Hot Air Heat Guns
Heat guns are a must-have multi-use tool for professionals, crafters or DIY enthusiasts alike. It can be used for thawing frozen pipes, stripping old paint or even repairing furniture. We have a range of models available with a variety of different accessories to suit your needs.
What are heat guns?
Heat guns are handy and versatile power tools that are a must-have for any tool kit. Heat Guns, also known as Hot air guns, work in a similar manner to a hairdryer. They house a fan that pulls air into the body and then pushes back out through a nozzle where it passes over an electric heating element, producing heat almost instantly. Heat guns are an excellent alternative to blowtorches, as they are safer and easier to use and you won’t risk scorching surfaces.
What can they be used for?
Hot air guns can be used for a variety of different purposes, making them one of the most versatile power tools you can own, so whether you’re are a decorator, plumber or crafting hobbyist chances are you will find a heat gun useful to you.
Wallpaper and paint removal
While removing paint from timber is one of the most common jobs these tools are used for they can also be used quickly and easily loosed adhesive on wallpaper making it easier to remove. Similarly, it can be used to remove stubborn stickers from items.
Softening and Melting
Heat guns can also be used to soften and melt adhesives and putty that has hardened, making it easier to remove. It can also be used to melt candle wax spills so they can be easily wiped away.
On lower heat settings heat gun can also be used as an aid to dry out damp wood, or speed up the process of drying paint.
Welding and soldering
They can also be used to weld plastic, and reattach electronic components that have been soldered together.
MYLEK Heat Guns
Our MYLEK Hot Air Guns can reach maximum temperatures of 650° with airflow of up to 550L per minute, but you can rest easy as it comes with built-in safety features such as overload protection that will switch the gun off should it begin to overheat or the hot air become restricted and unable to flow freely. They are also made up of heat-proof, fire-resistant and sturdy ABS plastic.
Our hot air guns come with a rapid heat-up function, meaning hot air is produced almost immediately and quickly reaches your desired temperature, so you can tackle any job in no time without waiting a long time for the gun to reach temperature.
Each unit comes with its own accessory kit to get you started, with a variety of different nozzles and additional tools to suit any job.