Press Release Summary:
Miniature Antex Model 3U's heating element is directly under tip, so plastic handle stays cool. Tip reaches 750Â°F in 45 sec and recovers instantly after soldering each joint. Soldering iron comes with choice of 40 different tip styles, including spade, cone, chisel, needle point, and pyramids, making it suitable for various applications. Tool is 6.5 in. long and weighs less than 0.75 oz.
Original Press Release:
Miniature Soldering Iron Tips Fit Directly Over Heating Element
A precision miniature soldering iron that features tips that fit directly over the heating element and a handle that stays cool and comfortable is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.
The Antex G/3U Miniature Soldering Iron is designed for optimum thermal efficiency because the heating element is directly under the tip, not in the handle. Comfortable to hold for several hours at a time by assembly personnel, the plastic handle stays cool while the tip reaches 750°F in only 45 seconds and recovers instantly after soldering each joint.
About the size of an artist's paintbrush, the industrial-duty Antex G/3U Miniature Soldering Iron is only 6 -1'` long with the tip attached and weighs under 3/4 oz. Featuring a choice of over 40 different tip styles including spades, cones, chisels, needle points, and pyramids, it is suitable for a wide variety of specialized soldering applications.
The Antex G/3U Miniature Soldering Iron is priced at $24.75 and the tips are $3.60 each.