When doing electrical and electronic work, soldering irons are an essential tool. I have found that even when you can simply twist a wire, it works better when they are soldered after twisting. Electrical tape can be used after the soldering has been done to prevent the risk of electric shock or two opposite polarities from making contact. The soldering iron is an effective tool that can be used just about anywhere. There are some that are very small for tight spaces while some soldering irons use batteries. This handy tool can be used in the home, on the road, and at work. If the soldering job that you do requires strong solder work, there are heavy duty soldering irons known as “solder guns” that can do the job.
The regular soldering job only needs a simple iron like the one in the picture. I know that all electronic and electrical people like this handy tool. It is versatile and light-weight and uses very little power, depending on the type of soldering iron that you have. Nonetheless, they are welcome tools to any ones tool chest.