HellermannTyton’s cordless heat gun for electricians

HellermannTyton, has released a new cordless heat gun for use in electrical applications.

The CHG900 doesn’t use mains power and so allows contractors to work anywhere in a building and is ideal for off-grid environments or when power is unavailable.

Assisting with heat shrinking all types of markers, tubing, boots, shapes and repair sleeves, the CHG900 cordless heat gun is described as versatile enough to be used for the bending and shaping of PVC pipes, soft soldering of copper pipes, drying , defrosting of locks, heating and paint stripping. It also comes with a standing pod enabling safe hands-free use for jobs that require both hands.

The flameless CHG900 heat gun delivers heat up to 900°C is powered by P445 gas cartridges. With a 90-minute run time per cartridge, the CHG900 delivers double the amount provided by rechargeable batteries, enabling electrical contractors to complete a multitude of tasks without the need to replace cartridges regularly.

Nathan Bennett, Product Manager at HellermannTyton, said: “The CHG900 is a must-have for electrical contractors looking to make light work of heat shrinking jobs. The lightweight and portable nature of the product means it can also be used for many more tasks on-site and at times where corded heat guns wouldn’t be suitable.”

For more information about HellermannTyton’s CHG900 heat gun go here.