BeadSmith has revamped their thread burner with the new Thread Zap II. Tip heats instantly with the push of a button. Let go of button almost immediately to get the most life out of the tip. Trim, burns, or melts thread with one touch. No more frayed ends. Extra fine tip allows for precision application. Ideal for finishing beadweaving and stringing projects. Battery operated. Replaceable tips sold separately. Batteries not included.