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 How to Use a Sal Ammoniac Block to Maintain Your Soldering Iron 

Instructions by Michelle Wood, Jewelry-Making Expert, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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Step 1
For safe soldering, keep your hot soldering iron in a stand when not in use.
Step 2
Clean and re-tin the tip of your soldering iron after each use. Carefully swipe both sides of the hot tip across the surface of the sal ammoniac block.
Step 3
A soldering iron tip is very hot and may produce a small amount of smoke/fumes--work in a well-ventilated area.

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