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Everyone that solders is familiar with “solder smoke.” Most people just blow it away when it gets annoying or angle themselves away from it as they work. Try as you might, you are still going to inhale some of the fumes. That’s why you need the Mini Fume Extractor Kit from the Maker Shed. This simple kit will draw the fumes through a carbon filter and away from your eyes and lungs. Check out Make: Projects for a detailed build.

Features:

  • (1) 7812 Voltage Regulator
  • (1) SPST Switch
  • (1) Case Fan 40mm
  • (2) 9V Alkaline Battery
  • (2) 9V Battery Snap Connector
  • (1) Pack Carbon Filter (enough to make several!)
  • (1) Fan Guard
  • (1) Roll 22 AWG Wire, Stranded
  • (1) 1/16″ Heat Shrink Piece, 4ft.
  • (1) Make Volume 19 PDF
  • (1) Make Projects Tin

 

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  1. Im making mine usb powered.

  2. Im making mine usb powered.

  3. Gary says:

    If you were to replace the SPST switch with a correctly-oriented mercury switch salvaged from an old-style furnace thermostat, you wouldn’t have to put down all of your work to turn it on – just tip it up on edge as in the photo.

  4. Anonymous says:

    I’m sorry but $35.00 for  this is quite steep.  The excess product (4′ heat shrink) is nice and would help fill up part drawers but its cheaper elsewhere.
    As for a fume extractor… Cool Tools had a USB one up yesterday for $19 on amazon….
       http://www.kk.org/cooltools/archives/005824.php
    It doesnt have the carbon filter but for another $9 you can order a 3 pack of replacement filters while you are at amazon.
    Seriously, some MakerShed projects are WAY overpriced.

  5. Anonymous says:

    I’m sorry but $35.00 for  this is quite steep.  The excess product (4′ heat shrink) is nice and would help fill up part drawers but its cheaper elsewhere.
    As for a fume extractor… Cool Tools had a USB one up yesterday for $19 on amazon….
       http://www.kk.org/cooltools/archives/005824.php
    It doesnt have the carbon filter but for another $9 you can order a 3 pack of replacement filters while you are at amazon.
    Seriously, some MakerShed projects are WAY overpriced.