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==Status==
 
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==9th May 2011==  
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===9th May 2011===
 
* Iron has a new tip and hot air is now working.
 
* Iron has a new tip and hot air is now working.
 
* Fitted with [http://shop.ebay.co.uk/good-helper/m.html?_nkw=heating+element+850+220&_sacat=0&_odkw=heating+element+850&_osacat=0&_trksid=p3911.c0.m270.l1313 a new element].
 
* Fitted with [http://shop.ebay.co.uk/good-helper/m.html?_nkw=heating+element+850+220&_sacat=0&_odkw=heating+element+850&_osacat=0&_trksid=p3911.c0.m270.l1313 a new element].
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* The element was moved further into the nozzle and secured with the internal plastic spacer (this holds the wire and is not near the element). Consequently the element doesn't arc now.
 
* The element was moved further into the nozzle and secured with the internal plastic spacer (this holds the wire and is not near the element). Consequently the element doesn't arc now.
  
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===28th April 2011===
 
The seller of the replacement element also sells a [http://shop.ebay.co.uk/good-helper/m.html?_nkw=kada+852d+handle&_sacat=0&_odkw=kada+852d&_osacat=0&_trksid=p3911.c0.m270.l1313 complete hot-air handle unit] which may be required. However, I don't think it's a straight plug-in on the model we have.
 
The seller of the replacement element also sells a [http://shop.ebay.co.uk/good-helper/m.html?_nkw=kada+852d+handle&_sacat=0&_odkw=kada+852d&_osacat=0&_trksid=p3911.c0.m270.l1313 complete hot-air handle unit] which may be required. However, I don't think it's a straight plug-in on the model we have.
  

Revision as of 20:10, 9 May 2011

KADA 852D rework station

Status

9th May 2011

  • Iron has a new tip and hot air is now working.
  • Fitted with a new element.
  • The earth lead had become detached from the nozzle. This was spot welded and thus could not be soldered. It has been riveted instead.
  • The element was moved further into the nozzle and secured with the internal plastic spacer (this holds the wire and is not near the element). Consequently the element doesn't arc now.

28th April 2011

The seller of the replacement element also sells a complete hot-air handle unit which may be required. However, I don't think it's a straight plug-in on the model we have.

I later found these two which appear to be the same element at a much lower price.

Supplies

It appears that Kada don't sell tips, you are supposed to use Hakko tips.

e.g. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/NEW-3PC-POINTED-STYLE-SOLDERING-TIP-LEAD-FREE-HAKKO-UK-/270505050551?pt=UK_Home_Garden_PowerTools_SM&hash=item3efb5b81b7