Damp Sponge Vs Brass Sponge

Soldering Tip CleaningWhat should you be cleaning your soldering tips with?  Some soldering stations like the Weller WLC100 come with a sponge that you dampen.  Others come with a brass sponge or brass tip cleaner pad.

Using the sponge is easy enough.  Just remove it and get it wet.  Make sure to squeezes as much water out as you can so that is is only damp.  Then replace it back in the holder.

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