What should you know about soldering irons?
A soldering iron is a type of resistance (heater) soldering iron which heats the metal tip at the end of the device with a heater. Soldering irons are irreplaceable if you are looking for a tool to work with electronic and electrotechnical elements that you need to connect with each other. Some soldering irons are also used for welding plastics or cutting out. They are used by both DIY enthusiasts and professionals. Of course, soldering irons will be useful whenever you create more advanced designs.
Depending on the needs, the user can place tips of various shapes on the soldering iron (most often a set of tips is included with the soldering iron). The tool should be suited to the specific task. Soldering irons with thin tips are suitable for heating up small surfaces. Devices with thicker tips will be perfect for working with larger materials. A soldering iron is significantly different from a transformer soldering iron, often found in home DIY equipment. The resistance soldering iron will allow for precise soldering of small electronic components, for example made in SMD technology.
A soldering iron is good for a start and for a professional
Soldering is a process the skill of which can be useful in many circumstances. Therefore, it is useful to know how to solder. A good tool will be useful in every workshop and at home. When considering which tool to choose, first of all you need to define your basic needs and goals.
A soldering iron is an excellent choice for a beginner DIY enthusiast who is just taking his first steps in the world of electronics. Such a soldering iron, which you can buy in this category of the Botland store, is the basic equipment for a hobbyist for uncomplicated repairs. On the other hand, you'll also see a lot of more advanced devices in this category. The financial investment in soldering irons is small in relation to the possibilities it offers. Very often it is the first choice for students of technical universities, equipment for a car repair shop or supplementing electrician's equipment, taking up little space.
Types of soldering irons – Botland store
You will see many different soldering irons in this category. These devices differ in specific parameters. We have soldering irons for sale with a nominal power of 8 W, 23 W, 25 W, 30 W, 40 W, 48 W, 60 W, 100 W, 130 W or as much as 250 W. It is the power that determines how hard and how fast the soldering iron will be able to warm up. The supply voltages of the offered models range from 4.5 V to 240 V, while the temperature ranges to which the soldering irons heat up are 160-480 ° C, 200-400 ° C, 200-450 ° C or 300 ° C. We offer the purchase of equipment from reputable brands such as OEM, Elwik and Tex. In terms of dimensions, the most popular lengths of soldering irons are 150 mm, 190 mm, 200 mm, 250 mm and 260 mm. Compare all our products with each other now and choose the one that best suits your needs!