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How hot will a 30w soldering iron get?

Saturday, January 15th, 2011
Nick Henderson asked:

I appear to be having some difficulty with de-soldering on my laptops motherboard.
I have a faithfull 30w soldering iron but it won't melt the solder.
I have read online that solder mounts at about 190 degrees and a 30w iron should reach temperatures of about 450 degrees, so what could be the problem?

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how hot does a 25 watt soldering iron get?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
Travis asked:

Its a 25 watt 120 volt ac ECG soldering iron. Im not asking for faq's on soldering irons im just interested in how hot the tip was when it landed on my finger.

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