What is a Blow Torch?
A blowtorch, also referred to as a blowlamp, is an ambient air fuel-burning gas lamp used for applying flame and heat to various applications, usually metalworking.
Blow Torch Suppliers In South Africa
Which blow torch is best?
Best Overall: Iwatani PRO2 Culinary Butane Torch
Best Value: Sondiko Butane Torch
Best Splurge: Bernzomatic TS8000 – High-Intensity Trigger Start Torch
Best for Beginners: Jo Chef Superior RX
Best for Crème Brûlée: Spicy Dew Blow Torch
What to consider when buying a blow torch?
Based on your needs and budget, you have to choose the product. Material: The quality of the butane torch will vary on the material used to build it.
For instance, heavy-duty torches offer a sturdy cast-aluminum body with a brass nozzle, while light-duty models have metal or plastic bodies with brass nozzle.
How long do blow torch last?
Most of our handheld torch kits require a 20# propane cylinder which will last from 45 minutes – to 2 hours depending on a few different factors such as your torch kit size, outside air temperature, etc.
The Mini Dragon operating on a 1# cylinder will last 1-2hrs.
How much heat does a blow torch produce?
Consumer air butane torches are often claimed to develop flame temperatures up to approximately 1,430 °C (2,610 °F).
This temperature is high enough to melt many common metals, such as aluminum and copper, and hot enough to vaporize many organic compounds as well.