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American Beauty - 3178-300 - Heavy-Duty Soldering Iron;  With Tip;  300 W;  110 VAC;  Max Temp 1050degF View larger image View larger image
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American Beauty Heavy-Duty Soldering Iron; With Tip; 300 W; 110 VAC; Max Temp 1050degF
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Diameter, Tip: 7⁄8 in.
Includes: Replacement Element, Replacement Soldering Tip
Length, Overall: 143⁄8 in.
Material: Nichrome Wound (Heating Element)
Power Rating: 300 W
Temperature, Operating: 1050 °F (Maximum)
Tip Length: 5.14 in.
Type: Soldering Iron
Wattage: 300 W
Weight: 37 Oz.


A heavy-duty 300 Watt soldering iron for running seams with 24-26 gauge sheet metal, copper down spouts, flashings, and related applications is available from American Beauty Soldering Tools of Clawson, Michigan. The American Beauty Model 3178 300-Watt Soldering Iron is an industrial-duty iron especially designed for sheet metal applications and provides a 1,000°F 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 steel case. Equipped with a hard-wood handle for a sure grip and a heat shield for safety, the American Beauty Model 3178 300-Watt Soldering Iron eliminates propane, natural gas and stays hot without open flames. Measuring 14-3⁄8"L overall, it has a 5-5⁄32"L tip × 7⁄8" dia. shank, weighs just 37 oz. and comes with a standard chisel style Paragon soldering tip; diamond style is optional.
Standard Tips:
  • 45C - Paragon Soldering Iron Tips
    Primary Alternative:
  • •45D - Paragon Soldering Iron Tips
  • Testing fire detectors in no-flame areas (gas stations)
  • Melting self-adhesive plastic onto itself
  • Soldering connections during the manufacturing of motors
  • Soldering 20 gauge and thinner copper gutters, awnings, roofs and flashing
  • Soldering down Spout to 1⁄2 Round Copper Gutter
  • Restoration of antique automotive starters
  • Soldering large quantity of instrumentation
  • Wattage - 300 Watts
  • Replacement Heating Element Number - 9277
  • Maximum Tip Temperature (F) - 1000°F
  • Maximum Tip Temperature (C) - 538°C
  • Overall Length - 14 3⁄8" (36.5 cm)
  • Tip Shank Diameter - 7⁄8" (22.2 mm)
  • Tip Length - 5 5⁄32" (13.1 cm)
  • Product Weight - 37 oz. (1.05 kg)
  • Shipping Weight - 4 lbs. (1.81 kg)
    Diameter: 7⁄8"
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