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Torch Lighter

A torch lighter is a type of lighter that produces a hot, blue flame which is wind-resistant and more precise than traditional lighters. In the context of cannabis use, torch lighters are often used for lighting pipes, bongs, and especially for heating dab rigs in the consumption of cannabis concentrates.

Design and Functionality

Torch lighters, also known as butane torches or jet lighters, operate by expelling pressurized butane gas which is ignited to produce a flame. The flame of a torch lighter is hotter and more concentrated than that of a regular lighter, making it ideal for heating surfaces quickly and evenly.

Torch lighters come in a variety of designs, from small, handheld devices to larger, table-top models. Some have adjustable flame sizes and refillable butane reservoirs, while others are disposable.

Usage in Cannabis Consumption

Torch lighters are particularly useful in the consumption of cannabis concentrates via dab rigs. A dab rig requires a high temperature to vaporize the concentrate, and the intense heat of a torch lighter makes it the preferred tool for this task. The torch lighter is used to heat the dab rig’s nail or banger until it’s hot enough to vaporize the concentrate.

Safety Considerations

While torch lighters are a useful tool, they should be used with caution. The flame produced by a torch lighter is very hot and can cause severe burns if not handled properly. It’s also important to use and store butane fuel safely to prevent accidents.

A torch lighter is a valuable accessory for cannabis users, particularly those who consume cannabis concentrates. Its hot, precise flame makes it ideal for use with dab rigs. As with all tools involving heat and flame, careful handling and safety precautions are essential.


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