Milwaukee® Variable Temperature Heat Gun

High Performance Adjustable Heat Gun

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What's special about this variable hot air gun?

  • Uses soft air velocity to efficiently increase surface temperature much faster than conventional heat guns
  • Strong 11.6 amp motor capable of producing variable temperatures (ranging from 140° F to 1,040° F) that are ideal for drying, bending, soldering, or heat shrink tubing
  • Rotating rear housing adjusts temperature settings to match heat to the application
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Milwaukee’s Variable Temperature Heat Gun uses powerful heating elements and ergonomic style to produce a comfortable, hardworking heat gun that weighs only 1.6 lbs. With a stay cool handle and protective heat shields, this gun can reach temperatures ranging from 140° F to 1,040° F while you stay cool and safe all day.


MWT-8977-20 Stand-Alone 120V Variable Heat Gun 1.6 lb



MWT-49-80-0300 Heat Gun Accessory Kit
Includes: Hook Nozzle, Deflector Nozzle, Air Spreader Nozzle, Air Reducer Nozzle
MWT-49-80-0292 Hook Nozzle
MWT-49-80-0293 Deflector Nozzle
MWT-49-80-0294 Air Spread Nozzle
MWT-49-80-0297 Air Reducer Nozzle
MWT-49-80-0306 Reduction Nozzle 9/16"
MWT-49-80-0308 Slit Nozzle
  • Lightweight and easy to use design ensures precision and quality in all types of applications
  • Professional grade, this gun features an impact resistant heating element to ensure product quality and long life
  • Stay cool handle with heat shields protects, and keeps you comfortable over long periods of time
  • Available in a kit that includes the gun, 4 nozzles, and a carrying case, so you can tackle most applications right out of the box; or in a standalone version for basic jobs and customization
  • Carrying case is made from high-impact plastic, and in molded to snugly fit gun and accessories, keeping them safe and secure during transportation
  • Compatible with Milwaukee's heat gun nozzles for multipurpose applications
  • UL listed E95446
  • 5 year manufacturer warranty
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  • Hook Nozzle - Provides surrounding heat that's ideal for bending, soldering pipe, and heat shrink tubing applications
  • Deflector Nozzle - Ideal for deflecting air away from glass when stripping paint or softening putty
  • Air Spreader Nozzle - When intensified heat is needed for paint burning or vinyl top and floor covering material
  • Air Reducer Nozzle - Provides intensified heat to a specific area, ideal for soldering applications
  • Reduction Nozzle 3/8" - Spot directed to provide intensified heat for corners, bending Plexiglass, or soldering
  • Reduction Nozzle 9/16" - Spot directed to provide intensified heat for corners, bending Plexiglass, or soldering
  • Reflector Nozzle 3/8" - Ideal for smaller diameter tubes, wires, or heat shrink
  • Slit Nozzle - Provides intensified air flow for lap welding PVC canvasses and sheets


Voltage 120 AC
Amps 11.6
Air Temperatures 140° - 1,040° F
Air Volume 14.8 cu. ft. min.
Length 10-1/8"
Tool Weight 1.6 lbs
UL Listed E95446






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