A heat gun also known as hot air gun . It is electrically powered and is used for various types of jobs like drying a surface or paint, shrinking, softening of adhesives, stripping varnish and heating of liquids. A stream of hot air is blown to do the above mentioned activities. It usually comes with adjustable air flow and temperature to suit the different DIY requirements. The front end comes with removable rings, nozzles and heads to suit different kinds of DIY jobs which makes it possible to work in tighter and corner working areas. A thermostat is usually fitted in the heat/hot air guns to prevent it to from overheating.
Types of heat / hot air gun according to (Volts) range are
The heat gun according to watt are of following range
Heating range of hot air guns
The heating can be in the range of 50 degree Centigrade to 700 degree Centigrade and the above limit varies for each type of heat/hot air guns. Some more hotter heat/hot air guns are also available in the market if you have to do a job which requires a temperature of more than 700 degree Centigrade.
Some of the ideal feature of heat/hot air gun are as follows -