Handheld Gas Torches

L.B. White’s Torchman (portable and lightweight) and Bertha (heavy-duty) torches

L.B. White’s Torchman (portable and lightweight) and Bertha (heavy-duty) torches are perfect for burning brush, thawing pipes, roofing, melting ice, asphalt prep and other similar heating uses.

Torchman and Bertha torches offer durable steel construction along with a choice of heat outputs, handle lengths and fuel types.

Like all our other heating products L.B. White torches are known for their reliability, durability and serviceability in the field.

Key Features of the L.B. White Torchman and Bertha Commercial Grade Gas Torches for Industrial and Construction Jobs

  • LP (liquid propane) and NG (natural gas) models available
  • Lightweight steel and heavy duty cast iron models
  • Manual or pilot light
  • Assembled handle lengths from 17.5 to 41"
  • No regulator needed for Torchman models
  • Year round use
  • Ships in economical quantities of 4 or 8
Models: Torchman SV Torchman 500 Bertha 500 Industrial 250 Industrial 365N
BTU/H Rating 300,000 500,000 500,000 250,000 365,000
Fuel Type LP LP LP LP NG
Ignition Type Manual Manual Manual Pilot Pilot
Fuel Consumption LP Gas max (lbs./hr) 14.0 23.2 23.2 11.3 -
Fuel Consumption Natural Gas max (cu.ft/hr) - - - - 365.0
Head Type Steel Steel Cast Iron Cast Iron 90° Head Cast Iron
Assembled Length (in.) 29.5 36.0 22.0 17.5 26.0
Control Valve S S S S S
Excess Flow Valve S S S S -
Safety Shut-Off Valve Yes - - Yes Yes
Preset Regulator S - O* S -
POL S S O** S -
Gas Hose (10ft. USA/15ft. Canada) S S S S O
Thermocouple S - - S S
Net Weight (lbs.) 5.2 3.5 7.0 7.5 10.5
Shipping Weight: Bult Packed***(lbs.) - - 7.0 - -
Shipping Weight: Individually Packed (lbs.) - - - 9.5 12.5
Shipping Weight: Skin Packed***(lbs.) 8.5 6.0 7.5 - -
Certification (Canadian) Yes Yes No No No

S = Standard O = Optional

*Recommended option

**Included standard with optional regulator assembly.

***Bult pack sold in packages of 8 torches.; skin packed sold in packages of 4 torches.

⚠ WARNING: When operating, this heater produces chemicals, including Carbon Monoxide, known to the State of California to cause birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

L.B. White’s Torchman (portable and lightweight) and Bertha (heavy-duty) torches

L.B. White’s Torchman (portable and lightweight) and Bertha (heavy-duty) torches are perfect for burning brush, thawing pipes, roofing, melting ice, asphalt prep and other similar heating uses.

Torchman and Bertha torches offer durable steel construction along with a choice of heat outputs, handle lengths and fuel types.