Torch Lighters

What is a Torch Lighter?

A torch lighter or dab torch is simply a refillable butane-fueled lighter that is windproof. It burns hotter and is more potent as compared to other lighters. Its temperatures can go up to more than 1400 degrees Celsius. Due to their windproof flame, torch lighters are mostly used by cigar smokers.

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What is a Torch Lighter?

A torch lighter or dab torch is simply a refillable butane-fueled lighter that is windproof. It burns hotter and is more potent as compared to other lighters. Its temperatures can go up to more than 1400 degrees Celsius. Due to their windproof flame, torch lighters are mostly used by cigar smokers.

Types Of Lighters

Torch lighters are of different types customized according to the need. There are three main types of torch lighters:

Triple Jet - As the words suggest, this type of torch lighters produces three needle-like flames. The flames are the hottest of all three types. Their flames also cover the most expansive surface area as compared to the other two main types.

Double Jet - As the words suggest, this type of lighters produces two-needle-like flames. Its flames are hotter than that of a single flame lighter.

Single Jet - As the name suggests, they produce a single needle-like blue flame. Due to this, they are also widely known as single flame torch lighters.

Now that we understand what torch lighters are and their types let's narrow down each kind of lighters' uses.

Uses of Triple, Double, and Single Jet Torch Lighters.

Triple jet torch lighters are ideal for beginners because they are less technical. Their powerful flame nature makes them suitable for outdoor activities, lighting cigars, gas stoves, barbeque grills, fireworks, etc. Since their flames are the hottest, they can also be used to melt metals and vaporize organic compounds.

Double jet torch lighters are also ideal for outdoor activities since they can quickly start bonfires while camping.

Single flame/jet torch lighters are ideal when smaller ring-shaped cigars. Due to their high flame intensity, they are also suitable for large gauged cigars.

What is the difference between lighter and torch lighter

Common lighters on the market are with a flame that easily blows out. It works well with the common types of cigarettes, but it will destroy the taste of cigars if you burn a cigar with this type of lighter.

Torch lighter produces a more intense flame and is wind resistant, which is able to burn the cigar quickly and evenly.

How Do We Handle Torch Lighters?

At the beginning of this article, we said that many butanes-fueled torch lighters' flame temperature goes as higher as 1400 degrees Celsius and above. This means that a butane torch lighter needs a lot of care when handling. Let's now discuss how to manage them.

The flame height control should always be adjusted before lighting the lighter. This is done using a blade screwdriver or what many people refer to as 'flat.'

Before refilling, always remove all the old butane or air trapped. This is done by pressing the butane refill valve with a screwdriver.

Finally, when buying a torch lighter, one should consider its ease to use and safety features.

Torch Lighters for Dabs are:

  • Refillable.
  • Capable to produce metal melting flames.
  • They should be handled with care.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a torch lighter for

Due to its high intensity of flame and wind resistance function, torch lighters are perfect for burning cigars or carrying around for outdoor activities.

2. How to refill a torch lighter

  1. Avoid any flammable materials before refilling the torch lighter
  2. Reset the flame size to the lowest level.
  3. To empty the gas or air from the torch lighter by simply pressing in the filling nozzle until no more hissing noise comes out.
  4. To refill the torch lighter, flip the lighter upside down. Insert the refill nozzle into the canister and get the filler in the direction of the lighter, then press and hold for a few seconds

3. Are torches better than lighters?

Different applications have various requirements. Better to identify the specific application before purchasing torches or lighters.

Torches use butane as fuel, which produces high-intensity flame and is wind resistant. Torches will be more suitable for outdoor applications or require a high-intensity flame.

 

What is the best torch lighter? Here is a list of the Best Torch Lighters for Dabs in 2021