Dampen these heat- and abrasion-resistant sponges and use them to wipe molten solder off the tip of your soldering iron to keep it clean. Cleaning soldering iron tips regularly can help prolong their life and ensure they deliver all their heat during soldering.
Remove solder from soldering iron tips with these basic solder cleaning sponges, which do not have holes or slits in the surface.
Circle soldering iron tips inside the holes on these sponges to thoroughly clean the tips.
Drag soldering iron tips up and down along the slits inside these sponges to thoroughly clean the tips.