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Heat Guns Safety tips

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Although safer than using a naked-flame blowlamp, care is still required when using a heat gun. Specific point are: * Because of the power of these tools (up to 2000W), when an extension lead is necessary, only use a lead rated at 10 amp or greater and always completely unwind the lead. * Never obstruct or cover the air inlet grills. If the air flow is reduced the heat gun will overheat and possible catch fire. * Never operate the heat gun with the outlet nozzle hard up against a surface, this will reduce the air and can have the same effect as obstructing the air inlet grills, * Do not use a heat gun near inflammable materials. * Always switch the tool off before putting it down on any surface. * Allow the tool to cool before storing it. * Do not place the nozzle next to anything whilst it is hot. * Never touch the hot metal nozzle with clothing or skin. * Do not use for stripping lead-based paints. * Do not allow any paint to stick to the nozzle - and if some paint does stick, allow the gun to cool down and remove the paint. * Do not look down the nozzle while the gun is turned on. * Do not insert anything down the nozzle with the gun.

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