12 May 1995

Gas torch can go where the job is

UP TO two hours continuous use and maximum temperatures of 400C (752F) are claimed for a cordless gas torch.

The gas torch combination kit, from Maplin Electronics, includes the torch itself and a range of accessories: Pencil flame head, hot blower head, flat flame head, soldering head, four bits, hot knife, soldering iron sponge, reel of solder and a storage box.

Overall dimensions of the torch – accessories not fitted – are 168mm (6.7in) long and 19mm (0.8in) in diameter. Kit price is £25 (01702-554161).