No more frayed thread ends. Trims, burns or melts thread with one touch. Tip heats instantly with the push of a button. The extra-fine tip allows for precision application. Ideal for finishing beadweaving & stringing projects. Battery-operated (One AA, not included) Replacement tips are available to purchased (sold separately). CAUTION: Tips get extremely hot when tool button is depressed. Keep away from children, flammable materials & skin. Keep cap on when not in use. For professional use only.