National 8M Torch and Accessories

National 8M torch for
glass lamp workers, bead makers, flame workers,
glass blowers, button makers, and marble makers


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This is the most versatile torch made!
It can hold a great variety of tips - both pre-mix tips and surface mix tips.
You Can Order Parts Separately
OR
Order one of the pre-packaged kits below.
If you do not know which one to get - order the 8M7 which is a good all around torch and tip.
OR we wouldn't mind if you ordered the 8MtheWORKS, includes most everything.
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You Can Order parts Separately.
Torch Body Only #8M Lists for $166

Tips are listed below at the bottom of this page. Or order one of the pre-packaged kits below.
If you do not know which one to get - order the 8M7 which is a good all around torch and tip.
OR order the 8MtheWORKS
Our LOW price is $158
8M Body Torch Body with the SM5 Surface Mix Tip - Melts both Soft and Hard Glass
Order Number 8M5 for $230


OR
Torch Body with the SM7 Surface Mix Tip - Melts both Soft and Hard Glass
Order Number 8M7 for $230

Order Number SM5 or SM7

List Price - $245
Our Low Price - $230
Order Number 8M5 for $230



Order Number 8M7 for $230

Torch Body with the SM21 Surface Mix
A LARGE Flame Tip
Melts both Soft and Hard Glass



Order Number 8MT21

List Price - $281
Our Low Price - $253
Our Low Price  $253

Torch Body with Two Tips - an HTC1 Tip and a Second larger Bushier Flame Tip - Includes the required PA-11 Adaptor - These Pre Mix Tips Melt only Hard Borosilicate Glass like Pyrex



Order Number 8M2

List Price - $297
Our Low Price - $259
Our Low Price  $259

  Mount a second tip on your Torch Body. WOW you can put all sizes of Pre Mix Tips in the Top Torch. In the Bottom Torch you can put ANY size or type of tip we carry, surface or premix. A common combination is the HTC1 premix in the top and the large flame SM21 surface mix in the bottom. If you want this combination, order the 8MR121 setup for $469 - Includes the manifold hose setup,Ryder, PA-11 adapter,SM21 and HTC1 tips



Order Number 8MR121

List Price - $510
Our Low Price - $469
Our Low Price  $469

  Get the Works!   Why not get just about Everything! You get the 8M, Ryder, Manifold, PA-11 Adaptor, SM7 tip, SM21 tip, HTC1 tip and the HTC3 tip.

 

Order Number 8MtheWORKS

List Price - $649
Our Low Price - $589
Our Low Price  $589

You need the following equipment to use this torch:
  1. Oxygen Regulator - Prices are below
  2. Propane Regulator - Prices are below
  3. Hose - Prices below details and setup
  4. Oxygen Tank - details
  5. Propane Tank

This 8M torch with the surface mix tips listed on this page, you can use all kinds of glass, both Hard Glass. Borosilicate Glass (Pyrex, Duran, Kimble, Schott, Northstar, Alchemy, Momka, etc) or
Soft glass (Moretti, Effetre, Bullseye)
.
Although Pre-Mix tips work Hard Borosilicate Pyrex type glass FASTER!
But the beauty of this torch is that you can convert it to a torch that can be
used for either soft or hard glass by changing the tip..
What you can make with this torch.
   Soft Glass Hard Glass
 Beads and Buttons  Yes  Yes
 Beads and Buttons with intricate detail  Yes  No
 Marbles, Paperweights  Yes  Yes
 Marbles, Paperweights with intricate detail  Yes  No
 Sculptures  No  Yes
 Blow Vessels or Ornaments  No  Yes
 Glassblowing  No  Yes
 Blow Pipes, Bubblers  No  Yes
This is just a guideline - a good lampworker can make most anything.

Item # Some Items Individually Priced Price
8m Torch Body   Torch body and base only, tips are extra. $158



Marvering pad for the 8m Torch Mounted Marvering Pad for 8M Torch

Item # 104016

For more information about Marvering Pads for the 8m Click Here
$29



Marvering pad for the 8m Torch Mounted Marvering Pad for 8M Torch

Item # 104116

For more information about Marvering Pads for the 8m Click Here
$22



ryder torch  Ryder Torch Attachment, Mounts on top of 8M Torch - You mount it using the two holes on top of the 8M Torch Body
ryder torch
$99



ryder torch  Hose Manifold Set for Ryder Torch - Assembled - Plumbs both torches to one hose set $49



PA11

Adaptor

PA11

 You must use this adaptor to be able to use any of the pre-mix tips listed on this page.
$47



A2 Fitting

A set of oxygen and propane fittings are required if your hose has cut ends. These are not needed if your hose has B size brass fittings on the ends.
Set of 2



Ribbon Burner Tips

Order # Description Price
Ribbon Burner Tips Ribbon Burner Tips  Ribbon Burner
  3/4" Long
  12 hole
  #1680
$65



Ribbon Burner Tips  Ribbon Burner
 2" Long
  15 holes
  #1681
$79



PA11 Adaptor
 #PA-11
Required for the ribbon burner tips.
$47




Surface Mix Tips
These tips can be used with the 8M Torch.
YES you can have a torch with both surface mix tips AND pre mix tips
These Surface Mix torches work with both the soft and hard (Pyrex) glass.
Simply insert the tip you want into this National 8M Torch!
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 The PA-11 adaptor is not needed with these surface mix tips.
Order # Description Price
SM-5 Surface Mix Tip - fits in the 8M National Torch - The flame of this tip is very much like the Minor Burner Torch Flame. $82

SM-7 Surface Mix Tip - fits in the 8M National Torch
With this tip you can adjust the size for the flame. A low valve setting will give a more pointed flame. Turn up the valves and you get a larger diameter flame. see pictures below.
$82

SM-11 Surface Mix Tip - fits in the 8M National Torch
With this tip you can adjust the size for the flame. A low valve setting will give a more pointed flame. Turn up the valves and you get a larger diameter flame.
$104

SM-21 Surface Mix Tip - fits in the 8M National Torch - large flame $109


The below is a comparison between the 8M Torch and the popular Minor Bench Burner Torch.
Flame Compairision Flame Compairision
when the 8M torch is adjusted low, you can get a small pointed flame which is good for doing detail work on soft glass. When the torch is adjusted higher, you get an increasingly larger and bushier flame,
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