There are a several different types of soldering irons; a couple being being rechargeable cordless soldering irons and butane soldering irons. It can be hard to know which one to get for your project. While both can do the same projects as the other, there are different areas that they excel at.
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For the rechargeable cordless soldering irons, it is great for home projects. This could be crafts, small wire modifications, and more. Part of this is due to being closer to power outlets, so you can charge the soldering iron as needed while working. As this one requires a charged battery to run, you can’t charge it whenever you want without postponing the project. It is better to use an rechargeable cordless soldering irons for smaller home projects.
As for the butane soldering iron, it is typically best for either job sites or larger home improvements. This soldering iron type is great for this type of work because of its capability to not need any type of electrical charging. Also, since the butane soldering iron utilizes gas to run, the tip can be switched out for a torch tip. This allows the butane soldering iron to turn into a small torch. Through this, this soldering iron is great for work on metal pipes and some larger soldering repairs.
The Pro 120 butane soldering iron is the industry standard automatic ignition, multi-function heat tool, and the benchmark of cordless heat tools. The Pro 120 butane soldering iron can adapt as a torch, hot knife and heat tool by simply changing out the tip. Our Model #7977 is powered by readily available butane, so you will never need to worry about electricity leaking into sensitive circuits. Our kit is dependable under all types of weather conditions. The Pro 120 kit is compact, portable and ready to use within 20 seconds of ignition.
Overall, while both are capable of doing the same jobs, each have an area that makes more sense to use one over the other.
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