Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


Industrial-duty soldering iron

14 May 2008 Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

The Model 3178 Heavy-Duty 300 Watt soldering iron from American Beauty Soldering Tools excels at running seams with 24-26 gauge sheet metal, copper down spouts, flashings and related applications.

The 3178 is an industrial-duty iron especially designed for sheet metal applications and provides a 538°C maximum tip temperature to assure an even solder flow. Featuring a pre-tinned tip that seats inside the heating element, consisting of a compression-wound resistive wire around a steel spool, this soldering iron is built for optimum heat transfer and has a rugged stainless steel case.

Equipped with a hardwood handle for a sure grip and a heat shield for safety, the soldering iron eliminates propane, natural gas and stays hot without open flames. Measuring 36,5 cm in length, it has a 13 cm tip with 22 mm diameter shank, weighs just 1,1 kilograms and comes with a standard chisel style Paragon soldering tip, with an optional diamond style.



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