This 240 volt Iron comes fitted with a mains plug and has a rated power of 15watt and a working tip tempreature of 370 C. and is suitable for fine detail work.
Fitted with a 2.3mm (No.820) chrome plated tip as standard.
Antex tips in varying sizes are available from us. Suitable replacements for the "Model C" iron are No. 10/102/103/104/106/107/202/302/820/821 & 822.
This 240 volt Iron comes fitted with a mains plug, and has a rated power of 18watt and a working tip tempreature of 390 C. and is a good all round soldering iron.
Fitted with a 2.3mm (No.1100) chrome plated tip as standard.
Antex tips in varying sizes are available from us. Suitable replacements for the "Model CS" iron are No. 1100/1101/1102/1103/1105/1106/1107/1108 & 1109.
If you only need one soldering iron this is the OneAntex 240 volt Iron (mains plug fitted) has a rated power of 25watt and a working tip temperature of 420 C. and is excellent for general soldering and those requiring a higher temperature.
775-10 30W 3 in 1 Temperature Controlled Soldering Station.A fantastic 3 in 1 soldering station - suitable for modelling, soldering and pyrography.For mains operation - fitted with a British plug.Soldering iron 24V/30W.Soldering iron stand.Complete with 6 tipsFull instruction manual included.Manufactured in Germany
Ideal for small white metal, Etch Brass and Nickel silver kits.
775-20 80W High Power Temperature Controlled Soldering Station.
For mains operation - fitted with a British plug.Soldering Iron 24V/80W comes with a "pencil-shaped" Soldering Tip.Internal heated tip.Illuminated power switchSoldering Iron Stand.Full instruction manual included.Manufactured in Germany
A good value soldering iron ideal for occasional use.
Fitted with 240v mains plug and 3.5mm bit.
Idea Fluxed solder for general soldering of electronic components in tube dispenser.
Desoldering braid or solder mop will readily soak up molten solder, allowing joints to be cleaned up or desoldered. Braid width 2.5mm, length 5 feet.
Ideal multicore solder for general soldering of electronic components. 100g on reel.
Vacuum action solder sucker for easily removing unwanted solder.
This is the standard industry Low temperature solder for the assembly of whitemetal castings. The solder melts at 70C but when fully fused with whitemetal it re melts at a higher temperature. As this solder does not have good penetration qualities, when soldering whitemetal to brass or nickel silver, you should tin the brass with a 138 or 145 C Solder before soldering the parts together. Whitemetal often contains a high proportion of Antimony, which reacts badly with Zinc, a constituent of brass. (Antimony is an essential ingredient of some low melting point solders. The drawback is that it makes joints brittle. Tinning helps to avoid this problem.
Honey Super Flux PasteAcid free, non corrosive, neutral residues. Highly effective colloidial consistecy through a special production process.
Liquid soldering flux for whitemetal.Liquid fluxes are an acidic solution used to help clean metal surfaces and assist with the bonding of solder to metal.
A protective mat designed to prevent flame and scorch damage to table surfaces duing soldering. Mat measures 244 x 244mm.
Weller bench stand for micro soldering irons (12/15 and 20w).
Replacement sponge for Antex stands ST4 and ST6.
Suitable for all Standard Antex soldering irons. Includes sponge and slip resistant feet.
Ideal for polishing and burnishing - particularly soft metals. Refills available for the glass fibre head, which erodes away while polishing.
17mm diameter sting bound glass fibre brush. Length 180mm.
These large glass fibre brushes are ideal for working on large areas, preparing for soldering and cleaning up contamination or corrosion.
8mm diameter glass fibre brush contained within a propelling type holder and body. Length 105mm.
These large glass fibre brushes are ideal for cleaning and preparing surfaces for soldering and for cleaning up joints, contamination or corrosion.
Antex No.51 Soldering Iron Tip 3mmSuitable for Antex "Model XS" Soldering Irons.
Antex No.52 Soldering Iron Tip 4.7mmSuitable for Antex "Model XS" Soldering Irons.
Antex No.57 Soldering Iron Tip 0.12mmSuitable for Antex "Model XS" Soldering Irons.
775-21 Soldering Tip - pencil-shape (long-life)Suitable for High Power Soldering Station (775-20)
An adhesive tape which will withstand temperature in excess of 400 C, and is therefore useful for holding parts together while they are soldered. Etched overlays may be taped down to an aluminium plate, which is then heated gently.
This 240 volt, 12 watt Iron has a mains plug fitted and a working tip temperature of 370C and is suitable for fine detail work.
Fitted with a 0.5mm (No.10) chrome plated tip as standard.
Antex tips in varying sizes are available from us. Suitable replacements for the "Model M" iron are No. 10/102/103/104/106/107/202/302/820/821 & 822.
The solder that in combination with our Sapphire No Clean Flux, makes everyone an expert! Sapphire 179 solder is 0.6mm diameter solder which flows absolutely brilliantly. It is perfect for brass, copper, wiring, trackwork, soldering to nickel silver or steel and it even solders spring steel and to 300 and 400 series stainless steel when used with the right flux. It has a very narrow melt range which makes dry joints a thing of the past. It has a multiple flux core to assist wetting and flow. Because it contains some silver it ts is a little more expensive than standard solders but we make no apology for that, as this specially formulated solder is simply the very best available anywhere! Sapphire 179 used by many electronics experts and some of the worlds best professional loco builders simply because it works better!
Stand for Weller standard "SP series" (15/25/40 & 80w) soldering irons.
Suitable for all Standard Antex soldering irons. Includes slip resistant feet, or can be screwed down for permanent fixing.
Antex 1108 Soldering Iron Tip (3mm)Suitable for Antex Model "CS, TCS & SD50" Soldering Irons.
High power soldering iron for when a more robust iron is required comes fitted with a 3.5mm straight tip.
Comes with small bench stand.
High power soldering iron for when a more robust iron is requiredÂ comes fitted with a 3.5mm straight tip.
High power soldering iron for when a more robust iron is requiredÂ comes fitted with a 4mm straight tip.
Sapphire 100 is an exciting solder which is designed for use on white-metal and similar alloys. We worked hard to make sure that its composition coexists better with brass than conventional 70 degree low melt solders, so while tinning is still recommended for larger joints this solder will work without pre-tinning so it is not always essential for smaller parts.
Its low temperature gives the ability to solder quickly and well without heating up the white-metal too much. It reacts differently and it can be re-worked… Because unlike 70 degree solder it will not combine with the white-metal and produce a weak ‘sludge’, so joints end up stronger.
Clean the white metal properly and use a good flux and you will also find it has much better flow and needs less per joint than conventional WM solder! We hope you like the way we present it – we often find that with bar solders even we cannot tell which one is which, so we cast it into a shape that makes it impossible to forget.
145 degree melting point solder in small size wire type sticks. Approx 20 grams.
Liquid soldering flux for brass.
775-51Features a heavy base,and tip cleaning sponge.Suitable for most solderingirons.
10mm diameter string bound glass fibre brush. Length 180mm.
Antex 1105 Soldering Iron Tip (0.5mm)Suitable for Antex Model "CS, TCS & SD50" Soldering Irons.
Suitable for Antex "Model XS" Soldering Irons.
775-11 Soldering Tip Set (2pcs)For StarTec 3 in 1 Low Temp Soldering Station (775-10)
775-22 Soldering Tip - chisel-shape 2.2 (long-life)Suitable for High Power Soldering Station (775-20)
Replacement heating element for Antex irons.Several power rateings are available, all at £15. Please specify the rating or iron you have in the other information boxes of the checkout screen. UK delivery can be expected to take 7-10 days.Antex irons areModel M 12 watts (part 77701)Model C 15 watts (part 77703)Model CS 18 watts (part 77721)Model XS 25 watts (part 77741)
Soldering is often the most effective way of connecting two metals to give good physical bonding and electrical contact. Solder bonds well to many metals, and particularly well to copper.
The amount of heat generated by a soldering iron is usually expressed in watts, with most irons used in modelling and electronics being in the range of 12 to 25 watts. It must be remembered that a 25 Watt iron will not run hotter than a 12 Watt iron, but it will have more power available to quickly replace heat drained from the iron during soldering. The larger the components being soldered, the more heat necessary and the higher the power (watts) required. As too much heat can damage the components being joined it is important, within reason, to match the size of the job with the size of the iron.
Soldering irons will last longer with proper care:a) Before and during use wipe the bit on a damp sponge. Many bench stands incorporate a sponge for this purpose.b) If the bit is new, apply multicore solder to it as it heats up, to coat (tin) the bit.c) Always keep a hot iron in a bench stand, or suspended by the hook, when not in use.d) Never file the bit clean, this will damage the plating and reduce the life of the bit.
We sell a range of bits/tips to suit different makes of irons and come in various sizes to suit a wide range of applications, from the more finer bits to solder electrical components to the larger bits where you require more heat transfer for those bigger jobs.Please note that we cannot ship liquid solvents or soldering flux to addresses outside of Great Britain.