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Draper Draper Gas Soldering Iron

The Draper Gas Soldering Iron has a compact design & is ideal for single hand operation.
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I need to solder 12v battery lugs together to make bigger pack ie 24v
Will this item be able to solder the lugs with ease
asked 5 years, 6 months ago
 - Peterborough
on Draper Gas Soldering Iron
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Should be straightforward, but please note that soldering tip need to be tinned first (the process can be found online, it basically involves coating the steel tip with a layer of solder/tin)

The 40w iron heats up quickly and gets plenty hot enough. If you're using wires to link it all up it can help to heat up the wire ends and apply solder to it first, then try to solder it to the lugs.

Batteries are susceptible to heat, as is the plastic they're made of so be quick with the iron. Maybe do the job in several attemps and leaving a few minutes inbetween for the batteries to cool down
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answered 3 years, 10 months ago
 - Gravesend, Kent
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This soldering Iron is powerful enough to melt solder, if you have anything else in mind probably not.
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