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T12 Series Soldering Tips

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T12 Series is available in Japan, Oceania, Asia & Other countries.
* In case of North America & EU, see “T15 Series“.

HAKKO Recommendations for Selection of Tip Size

T12 Series
* T12 series is available if long nipple is attached to Soldering Iron HAKKO 912.
  Please contact us at any time regarding the long nipple.
* Compatible with lead-free solder. For details, click here.

* Click icon and jump to each tip shape view.
Shape BCM/CM Shape BC/C Shape B Shape D Shape I Shape J Shape K SMD Type : Shape Quad SMD Type : Shape Tunnel SMD Type : Shape Spatula Shape A Shape H Shape R Shape SB Special Applications Type

Applicable Model

Shape BCM/CM

This type differs from Shape BC by the addition of a hollow to its cut face, providing high solder retention capability.
It is used for drag soldering and correction of bridging.
How to use the Shape BCM/CM and examples

  • T12-BCM2 Shape-2BC Bevel with indent
    T12-BCM2 Shape-2BC Bevel with indent
  • T12-BCM3 Shape-3BC Bevel with indent
    T12-BCM3 Shape-3BC Bevel with indent

Shape BC/C

This type has a shape like a cone or column cut at a slant, which allows users to select the cut surface size depending on the workpiece.
It is used for drag soldering and pre-tinning of lead wires.
How to use the Shape BC/C and examples Difference between BC/C and BCF/CF tip shape

  • T12-BC1 Shape-1BC
    T12-BC1 Shape-1BC
  • T12-BC1Z Shape-1BC(Z)
    T12-BC1Z Shape-1BC(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-BC2 Shape-2BC
    T12-BC2 Shape-2BC
  • T12-BC2Z Shape-2BC(Z)
    T12-BC2Z Shape-2BC(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-BC3 Shape-3BC
    T12-BC3 Shape-3BC
  • T12-BC3Z Shape-3BC(Z)
    T12-BC3Z Shape-3BC(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-BCF1 Shape-1BC
    T12-BCF1 Shape-1BC
    Tinned cut surface only
  • T12-BCF1Z Shape-1BC(Z)
    T12-BCF1Z Shape-1BC(Z)
    * Long Life Type
    Tinned cut surface only

  • T12-BCF2 Shape-2BC
    T12-BCF2 Shape-2BC
    Tinned cut surface only
  • T12-BCF2Z Shape-2BC(Z)
    T12-BCF2Z Shape-2BC(Z)
    * Long Life Type
    Tinned cut surface only

  • T12-BCF3 Shape-3BC
    T12-BCF3 Shape-3BC
    Tinned cut surface only
  • T12-BCF3Z Shape-3BC(Z)
    T12-BCF3Z Shape-3BC(Z)
    * Long Life Type
    Tinned cut surface only

  • T12-C08 Shape-0.8C
    T12-C08 Shape-0.8C
    For narrow pitch with tall chips around.
  • T12-C1 Shape-1C
    T12-C1 Shape-1C
  • T12-C4 Shape-4C
    T12-C4 Shape-4C
  • T12-C4Z Shape-4C(Z)
    T12-C4Z Shape-4C(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-CF4 Shape-4C
    T12-CF4 Shape-4C
    Tinned cut surface only
  • T12-CF4Z Shape-4C(Z)
    T12-CF4Z Shape-4C(Z)
    * Long Life Type
    Tinned cut surface only


Shape B

All-round type which can be used from any direction and is easy to hold at any position.
Possible to solder any surface from small to large.
How to use the Shape B and examples

  • T12-B Shape-B
    T12-B Shape-B
  • T12-B2 Shape-0.5B
    T12-B2 Shape-0.5B
  • T12-B2Z Shape-0.5B(Z)
    T12-B2Z Shape-0.5B(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-B3 Shape-0.7B
    T12-B3 Shape-0.7B
  • T12-B4 Shape-0.4B
    T12-B4 Shape-0.4B
  • T12-BL Shape-BL
    T12-BL Shape-BL
  • T12-BZ Shape-B(Z)
    T12-BZ Shape-B(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-WB2 Shape-0.5WB
    T12-WB2 Shape-0.5WB
    * Heavy Duty Type


Shape D

This type has a shape like a flat-blade screwdriver and is capable of soldering by applying the tip in 2 ways: line and face.
The width (size of tip) suitable for the workpiece can be selected, and it can be used for any soldering work.
How to use the Shape D and examples

  • T12-D08 Shape-0.8D
    T12-D08 Shape-0.8D
  • T12-D12 Shape-1.2D
    T12-D12 Shape-1.2D
  • T12-D12Z Shape-1.2D(Z)
    T12-D12Z Shape-1.2D(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-D16 Shape-1.6D
    T12-D16 Shape-1.6D
  • T12-D16Z Shape-1.6D(Z)
    T12-D16Z Shape-1.6D(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-D24 Shape-2.4D
    T12-D24 Shape-2.4D
  • T12-D24Z Shape-2.4D(Z)
    T12-D24Z Shape-2.4D(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-D4 Shape-4D
    T12-D4 Shape-4D
  • T12-D4Z Shape-4D(Z)
    T12-D4Z Shape-4D(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-D52 Shape-5.2D
    T12-D52 Shape-5.2D
  • T12-DL08 Shape-0.8DL
    T12-DL08 Shape-0.8DL
  • T12-DL12 Shape-1.2DL
    T12-DL12 Shape-1.2DL
  • T12-DL32 Shape-3.2DL
    T12-DL32 Shape-3.2DL
  • T12-DL52 Shape-5.2DL
    T12-DL52 Shape-5.2DL
  • T12-WD08 Shape-0.8WD
    T12-WD08 Shape-0.8WD
    * Heavy Duty Type

  • T12-WD12 Shape-1.2WD
    T12-WD12 Shape-1.2WD
    * Heavy Duty Type

  • T12-WD16 Shape-1.6WD
    T12-WD16 Shape-1.6WD
    * Heavy Duty Type

  • T12-WD52 Shape-5.2WD
    T12-WD52 Shape-5.2WD
    * Heavy Duty Type


Shape I

This type has a thin conical end and is an ultrafine tip which is best suited for soldering at narrow pitches, etc.
It is the best for soldering micro components such as 0603, etc. and for repairing high-density-mounting P.W.Bs. such as in cellular phones, etc.
How to use the Shape I and examples

  • T12-I Shape-I
    T12-I Shape-I
  • T12-IL Shape-IL
    T12-IL Shape-IL
  • T12-ILS Shape-ILS
    T12-ILS Shape-ILS
  • T12-WI Shape-WI
    T12-WI Shape-WI
    * Heavy Duty Type


Shape J

This type differs from Shape B and I by bending the tip end and is capable of soldering by applying the tip in 2 ways: face and point.
It is used for drag soldering and correction of bridging.
How to use the Shape J and examples

  • T12-J02 Shape-0.2J
    T12-J02 Shape-0.2J
  • T12-JL02 Shape-0.2JL
    T12-JL02 Shape-0.2JL
  • T12-JS02 Shape-0.2JS
    T12-JS02 Shape-0.2JS

Shape K

This type has a shape like a knife and is capable of soldering by applying the tip in 3 ways: line, face and point.
It is used for soldering at narrow pitches, correction of bridging and drag soldering.
How to use the Shape K and examples

  • T12-K Shape-K
    T12-K Shape-K
  • T12-KF Shape-KF
    T12-KF Shape-KF
  • T12-KFZ Shape-KF(Z)
    T12-KFZ Shape-KF(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-KL Shape-KL
    T12-KL Shape-KL
    For drag soldering for left-handed.
  • T12-KR Shape-KR
    T12-KR Shape-KR
    For drag soldering for right-handed.
  • T12-KRZ Shape-KR(Z)
    T12-KRZ Shape-KR(Z)
    * Long Life Type

  • T12-KU Shape-KU
    T12-KU Shape-KU

SMD Type : Shape Quad

This type is capable of heating plural pins or lead wires at once and is used for rework of SMDs.
It is used for removal of QFP.
How to use the SMD Type : Shape Quad and examples

  • T12-1201 Quad
    T12-1201 Quad
    Size 13.6 x 8.5
  • T12-1202 Quad
    T12-1202 Quad
    Size 10.3 x 10.3
  • T12-1203 Quad
    T12-1203 Quad
    Size 12.8 x 12.8
  • T12-1204 Quad
    T12-1204 Quad
    Size 17.9 x 17.9
  • T12-1205 Quad
    T12-1205 Quad
    Size 23.4 x 17.3
  • T12-1206 Quad
    T12-1206 Quad
    Size 22.5 x 16.5
  • T12-1207 Quad
    T12-1207 Quad
    Size 15.5 x 15.5
  • T12-1208 Quad
    T12-1208 Quad
    Size 15.8 x 15.8
  • T12-1209 Quad
    T12-1209 Quad
    Size 8.4 x 8.4

SMD Type : Shape Tunnel

This type is capable of heating plural pins or lead wires at once and is used for rework of SMDs.
It is used for removal of SOP.
How to use the SMD Type : Shape Tunnel and examples

  • T12-1001 Tunnel
    T12-1001 Tunnel
    Size 5.1 x 4.6
  • T12-1002 Tunnel
    T12-1002 Tunnel
    Size 5.1 x 10.4
  • T12-1003 Tunnel
    T12-1003 Tunnel
    Size 9.5 x 18.3
  • T12-1004 Tunnel
    T12-1004 Tunnel
    Size 9.5 x 15.8
  • T12-1005 Tunnel
    T12-1005 Tunnel
    Size 9.5 x 13.2
  • T12-1006 Tunnel
    T12-1006 Tunnel
    Size 6.9 x 11.4
  • T12-1007 Tunnel
    T12-1007 Tunnel
    Size 7.9 x 18.8
  • T12-1008 Tunnel
    T12-1008 Tunnel
    Size 19.5 x 10.2
  • T12-1009 Tunnel
    T12-1009 Tunnel
    Size 13.4 x 20.5
  • T12-1010 Tunnel
    T12-1010 Tunnel
    Size 19.5 x 12

SMD Type : Shape Spatula

This type is capable of heating plural pins or lead wires at once and is used for rework of SMDs.
Soldering for thermal compression of flexible P.W.B., shield cases, connecter, etc.
How to use the SMD Type : Shape Spatula and examples

  • T12-1401 Spatula
    T12-1401 Spatula
    Size 10.4
  • T12-1402 Spatula
    T12-1402 Spatula
    Size 15.7
  • T12-1403 Spatula
    T12-1403 Spatula
    Size 21.2
  • T12-1404 Spatula
    T12-1404 Spatula
    Size 25
  • T12-1405 Spatula
    T12-1405 Spatula
    Size 32
  • T12-1406 Spatula
    T12-1406 Spatula
    Size 40