Tools

The Kada 852 Heating elements

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In response to a question by Alex, I took a couple of pictures of the Kada 852 stations heating elements.

 

Here is the spare heating element from the hot air solder tool.  You can see it is constructed from a ceramic rod, Attached is a metal matrix.  You can see there is cables for the heating element attached as well as the wires for the temperature sensor. 

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Within the sodering iron is a ceramic heating element.  The tips are standard looking solder station tips.  The tips are easy to remove and reinstall.