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Thermal Lance in Action

thermal lance

As the Thermal Lance burns, it throws out molten metal, rock anything in it's way.

A thermic lance is a blowtorch that uses steel and oxygen as a burning agent instead of acetyline gas and oxygen like you would use in a blow torch.

The thermal lance burns at 7,000 to 8,000 °F which is hot enough to melt rock. This also means that it's hot enough to melt through anything that melts at a lower temperature than rock, which means you have to be very careful where you aim the torch because it will burn a hole through a 1/2" thick steel table in seconds.

This image was taken at Burning Man 2006.

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