FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The 7 Series are Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) versions, the 4 Series are non-ESD.
- 4A & 7A hand units: AWGs 36, 32, 30, 28, 26, 24
- 4B & 7B hand units: AWGs 28, 26, 24, 22, 20, 18
- 4C & 7C hand units: No Holes/ Flat Blade
Special orders are possible within certain parameters and configurations, and subject to our production backlog. Please contact us to discuss.
If used on a daily basis, HOTWEEZERS® can last 18 – 24 months or more depending on the material being stripped and the time spent in actual use.
In many cases HOTWEEZERS® and HOTNIFE™ hand units can be repaired. Please contact us for an initial phone assessment. If a repair seems viable we will issue an RMA, and once we receive the hand unit we will evaluate it and provide a cost estimate before proceeding with any repair work.
The HOTNIFE™ is a single blade with the same thermal properties as the HOTWEEZERS®.
The HOTNIFE™ comes in both ESD (model 3A) and non-ESD (model 2A) versions.
The ESD and Non-ESD hand units have different connectors and therefore require different power supply units.
The 4 Series HOTWEEZERS® and the 2A HOTNIFE™ use the M-10 Power Supply.
The 7 Series HOTWEEZERS® and the 3A HOTNIFE™ use the M-20 Power Supply.
Yes, all power supply units are grounded. Keep in mind however that only the 7 Series HOTWEEZERS® and 3 Series HOTNIFE™ hand units are ESD protected.
Power supply units are available in 100, 115 and 220 volt versions.
Please specify the correct voltage when ordering.
The standard cord length is three feet.
Optional cord lengths of four or six feet are available for an additional fee.
Both the HOTWEEZERS® and HOTNIFE™ have a temperature range of approximately 300° F to 1,500° F.
All of our products are manufactured in the United States.