Available in four wattage models (15, 25, 40, and 80) and six packages (the 25- and 40-watt irons are available in kits), Weller's new soldering irons offer light-, standard-, medium-, and heavy-duty solutions. The new irons offer a low-cost entry into soldering for DIY and hobbyists.
These innovative new products, the Weller SP15NUS 15-Watt High-Performance Light-Duty LED Soldering Iron, the SP25NUS 25-Watt High-Performance Standard-Duty LED Soldering Iron, the SP25NKUS 25-Watt High-Performance Standard-Duty LED Soldering Iron Kit, the SP40NUS 40-Watt High-Performance Medium-Duty LED Soldering Iron, the SP40NKUS 40-Watt High-Performance Medium-Duty LED Soldering Iron Kit, and the Weller SP80NUS 80-Watt High-Performance Heavy-Duty LED Soldering Iron all share the following common features:
- Three high-temperature, long-life, 5 mm LEDs (at 25 lumens/ft2) that provide enhanced soldering accuracy and application illumination
- A co-molded, soft-grip ribbed handle design that reduces slippage and maximizes comfort
- The round handle and triangular area work together for ease of tip rotation and greater tip control
- Stainless-steel, high-performance heater technology
- An industry-leading 7-year warranty
- A cord strain relief for extended life
- UL Listed – cUL available
The irons differ in their heat ratings (the 15-watt and 25-watt models provide heat up to 750° F, the 40-watt goes to 900° F, and the 80-watt reaches 950° F), and in their recommended application use. Please see the chart below for tips on Choosing the Right Soldering Tool:
|Duty:||Light Duty||Standard Duty||Medium Duty||Heavy Duty|
|Power:||15 Watts||25 Watts||40 Watts||80 Watts|
|Soldering Wire Connections:||<18 AWG 0.04" dia||<12 AWG 0.08" dia||<8 AWG 0.13" dia||<4 AWG 0.20" dia|
|Compatible Tips:||S5 (included), S3, S31, S32||MT1 (included), MT2, MT3, HK11||MT10 (included), ST1, ST2, ST3, ST4, ST5, ST6, ST7, ST8, HK12||MTG20 (included), MTG21, MTG22|
|Microcomponents, Electronic Kits, Low-Voltage Wiring:||•||ο||x||x|
|Printed Circuit Boards, Radio Controlled, Indoor Lighting:||ο||•||ο||x|
|Hobby Models, Small Applicance, Small Engine Repair, Crafts:||x||ο||•||x|
|Audio Systems, Electrical, Marine, Jewelry, Automotive:||x||x||ο||•|
|Heat Sink, Ground Plane, Metal Art, Plumbing:||x||x||x||•|
|Choose the Right Soldering Tool: • = Recommended, ο = Acceptable, x = Not Recommended
* IMPORTANT: Use only Weller tips
Weller Consumer Soldering Irons include an appropriate tip, iron stand, and user manual. The two kit versions include those items plus a soldering aid tool, lead-free solder, and two spare tips.
The new Weller Consumer Soldering Irons are available now at QSource.com. You can also give us a call at 800-966-6020 or contact us via email to place an order or get more info. For other related soldering solutions, please visit our Weller Department.
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