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Old 10-25-2012, 09:53 AM   #1
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Reducing Hot Glue Gun Heat

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The Instructables site has an article on how to build a device to reduce the heat of a hot glue gun so it is easier to work with foamies. The article is here:

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Re: Reducing Hot Glue Gun Heat

I just have a smaller lower heat mini glue gun. Works great, perfect for what I am doing with blue foam and depron.
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Re: Reducing Hot Glue Gun Heat

Glue gun are just resistance heaters. If you have any house wiring skills, just run the ac power thru a normal light dimmer switch and you will be able to do gross temp control just like you can dim an incandesant bulb(s).
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Re: Reducing Hot Glue Gun Heat

My glue gun has a low heat setting, perfect for foamies.
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