Milwaukee® Variable Temperature Heat Gun with LED Digital Readout Display

Heavy Duty Performance With Precision Control

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What's special about this heat gun?

  • Equipped with a digital LED readout display that allows you to continuously monitor temperatures to ensure consistency and quality
  • Three controlled air settings, for matching air speed to the application
  • Lightweight and easy to use design helps jobs get done quickly and professionally
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The Milwaukee® Variable Temperature Heat Gun with LED Digital Readout provides you with all the bells and whistles needed for getting the job done right the first time. This heat gun features three controlled air volumes and an LED screen that lets you monitor the temperature output at all times, to ensure your work is precise and consistent.


MWT-8988-20 Stand-Alone 120V Variable Temperature Heat Gun with LED Digital Readout Display 2.0 lbs



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-49-80-0307 Reflector Nozzle 3/8"
MWT-49-80-0308 Slit Nozzle
  • The variable design offers a wide range of temperatures (90° F to 1,050° F) for providing solutions for simple jobs like drying wet paint, and for more complex applications, such as reducing heat shrink tubing
  • LED digital readout display shows present temperature in increments of 10° F
  • Features a ceramic encapsulated heating element that ensures maximum tool life
  • Equipped with a removable and reusable air filter, to keep damaging debris and other harmful particles out
  • First stage air volume does not include heat, for cooling or delicate applications
  • Compatible with a large variety of optional Milwaukee nozzles for multipurpose applications
  • Case not available
  • UL listed E95446
  • 5 year manufacturer warranty
    Milwaukee Tools Warranty (PDF) PDF



  • 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 12.5
Air Temperatures 90° - 1,050° F
Air Volume 7.06 / 8.83 / 15.89 cu. ft. min.
Length 11-1/2"
Tool Weight 2.0 lbs
UL Listed E95446






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Great Tool

By Lee/Macgyver

from East Texas

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  • Continuous Duty
  • Durable
  • Good Grip
  • Powerful


  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • At Home
  • Contract Jobs

Comments about Milwaukee-Variable Temperature Heat Gun With LED Display:

This thing is great. Very heavy duty and can use for hours non-stop.

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  • Business

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