- Carl Weller started the Weller Electric Co. in Easton, PA in 1945 with the invention of the soldering gun. He was looking for a way to service the rapidly growing radio repair market. That invention was followed by the first soldering iron in 1950, followed by the first temperature controlled soldering iron in 1976. More...

Weller expanded into Europe in 1959. Throughout it’s history, Weller has continually developed forward looking products for the consumer and industrial markets.

Weller’s commitment to technology is evidenced by the seven person R&D team, with numerous patents and awards to their credit.

The Weller University training center in Apex, NC, was established in 2007. Training is provided for over 100 people per year. Less...

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  • WD1 – WD1M Overview
3.0MB712KB10 minParts List
  • WD2-2M Electronic Soldering Stations
3.2MB852KB10 minParts List

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About Weller

Weller is a part of Apex Tool Group, which manufactures and markets many well-known brands of hand tools, chain, and electronic soldering products, including Campbell® chain, Crescent® brand wrenches and pliers, Lufkin® measuring tools, Nicholson® files and saws, Plumb® hammers, H.K. Porter® bolt cutters, Weller® soldering products, and Wiss® snips. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, Apex Tool Group has manufacturing facilities in 16 international locations, and has approximately 4,400 employees worldwide.


Campbell® - Chains, clamps, blocks, and fittings. Caulkmaster® - Air Powered Dispensing Guns. Crescent® - Wrenches, pliers, drivers, and multi-purpose tools. Diamond® - Horseshoes and Farrier Tools Erem® - Precision pliers, cutters, and tweezers. Kahnetics® - Automated and manual dispensing systems. Lufkin® - Tapes, rules and layout/marking products. Nicholson® -Files, rasps, saws, and rotary burs. Plumb® - Hammers, axes, and chisels. H.K. Porter® - Bolt, cable and strap cutters. Weller® - Soldering and desoldering tools. Wire-wrap® - Solderless connection equipment. Wiss® - Scissors, snips, and cutters. Xcelite® - Drivers, pliers, cutters, kits, and sets.
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