Monthly Archives: September 2023

  1. The Many Uses of Butane Torches : Exploring the Portasol GT220 and HP820

    The Many Uses of Butane Torches : Exploring the Portasol GT220 and HP820

    When it comes to precision heat tools, the Portasol GT220 and HP820 butane torches are among the top choices for professionals and DIY enthusiasts. These portable torches pack a punch in a compact design, making them versatile and suitable for a wide range of applications. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at these two impressive tools and explore the many ways in which they can be used.

    The Portasol GT220 Butane Torch

    The Portasol GT220 is the smaller of the two torches, and sometimes bigger is not always better! The GT220 is a reliable and user-friendly butane torch known for its precision and ease of use. It's a favourite among automotive specialists, mechanics, jewellery makers, electronics enthusiasts, and hobbyists due to its exceptional control and consistent, adjustable flame.

    Key Features:

    Adjustable Flame: The GT220 allows you to control the flame size and intensity, making it suitable for both delicate tasks and more robust applications.

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  2. How to Repair an Exhaust Without Welding

    How to Repair an Exhaust Without Welding

    Repairing an exhaust leak without welding can be done and it could not be easier using the Portasol-Patch.

    A broken exhaust is usually accompanied by a hissing sound, rattling, a low rumble or even loud noises.

    First of all, you need your materials to get the job done! Don’t worry, it’s not a big list.

    Materials You'll Need:

    1. Portasol-Patch: Our repair patch is available on our website and from a wide variety of distributors in two sizes, 3”x6” and 6”x9”.
    2. Wire Brush: To clean the area around the leak.
    3. Safety Gear: Wear safety gloves and safety glasses to protect yourself while working on the exhaust system.

    Here is a step-by-step guide:

    1. Safety First: Make sure your vehicle is parked in a safe and well-ventilated area. Allow the exhaust system to cool down if it's hot.
    2. Locate the Leak: Inspect your exhaust system to find the location of the leak. It may appear as a small hole, crack,
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  3. The Portasol-Patch: The Ultimate Multi-Purpose Repair Product

    The Portasol-Patch: The Ultimate Multi-Purpose Repair Product

    The Portasol-Patch is an Instant, Multi-Purpose Repair Patch that is easy to use, self-adhesive and a long-lasting solution for a wide variety of automotive, home, D.I.Y, structural, sport, agricultural and general repairs.The Portasol-Patch is an extremely durable fibreglass reinforced polyester that can be sanded, grinded, drilled, tapped, and painted. It is waterproof, weather-proof, rot, rust, fire and impact-proof, while also being chemical and temperature resistant from -40°C to 200°C.

    The Portasol-Patch is a unique product that comes out of the package pliable, but after just 10 minutes of sunlight or UV light exposure becomes as hard as steel. The non-toxic patch will work on almost any hard surface including metals, fibre-glass, plastics and many more. The patch will not shrink or expand during application or when cured.

    Below are some industries and examples of repairs that the

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