Free shipping in the continental US (Alaska and Hawaii not included).
American Beauty Model 3178, 300 Watt
* 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 inches (36.5cm)
* TIP SHANK DIAMETER - 7/8 inch (22.2mm)
* TIP LENGTH - 5 5/32 inches (13.1cm)
* PRODUCT WEIGHT - 37 ounces (1.05 kg)
* SHIPPING WEIGHT - 4 pounds (1.81 kg)
* COUNTRY OF ORIGIN - US
Our most popular electric soldering iron. 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 stainless steel case.
Equipped with a hardwood handle for a sure grip and a heat shield for safety, the American Beauty Model 3178 300-Watt Soldering Iron eliminates propane, acetylene and natural gas and stays hot without open flames. Measuring 14-3/8 inches L overall, it has a 5-5/32 inches L tip x 7/8 inch diameter shank, weighs just 37 ounces and comes with a standard chisel style Paragon soldering tip; diamond style is optional.
American Beauty heavy-duty irons are ideal for heavy soldering jobs and production-line environments. Created by compression winding a special Ni-Chrome heating alloy onto a steel spool, all elements demonstrate an unsurpassed heat capacity and outstanding durability. Protective casings cut from a single block of steel are strengthened with multiple heat treatments and precision brazed for optimal strength and efficiency.