out freeze-ups in furnaces or ladles.
spills into pieces for easy handling.
difficult tap holes.
and removing refractory materials.
heavy sections of cast iron and nonferrous metals, such as bronze,
copper, aluminium, and stainless steel.
Penetrating holes or severing sections of concrete.
Underwater cutting applications.
Thermolance burning bars were used to assist in demolishing this bridge.
"Using an acetylene torch would take four days. The Thermolance process takes about half that time," Bill Sofranko, project supervisor for Trispan Corp of New Middletown. - Tribune Chronicle, Aug. 3, 2004
The SIlver Spade: a surface mining drag line, was the second largest piece of equipment in the world. Notice the triple axle dump truck compared to the size of the machine.
Sixty-five ton iron melt discovered in furnace of shut down steel mill. Thermolance burning bars were purchased to efficiently cut this iron melt to a manageable scrap size.