How Many Watts of Electricity does a Heat Gun use?
Real power-use measurements from a heat gun.
By Rob Cockerham |
How Much Power does a Heat Gun use
Heat Gun: 1516 Watts
- A heat gun has an electric heating coil and a small fan. The heating coil uses most of the energy.
- This heat gun has two settings, cool (fan only) which uses 62 watts, and hot (fan and heat) which uses 1,516 watts.
- Watts: 1516
- Kilowatts: 1.516 Kw.
- cost per minute: 30 hundredths of one cent (0.3 ¢)
- cost per hour: 18.2¢
- cost per day: $1.46
- cost per month: $27.67
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Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.