blazer micro torch troubleshooting

Blazer micro torch troubleshooting

  • Familiarize yourself with the parts of your GB2001 Micro Torch before operating it.
  • It should be handled by literate adults, or under constant adult supervision.
  • It is essential that the following operating procedures be read and understood before attempting to light or use the Blue Flame GB2001 Micro Torch.
  • These procedures must be carefully observed in order to promote safe usage.

Igniting and Shutting-Off your Blue Flame GB2001 Micro Torch

  • Remove the protective cap from the trigger and the gas control knob of your GB 2001 Micro Torch.
  • Slowly turn the gas flow control knob to the left (Counter Clock Wise) and the butane gas will start to flow.
  • Push the ignition lever forward and the gas will be ignited electronically with a snapping sound.
  • For shut-off, turn the gas flow control knob to the right (Clock Wise) and close it securely.

Thermal Power and Flame Control of your Blue Flame GB2001 Micro Torch

  • Adjust the thermal power level and the length of the flame to suit usage objectives.
  • The highest temperature attainable will be about 1,300 degrees Celsius.
  • Both the gas control knob and the air control knob can be used to regulate the flame.
  • After ignition, turn the air control knob either to the right or left for necessary thermal power adjustments. Closing the air inlet will produce a low temperature yellow flame, while fully opened the micro torch produces a sharp, high temperature blue flame.
  • After ignition, do not leave the GB2001 Micro Torch burning longer than 1 hour continuously.

Refilling your Blue Flame GB2001 Micro Torch

  • For detailed instruction, refer to our Refilling Section.

Safety and Handling Precautions regarding the Blue Flame GB2001 Micro Torch

  • For a detailed overview of safety, storage and handling instructions, please refer to our Safety & Storage Section.

Working with the SOD-1 Soldering Attachment for the GB2001 micro torch

  • Place the soldering attachment onto the flame nose of the GB2001 Micro Torch.
  • Us the special wrench to tighten the screw. Make sure that the attachment does not move during operation.
  • Open the gas flow knob of the GB2001 Micro Torch
  • Push the ignition plunger and ignite the flame.
  • Heat the catalyst within the attachment for ONLY 5 SECONDS!
  • Close the gas flow to extinguish the flame.
  • Immediately turn open the gas flow again WITHOUT IGNITING THE TORCH.
  • The catalyst will – without a direct flame – maintain a temperature of approximately 350 degrees Celsius to allow low temperature cordless soldering.

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Blue Flame GB2001 Micro Torch and Attachment – Operating Instructions

Butane Torch Troubleshooting Demo

Butane torches are an inexpensive way to perform many small to medium tasks from firing metal clay to small soldering operations. Learn which fuel is right to keep your torch in top working condition, how to properly fill and operate all of the torch models we offer, and more.

Metal clay firing torches (all of our large flame torches) are perfect for torch firing fine silver and copper clay pieces up to 25 grams. Smaller torches, like the Spitfire, Stingray and Hot Shot models are perfect for small soldering tasks. Use these torches to ball wire, make head pins, solder jump rings closed, and more.

Please note that while we highly recommend Blazer Triple Refine Butane, which is designed for butane torches, we do not offer this product on our website. Butane is a highly flammable material and carries a hazardous surcharge for shipping. Source your butane locally, but be sure to demand triple refined for best performance and longest torch life.

Butane Torches – Use and Troubleshooting Demo