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Steinel Heat Gun with Insulon Safety Nozzle Guard

Get safer heat guns

Upgrade to the new standard in heat gun safety. Insulon Safety Guards are the first heat gun nozzle guards engineered with advanced vacuum insulation for maximum thermal protection.

Heat guns aren’t just hot.

If you’re an EHS professional, facilities manager, or a heat gun operator yourself, then you know the deal. Heat guns aren’t just hot — they’re insanely hot. Depending on the application, you might be cranking your heat gun up to 850°F. That’s hotter than most commercial pizza ovens.

While these hot air tools are exceptionally useful devices, they also can pose serious workplace hazards. Even a brief period of contact with an unguarded heat gun nozzle can cause severe burns. Insulon Safety Guards help protect heat gun operators by reducing the risk of burn injuries.

Front view of Insulon safety nozzle guard heat gun attachment

Industrial Strength Protection

You may have seen other heat gun nozzle guards on the market. Insulon Safety Guards are different. They are the first nozzle guard to use advanced vacuum insulation for industrial strength thermal protection.

  • Insulon Safety Guards reduce the chance of burn injury for heat gun operators.
  • Advanced vacuum insulation drastically reduces the external surface temperature around the nozzle.
  • The corrugated structure reduces the surface area of contact in the event that an accidental touch occurs.
  • Prevent neighboring components from unintentional melting or damage.

Options to Purchase

Steinel hot air tool with Insulon nozzle guard

Steinel HG 2320 E + Insulon Safety Guard

Purchase Steinel HG 2320 E heat guns with Insulon Safety Guards. The hot air tools come fully assembled with the guard attached, so that they are ready-to-use right out of the box.

Stainless steel, vacuum insulated, Insulon Safety Guard

Insulon Safety Guard

If you already own heat guns, Insulon Safety Guards are available for purchase. Attaching the Safety Guards is quick and easy. Insulon Safety Guards are designed to fit Steinel HG 2320 E and Milwaukee 8975-6 heat guns.

A Safer Workplace

Ensuring our workplaces are as safe as possible is an ongoing process. Insulon Safety Guards are one important step in the mission to eliminate the risk of burns to heat gun operators.

Operators should always follow best practices for hot air tool safety, including but not limited to:

  • Ensure the hot air tool is in safe working condition
  • Keep the air inlet free from debris
  • Do not allow skin, clothes, or flammable materials to touch the nozzle or the Safety Guard
Environment Health and Safety EHS in manufacturing workplaces

Insulon Safety Guards are not intended to provide a tool-holding surface. They are intended to reduce the risk of burns, and, in the event of accidental contact, to reduce the severity of the burn.

FAQ — Heat Gun Safety

  • Should I remove the nozzle from my heat gun?

    No, you should not remove the nozzle. Insulon Safety Guards are not intended to replace the heat gun nozzle; they are intended to go around the nozzle.

  • Will the Insulon Safety Guard fit on my heat gun?

    Insulon Safety Guards are currently available for Steinel HG 2320 E and Milwaukee 8975-6 heat guns. To request a custom Safety Guard for another hot air tool, please use this form. Custom jobs are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

  • Can I hold onto the Insulon Safety Guard while I'm working?

    Insulon Safety Guards are not designed to be tool-holding surfaces. They are designed to reduce the risk of burn injury, and in the event of a burn, to reduce the severity of the burn. Heat gun operators should always follow best practices for heat gun safety. Do not hold on to the heat gun by the Safety Guard.