Hakko soldering iron tips are shaped from a copper bar then coated with protective iron plating. The plating is thick for long-life yet exhibits excellent heat conductivity for more efficient thermal recovery. The Hakko 980-T-B is a conical shape tip for the Hakko 980 and 981 "PRESTO" soldering irons. , which can be used for small solder joint applications. For best performance, always use authentic Hakko soldering iron tips with Hakko soldering equipment. Soldering iron tip This is a conical type tip and can be used for small solder joint applications.