Silverline Soldering Iron Battery Powered – Suitable for intricate electronic work and on-the-go repairs. Fine soldering tip heats up in less than 15 seconds and cools down in less than 30 seconds. Slider switch prevents accidental activation when not in use. Quality batteries provide about 1 hour of continuous use. Iron-plated long-life tip, easily replaced by unscrewing the tip holder. Small and compact for easy portability. Includes safety cap and solder. Requires 3 x AA batteries.