GTT Mirage Torch
The Mirage is the one of the most popular of the 2 stage Triple Mix torches in the lineup. It is great for soft or hard glass with the ability to produce many flame types from a soft bushy flame to a hard driving flame. The flame chemistry that is achieved with the Triple Mix technology has a wide range including a fuel rich reduction flame, a neutral flame, an oxygen rich oxidizing flame, and an over-oxidizing flame. These flame types make any type, color or effect of glass easy to work and manipulate.
The Mirage comes standard with a 4 stud manifold that allows for the most flexibility for any setup to be run. The primary use is for a foot pedal to be used to turn the outer fire on and off with the outer fire valves preset to the desired setting. Also the 4 stud can make use of different oxygen sources such as a concentrator on the center fire and tanked oxygen on the outer fire. In this situation the fuel will "Y" together at the torch for simplicity. A foot pedal is NOT required for a 4 stud torch, the hoses can "Y" back together to use a single fuel source and a single oxygen source with the option to use a foot pedal in the future.
The Mirage comes with 1' of 3/16" hose and adaptors with filter screens to adapt to standard 1/4" ID grade "T" hose on each stud. The adaptors have a barb that the 1/4" ID grade "T" hose slides over and is clamped securely. The Mirage comes standard with a purple manifold, red, blue and green valve caps and rack and pinion adjustment. It is mounted on a powder coated base that has holes for securing the base to the work table. Also included are complete instructions, a cleaning kit, and an instructional DVD.
Ratings & Reviews
by Chuong P -
Well worth the price. Able to handle tiny projects all the way to fairly large/ thick pieces. Pair this up with a nice foot pedal for maximum efficiency. Don't hesitate to buy, these torches aren't available long for a reason.
Ferrari of Mid Sized burners
by Adam C -
Wow, that is all I say about this torch. Every possibe flame characteristic you can imagine and super high heat if you want to melt it and melt it fast here you go. I have worked up to 38mm Heavy wall tubing and it tackles it like butter. I am sure it will do higher mm glass but have not tried. This is NOT a beginer torch but for intermediate to advanced I highly recomend this to your line of torches.
if you can afford it, start with this one!
by Joshuah J -
it will be a very long time before you need an upgrade from this beauty. small detailed work all the way up to 70 mill tubing is possible with this torch. add a foot pedal to save gas and you are riding pimp! this torch is the industry standard! buy it!
by steve a -
percision of lynx is like no other, and the outer ring eats though glass... This torch is HOT! hook it up to a foot petal and enjoy the cadillac of glass torches... everything from pinpoint needle flames to large driving flames, perfect for cook-ins.
The Last Torch you will Need to Buy
by Alan J -
Seriously, this is the Last torch you will ever buy. The triple mix allows the heat to penetrate deep into the glass. Very quite. Very reliable. A must have
Best two stage torch out there...Period!
by Tyler P -
Perhaps you are thinking of stepping up from a phantom, or lynx, or you want to buy your first torch that you will most likely never outgrow. The Mirage is it! To me this is the perfect 2 stage torch. I have ran a on a lynx, cheetah, Phantom, PM2D, and now the Mirage. This beast can rage anything from a laserbeam flame for thick solid work, to a large softer heatbase flame for thinner goblet work. I think the Mirage is a better flame than the Delta Elite, as there is not the huge flame gap between the lynx inner fire and the outer fire, like on the Delta. You will not be disappointed.
by Joe L -
I run 2 of these in my studio daily. Its hard to think about using anything else. This torch can melt your face off! Or you can dial in the flame like a scalpel. I have the Mirage setup with and without a foot pedal. This is a true workhorse of a torch. You can melt very thick solid glass in no time, or melt full color lined tube pulls with ease. And still fall back onto the pin point inner fire of the lynx. Gets a bit hotter than the Phantom. So it opens your creative capabilities a little more.