Speedheater™ Facts

Infrared Paint Remover

SPEEDHEATER INFRARED (IR) PAINT REMOVER FACTS:

  • The Speedheater™ Infrared (IR) Paint Remover radiates at about 380-580°F. 

  • Paint is only heated to 200-400°F with the Speedheater™ used 20-60 seconds.

  • Wood catches on fire at about 745°F depending on the thickness and type of wood.

  • Acrylic paint will become soft at about 100-275°F.

  • Lead in paint will become toxic gas at about 1000°F.

This is Duffy Hoffman showing a technique for stripping baseboards using the Speedheater™ 1100 Infrared Paint Remover.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL) Certified.
  • Output: 1100 W.
  • Dimensions : (approx.) 14.5 ” x 7 1/8″ x 6 2/8″ (370 x 180 x 160 mm).
  • Weight: (approx.) 4 lb. 3 oz. (1900 g).
  • Heating area: 11-12″ x 4-5″ (310 x 125 mm).
  • Heating time: 20-60 seconds.
  • Power: 15 Amp. 115 volt grounded outlet (standard household)
  • New shock absorbers to prevent most bulb breakage.
  • Improved internal and external wiring; upgraded infrared tubes and switch.