A steel pipe packed with steel wool through which a jet of oxygen or other gas may be passed to generate a very hot cutting flame.
- Also, both plasma cutters and thermic lances are expensive and take skill to operate properly.
- The intense heat generated at the end of the thermic lance when applied to a material will quickly burn through.
- Using a thermic lance, the men burned several thousand banknotes in the safe in their efforts to gain access.
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