Broco® Torch Advantages and Applications

  Applications Advantages
Military / Police / Forced Entry
  • Removing security bars/doors from hardened houses.
  • Penetrating steel industrial doors.
  • Cutting hardened padlocks and chains.
  • Cutting rebar following explosive breaching of concrete walls.
  • Fast, quiet and easy to use.
  • Bendable cutting rods used with rod extender allow greater use of cover.
  • Eliminates risk of collateral damage and liability from explosive entries.
  • Eliminates "they shot first" scenarios of shotgun breaching.
  • Highly portable. No hazardous acetylene on site.
USAR / Fire Rescue
  • Remove security bars, doors, grates from commercial and residential structures.
  • Heavy rescue, i.e. industrial accidents involving heavy machinery (cranes, farm equipment, process equipment, etc.).
  • Cut structural steel or concrete reinforcement bar.
  • Confined space rescue.
  • Cut track rails, frames, aluminum/stainless skin for Railway / Subway accidents.
  • Fast, safe, easy to use.
  • Lightweight and highly portable.
  • No acetylene, compressed air or electricity required.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, through standing water or through water spray.
  • Cutting rods reach where conventional torches can't.
  • Cuts thicker material than portable plasma systems.
  • Cuts aluminum, stainless steel, hardened steel, cast iron, etc.
Shipboard Damage Control And Rescue
  • Make below the water line cuts to free damaged sections.
  • Remove bronze dogs to open damaged bulkhead hatches.
  • Cut access holes through deck surfaces.
  • Cut damaged shafts.
  • Cut wire rope and cable.
  • Trim damaged propellers.
  • Torch system is completely submersible.
  • Safe and portable. No hazardous secondary gas.
  • Bendable cutting rods for constricted space, out-of-position cutting.
  • Easily cuts aluminum, titanium and bronze alloys.


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