Soldering Irons, Tweezers, Handles

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the Soldering Irons, Tweezers, Handles category on DigiKey.com

Products in this family are handpieces, tools that are held in the hand during manual electronic assembly and rework processes. Depending on the particular tool system, they may comprise a complete functional tool integrating thermal controls and end effectors (tips), or they may be components of systems in which these other components are available and catalogued separately.


SelectionCharacteristics

Type: A general description of the item.

Tip Temperature: Indicates preset temperature, applicable temperature range, or typical tip temperature for a device.

Tip Type: Indicates the specific type of type, typically meets a standard.

Workstand: Indicates the model number(s) of the tool/handpiece holder(s) included with a station.

Tip Diameter: Indicates the diameter of the tip.

Power (Watts): Typically this rating indicates the nominal amount of power you would expect the device to consume during normal operation.

Features: These are different capabilities or properties of the device such as adjustable temperature or ESD safe.

Includes: Indicates items included with purchase.

Voltage - Input: Typically represented by a range, this indicates the low and high voltage limits which one can expect standard operation. Voltages outside this range may damage the device and other system components.

Input Connector: Indicates the style/format of the connector used to supply power to a device.

Region Utilized: Indicates the region(s) of the globe to which a product is adapted for use by virtue of the connector style incorporated and/or voltage levels accommodated.

For Use With/Related Products: Defines other part types, numbers, or series with which this product is designed to be used.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # FX8801-02
DIGI-KEY PART # 1691-1081-ND
MANUFACTURER American Hakko Products, Inc.
DESCRIPTION Iron 65W 26V
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # FM2027-01
DIGI-KEY PART # 1691-1050-ND
MANUFACTURER American Hakko Products, Inc.
DESCRIPTION Handpiece 70W 24V
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # PSI100K
DIGI-KEY PART # PSI100K-ND
MANUFACTURER Apex Tool Group
DESCRIPTION Iron, Cordless (Butane) 125W
DATASHEET Click Here

MediaLinks

Videos
How to Remove SMD Components Using a Soldering Iron

Articles
Populating PCBs: How to Choose a Soldering Iron

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