelry. This type of work requires a high level of precision and control due to the size of the components. I recently talked with someone about some interesting jewelry projects she has worked on and...

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Lead Based vs Lead Free Solder

Lead Based vs Lead Free Solder

While a good quality soldering iron is critical for any soldering job, the solder itself is also important. There are many different brands of solder on the market, but the majority of these will be one of two types: lead based and lead free. Both types of solder have...

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A Surprise Visit from a long time Iso-Tip User

A Surprise Visit from a long time Iso-Tip User

I was answering emails at my desk today when a coworker of mine came in and told me that someone had an Iso-Tip question. This wasn't anything unusual, but then I was told that this person was currently in the office. It was then that I met Mike. He wanted to get...

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Finishing Wood with your Micro-Therm Heat Gun

Finishing Wood with your Micro-Therm Heat Gun

Simply move the heat gun over the wood, making sure to go with the grain. Go over the entire piece slowly and evenly, and you'll make even a fresh cut piece of wood look distressed. The slower you go, the more the wood will darken. You can also add stain afterwards to...

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Butane Torch Repairs Cell Phone Screen

Paint Removal with your Micro-Therm Heat Gun

Most of us have at least one piece of old furniture that could use some refurbishing. A new coat of paint can make even the most rustic of items look brand new. However, removing the original coat can be a pain. That's where our heat gun comes in! Paint Removal with...

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