Blow torch


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Blow torch

A small self-contained hand-held torch that burned some volatile liquid hydrocarbon such as gasoline. The fuel was fed to the burner by pressurizing the fuel tank with air from a small self-contained hand pump. The flame was not hot enough for welding and was mostly used to heat Soldering irons or pipe connections requiring soldering.
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4 Use a blow torch on a medium heat to quickly heat the outside of the ring and loosen the mousse, or slip a hot palette knife around the edge, then carefully lift off the ring.
"Most flat roofs today have an existing covering built up of a three-layer felt system, which is bonded together using an industrial blow torch and covered in granite chippings or reflectant aluminium paint.
Some even had the chance to have a go at plumbing and using a blow torch! Heather Lawson told us she'd really enjoyed it so much more than she was expecting.
Heroic dad catches burglar who used blow torch to break into house to steal car keys This happened to us last year.
A uniformed server walks in with a blow torch and proceeds to sear it to perfection.
Place the remaining one-half grated coconut into a heat proof bowl and blow torch it.
All of these featured French-flavored cooking in which most of the cooking was done with a blow torch. It was something to see, to put it mildly.
I burn them using a blow torch. The heat boils the moisture in the weed and kills it to the root.
Put down that blow torch and step away from the plumbing.
Using nothing more complicated than their experience, a blow torch and some wheelie bins, they made off with an estimated PS35m haul from a bank vault in London's Hatton Garden diamond district.
With her porcelain features and delicate hands, it's hard to imagine Michelline Syjuco wielding a blow torch or hammering brass sheets.