Hakko FX-888 Soldering Station

Continuing on our Hakko product focus, today we’ll look at the Hakko FX-888 Soldering Station. Please keep in mind that the items that were blogged yesterday, and the rest of the Hakko products that will be discussed this week are on special at Production Automation, we think Hakko is a great company with excellent products, so we brought select items into our warehouses so we could offer the best price and free shipping to our customers. All of the items on special are easy to locate on our website, but supplies are limited on the free shipping special. Don’t miss your chance on these great offers, this is a perfect chance to upgrade, replace, or expand your workspace.

Now on to the FX-888…

The Hakko FX-888 is an inexpensive yet durable temperature adjustable soldering station that provides more power and takes up less bench space than its predecessor (the Hakko 936).

The added power of the FX-888 provides up to a 30% increase in operator productivity due to the increased thermal performance and faster thermal recovery time. Today, workbench space is at a premium, and the FX-888 uses approximately 35% less surface area compared to the Hakko 936.

Heater output has been increased by 30% compared to that of the Hakko 936. The conventional tip design was reviewed and the shape was improved to provide more efficient heat transfer from the heating element. As a result, the thermal recovery time to 350°C is 20 seconds faster, and the drop in tip temperature during continuous work is reduced, enabling the time for performing the same work to be shortened and work efficiency to be greatly increased.

Positioning the bottom contact points close to the base outside perimeter as possible provides stability, making it possible to use it safely in even confined spaces.

The new FX-888 realizes space savings of approximately 50% in mounting area in comparison with conventional  stations. It enables the working space to be secured, which is an important factor with the introduction of cell production.

The corners on the iron holder base were rounded to prevent them from coming in contact with the hand when storing the soldering iron. Further, a protective cap was installed in the iron receptacle is provided to reduce sounds when storing the iron.

The calibration (CAL) screwdriver (resin) is stored in the bottom of the station as a standard accessory. This enables temperature compensation to be adjusted easily and reduces the possibility of damage to the calibration volume.

You can find the Hakko FX-888 on Production Automation’s site through this link:

Shop Hakko FX-888 

  As always, we are more than happy to help our customers find exactly what they need, we offer ALL of Hakko’s products even if they are not shown online. Contact Production Automation at 888-903-0333 or [email protected]

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Mel Meadows

Mel Meadows

Mel Meadows is a product specialist with over 13 years of experience. She’s a central source of expertise for thousands of industrial and critical-class products featured on the Production Automation web store. By working directly with manufacturers, Mel deciphers technical documentation and outlines product use in real-world environments. View her profile to learn more about proper techniques, protocol, and product usage in both industrial and cleanroom facilities.

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