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M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Compact Heat Gun (Tool-Only)

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  • Operational temperature in 6 seconds - 30% faster than corded
  • Guarded nozzle increases protection for work surfaces
  • Fully compatible with the M18 system, featuring over 200+ tools
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This 18-Volt cordless compact heat gun reaches its operational temperature in just 6 seconds, which is 30 percent faster than a corded unit. Eliminating downtime, this compact heat gun offers more maneuverability than corded guns. It measures 6.4 in. long. It features a guarded nozzle and ladder hook to protect your work surfaces. REDLITHIUM battery technology powers this tool, which can heat more than 40 connections on a single XC5.0 battery. This heat gun is also equipped with a temperature management system for lasting use and an LED light.
  • High performance heating coil: reach operational temperature in 6 seconds
  • High Performance Heating Coil: Reach operational temperature in 7 seconds
  • Compatible with all M18 REDLITHIUM Battery Packs
  • Guarded Nozzle: Increased protection for work surfaces
  • LED Light
  • REDLINK Intelligence: Temperature management system provides maximum life
  • Most compact electric heat gun: 6.4 in. long
  • Ladder Hook: Easily hang between applications
  • Compatible with all M18 chargers
  • Part of the M18 System, featuring over 175+ tools
  • 30% Faster Heat Up than Corded
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Ratings
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BTU Heat Rating9141400914 Btu
Air volume (cu. ft./min.)615166
Cordless/ CordedCordlessCordedCordedCordless
Fan SpeedVariable VariableVariable
FeaturesNo Additional FeaturesHands-off Upright StandHands-off Upright StandNo Additional Features
Product Depth (in.)6.35 in910.75 in6.39 in
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
6.35 in
Product Height (in.)
7.87 in
Product Width (in.)
2.6 in

Details

Air volume (cu. ft./min.)
6
Amperage (amps)
5
Battery Amp Hours
No Battery
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
BTU Heat Rating
914
Charger Included
Charger Not Included
Color Family
Red
Condition
New
Cordless/ Corded
Cordless
Fan Speed
Variable
Features
No Additional Features
Included
Tools Included
Kit
No
Minimum Temperature (F)
0 °F
Motor Type
Brushed
Number of Total Batteries Included
0
Product Weight (lb.)
.29 lb
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Voltage (volts)
18

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
5 Year Warranty

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Customer Reviews

  • 3.7
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  • 68% recommend this product
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Not a good tool
Huge Milwaukee fan. To the point where I've swapped out all my other cordless tools and wrenches. So like someone stated earlier this is not a knock on their other tool. The heat gun is a miss and will be returning. It does not heat up enough for solder seal connectors. Shrink tube melted fine but low temp solder ring in the center did not. I attempted 4x and same result. Went through a fully charged XC5.0 battery attempting to get this to work. Battery drained quickly. Stronger heat is required along with a temp control. If it's improved I'll definitely give this another shot.
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Response from Customer CareOct 29, 2020
Hello jd12, Thank you for taking the time to bring this to our attention and we are sorry to hear about this experience. We will be in contact via email in order to gain more information regarding your heat gun. Thank you-Mackenzie
    M18 Auto body detail, WINDSHIELD DEICER DEFOGGER! :) +
    THE GOOD: It's a heat gun that I can keep in my tool bag that wears quite a lot of hats! AND heat's up quick This is the oddball thing you get when you commit to never wasting time with extension cords again. So there it sits in my tool bag on my passenger's seat and in my shop always ready to be used at a moment's notice! Thus far it's become absolutely invaluable for some safety things HEATING MY FROZEN UPSTATE NY HANDS! seriously I think this thing saved me from frostbite more than a time or two! DeIcing and defogging my windshield extremely fast since it takes even my big v8 more time to warm up and clear the windshield than some days I've allowed for. Yes keep the gun moving and you won't have any issues with the glass. It also is amazing at heating seal's, tape, decals , pinstripes for removal the heat is perfect so that it can be used without melting everything in its path if you keep it moving. the largest battery I have is a 9.0 and it will last me a week or more of use in my daily work I've never run it all the way down. THE BAD: Only things I would change about it is the on-off switch should allow an option to be locked to stay on since this is the only feature my plugin had, so half a star for that and the other half for I feel the nozzles that are options should be included with the tool at this price point since they make the bare tool which is already very capable into the ultimate cordless heat gun option! Please smash the thumbs up if this was helpful :)
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      Heats up quick, gets the job done for my needs
      Last winter I was unable to access my tools since my puck locks froze up. Going to a job and having your equipment locked up is no fun, thankfully I got one of the locks open but I had to move a lot of stuff out to get to my items that were closer to my other door with the froze lock. Not wanting to do risk having both of my locks freeze up and not accessing my tool I used this heat gun. This year the same thing happened where it got so cold the locks where inoperable. I applied heat for 15-20 seconds and thankfully it worked. I plan on keeping this nearby for the winter time, especially in the event that my pipes freeze up
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        I wanted this heat gun since the minute it was released. I use my corded heat gun at work for cab...
        I wanted this heat gun since the minute it was released. I use my corded heat gun at work for cabling and removing labels and with M18 tools I already had, this product was a no brainer for me. I finally got it for Christmas and was HUGELY disappointed. With a M18 9.0 HD Battery the temps only got to 351* F. I used 3 different MSA Thermal Imaging Cameras to verify this and all 3 came out to be 351 degrees, a bit short of the advertised 875* F. I even let the heat gun run for 5 minutes thinking maybe it would get warmer over time but that was also not the case. I wrote Milwaukee and am just waiting to hear back but from other reviews, I'm guessing they wont have much to say. Super let down by this tool especially when the M18 lineup is (was) so great.
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          13 people found this helpful
          This Was Very Useful When I Needed To Dry My Patch Work
          This Was Very Useful When I Needed To Dry My Patch Work
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          1 person found this helpful
          This is a compact basic heat gun. It has two deflector attachments. There is no heat setting; it'...
          This is a compact basic heat gun. It has two deflector attachments. There is no heat setting; it's either on or off. The amount of heat to the painted wood that you want to strip is determined by the distance that you hold the heat gun. Maximum heat when 1" away. It is compact and lightweight so there is less hand fatigue and you can get into tight places. It is about 10" tall with the battery loaded. It comes in a nice case that holds everything, including the battery and charger. You get a charger that works with both 12-volt and 18-volt batteries. The battery charged in about 1-1/2 hours. The instructions are good and comes with English, French and Spanish. It has a limited 5-year warranty.
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          5 people found this helpful
          Heats quicker than electric. Top heat not the hottest, but hot enough for most work. Burns batt...
          Heats quicker than electric. Top heat not the hottest, but hot enough for most work. Burns batteries quickly, about 20 minutes. Useful tool for the right jobs. Comes with the typical sturdy case for carrying and the same body as most Milwaukee tools. The 5.0 battery is a must have for using this tool for any amount of time, and you'll be sure to want a few if you use the tool a lot.
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          This heat gun is the perfect solution for me. I have a nice corded heat gun but I rarely ever use...
          This heat gun is the perfect solution for me. I have a nice corded heat gun but I rarely ever use it. I use this most with heat sensitive woodworking glues - either in repairs or extending my working time out a while (especially handy on veneer). It doesn't get as hot as my corded gun, but 875 is really all I need. It's also perfect for when I need to set some heat shrink tubing or remove some paint/finish from old tool handles. I love that you can hang this from the hook or just set it down on the bench like a cordless drill and not worry about laying a 1000+ degree heat gun on something flammable. I'm happy it came with the 5ah M18 battery because this is a bit power hungry. I do also have the 9ah battery if I ever need it. The two tips included are perfect for focused heat and the hard case keeps everything together and protected. The charger will also charge M12 batteries. This was a great idea and even though I've only had it a short time I wouldn't want to be without one.
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          2 people found this helpful
          It's amazing that an effective battery powered heat gun like this one even exists! It's great for...
          It's amazing that an effective battery powered heat gun like this one even exists! It's great for jobs in tight spaces where it would be a hassle to run a cord, but unfortunately it's not a complete corded replacement. One awesome feature is that it stands upright on its base! I just wish the bare tool came with a few nozzles too... Heat up time is blazing fast (see what I did there?) at just around 6 seconds until the gun reaches effective heat output. It continues warming up to full temperature during longer usage periods, but I was very impressed with the near-immediate usefulness of its heat output. The head is super compact, at just 6.35" in length I think it's actually the shortest length heat gun I've ever used. Plus, the black plastic shroud at the front is well insulated, and doesn't get hot enough to burn even after extended use. I clocked a 5 Ah battery lasting 18 minutes and 45 seconds, but I noticed the heating coils went from red hot back to normal somewhere between the 17 and 18 minute mark. Temperature tops out at 875°F, which is quite a bit lower than the standard 1100°F that most corded heat guns get up to. This heat gun also doesn't have a temperature control, which is one major drawback. The only way to regulate the temperature reaching your work piece is by regulating the distance and duration yourself. I would have preferred at least a low/high mode selector switch. The other big drawback to this heat gun is that it has a pretty weak fan. I think it's by design and allows the heat gun to reach full temperature with such a short barrel, but that means it's not putting as much energy out, since air mass flowrate matters when using a heat gun too. Overall, I think this is a groundbreaking offering from Milwaukee that will really benefit those who need cordless convenience and compact form factor. However, if you need extended run time or higher temperatures, you'll still have to stick with corded.
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          9 people found this helpful
          This Milwaukee heat gun is perfect for the DIYer and professional out there who need a heat gun b...
          This Milwaukee heat gun is perfect for the DIYer and professional out there who need a heat gun but doesn't want to wrangle extension cords. It is built well like other Milwaukee tools and comes with the 5.0 battery which it needs,Smaller batteries just don't last long enough between charges.With the 5.0 battery you get about 20 minutes.It heats up fast,it will go from 0 to 875 degrees in about 6 seconds.It doesn't blow as strong or as hot as the corded models,There were some trade offs to make it portable.What I use it for is shrink wrap on electronics installs and computer work.It also works great for soldering copper pipes and places I would use electrical tape.It is not going to compete with a 1500 degree heat gun but it wasn't meant to.If you need that kind of heat go with a corded but for everything else this is perfect and portable around the house and garage heat gun.
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