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  • Solid green indicates
    operating temperature
    is reached
  • Red indicates tool
    is off & still hot
  • Only store tool
    when light is off
picture of the indicator light on the soldering iron
picture showing the soldering iron in 3 different positions


  • Delivers unmatched
  • Allows users to work
    in tight spaces
  • Choose orientation
    depending on application

heats quickly,

  • 18 Second heat up time
  • 750º F Max temperature
  • 90 Watt heat output
  • Maintains temperature
    throughout toughest
picture soldering iron fixing electrical wire on a car
M18™ Performance Driven. Trade Focused. System Wide.

Product Details

The M12™ Soldering Iron delivers fast application speeds by reaching operational temperature in under 18 seconds and maintaining an optimized temperature throughout the most demanding applications. The heat indicator utilizes REDLINK™ INTELLEGENCE to notify users when the tool is ready-to-use and safe-to-store, eliminating the guesswork. The 3-stop pivoting head provides unmatched access by allowing users the ability to adapt the tool for the application and solder in more confined spaces. The M12™ Soldering Iron powered by REDLITHIUM™ battery technology delivers up to 40 minutes of run-time on a M12™ Compact Battery Pack.


  • Heats Quickly, Maintains Optimized Temperature
  • Ready-to-Use & Safe-to-Store Tip Indicator
  • 3-Stop Pivoting Head for Unmatched Access
  • 18 Second Heat Up Time
  • Green LED Indicates Operating Temperature Reached
  • Red LED Indicates Tool is Off and Still Hot
  • 3-Stop Pivoting Head: Delivers Unmatched Access
  • Tool-Free Tip Change: Easily Switch Between Chisel and Pointed Tips
  • LED Work Light
  • Up to 40 Minutes of Run-Time on M12™ Compact Battery Pack
  • Part of the M12™ System, Featuring 80+ Tools


Length 11.6"
Weight 0.900 lbs
Height 1.385"
Width 1.136"
Compatible Batteries Compatible with All M12™ Chargers
Compatible Chargers Compatible with All M12™ Chargers

Model Options

The variations of this product are shown below. Not all product variations may be available from your local Authorized Milwaukee Distributor or Online Retailer. Please contact the distributor or retailer for availability.

Product M12™ Soldering Iron Bare Tool M12™ Soldering Iron Kit
Cat # 2488-20 2488-21


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