FAQ — Heat Gun Safety
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.
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.
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.
No, Insulon Safety Guards are not removable. The retrofit is designed to be permanent. Do not remove and reattach the safety guard to the heat gun.