This Cheflamme Culinary torch is ideal for caramelizing sugars, melting cheeses, skinning tomatoes, browning meats and more! The torch has a trigger-start and features a self-igniting piezo ignition. The temperature of the torch's flame reaches up to 2700°F and will burn for up to 200 minutes per 9 oz. of butane (not included). It is easy and safe to operate and has a child proof safety lock system. The torch can be used at any angle and has a removable safety stand.