Blow Torches

A blow torch is a handheld tool also known by several other names, including a gas torch, a blowlamp or a gas blowtorch. They are designed to apply heat directly via a gas-fed or liquid fuel-fed naked flame for various applications, including metalwork and ironmongery, woodwork and paint removal. They are not used for combustion or welding applications, but can be used for pre-heating large pieces of metalwork before the welding process.

At RS Components, we have a range of blow torches from industry leading brands, such as GCE and RS PRO.

Both gas-fed and liquid fuelled blow torches will have a reservoir canister for their respective fuels that can be replaced or refilled once empty. For professional applications, gas torches may be used with different gases depending on the required flame temperature. An adjustable flame will also provide greater user control over the area of effect, allowing the flame to be directed towards specific points or, such as when pre-heating metal to be welded, cover a larger area.

The gas used to power a blow torch maybe be one of the following:

  • Acetylene
  • Butane
  • Oxygen

Typical Applications

Blow torches are simple hand tools typically used to apply heat and flame to various applications. They are commonly used for brazing and soldering in metalwork and fabrication applications, including plumbing. They can also be used to heat bitumen or asphalt that will then be used to repair cracks in roads and other ground surfaces. Blow torches can even be used as a controlled yet fast method to melt snow and ice from pavements and driveways in extreme conditions.

Blow torches are also used for other renovation and decoration purposes, including softening paint for removal and melting roof tar, and can be used in agriculture and gardening industries as a form of weed control by burning unwanted plant matter.


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Description Price Category For Use With Hose Connections Model Number Capacity Gas
RS Stock No. 467-450
BrandRS PRO
$108.34
Each
units
Gas Torch - - MT790 - Butane
RS Stock No. 199-270
BrandRS PRO
$145.67
Each
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Gas Torch - - PT500 56 ml Butane
RS Stock No. 819-9098
BrandRS PRO
$92.12
Each
units
Gas Torch Butane/Propane - BHT0005 - Butane/Propane
RS Stock No. 707-3480
Mfr. Part No.F0132200JA
BrandDremel
$106.59
Each
units
Gas Torch Butane Gas - 2200-4 - -
RS Stock No. 812-4624
Mfr. Part No.18069RS
BrandGCE
$197.60
Each
units
Gas Torch Gas Welding Equipment - - - -
RS Stock No. 262-481
Mfr. Part No.MT-11
$86.12
Each
units
Gas Torch Butane Gas - MT-11 - -
RS Stock No. 918-6752
Mfr. Part No.62017RS
BrandGCE
$24.31
Each
units
Blow Torch Oxygen - - - -
RS Stock No. 918-6730
Mfr. Part No.9423240RS
BrandGCE
$69.29
Each
units
Flow Meter Oxygen - - - -
RS Stock No. 712-040
BrandGCE
$244.05
Each
units
Cutting Torch - 3/8 BSP in - - Butane
RS Stock No. 812-4634
Mfr. Part No.18796RS
BrandGCE
$117.33
Each
units
Blow Torch Gas Welding Equipment - - - -
RS Stock No. 517-6398
Mfr. Part No.50951
BrandGCE
$153.12
Each
units
Flashback Arrestor Acetylene Gas - - - -
RS Stock No. 776-9655
Mfr. Part No.0767688RS
BrandGCE
$350.94
Each
units
Cutting Torch - - - - -
RS Stock No. 540-860
Mfr. Part No.ML100
BrandWeller
$17.51
Each
units
- Butane Gas - - - -
RS Stock No. 812-4630
Mfr. Part No.18788RS
BrandGCE
$164.57
Each
units
Blow Torch Gas Welding Equipment - - - -
RS Stock No. 517-6382
Mfr. Part No.50950
BrandGCE
$153.12
Each
units
Flashback Arrestor Oxygen Gas - - - -
RS Stock No. 918-6746
Mfr. Part No.0766229RS
BrandGCE
$110.14
Each
units
Orbit Shank Oxygen - - - -
RS Stock No. 812-4606
Mfr. Part No.0763250RS
BrandGCE
$248.64
1 Set
Set(s)
Blow Torch Gas Welding Equipment - - - -
RS Stock No. 812-4640
Mfr. Part No.18937RS
BrandGCE
$121.59
Each
units
Blow Torch Gas Welding Equipment - - - -
RS Stock No. 812-4602
Mfr. Part No.0763249RS
BrandGCE
$225.74
1 Set
Set(s)
Blow Torch Gas Welding Equipment - - - -
RS Stock No. 812-4609
Mfr. Part No.0763248RS
BrandGCE
$237.30
1 Set
Set(s)
Blow Torch Gas Welding Equipment - - - -
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