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How To Choose the Right Soldering Torch for Jewelry Making


In this continuing series of videos on soldering from Rio Grande, Mark Nelson explains how to select the right torch for the jobs you’ll need to accomplish. Discussion includes how to evaluate the jobs you need to do with a focus on what kinds of torches can accomplish those jobs. In addition, you’ll look at the area in which you will be working to consider what types of fuel are best suited to that space as well as the versatility and power offered by various torch types. Mark discussed uses, benefits, drawbacks and accessories available for each of several torches.

Here is a list of the torches that Mark covers:

Blazer Butane Torch

Large Butane Torch

Smith Little Torch

Silver Smith Torch

MECO Midget Torch

Swiss Torch