Broco, Inc.® announces its latest advancement in cutting and welding repair technology, the new improved Broco exothermic cutting rod. Based on a new patent-pending development, Broco’s advanced rods burn 20% longer and yield 25% more cut than prior generation cutting rods.

The newly improved Broco exothermic cutting rods reduce consumable consumption while increasing productivity. Benefits of having the same amount of product do almost 25% more work include smaller equipment load out, less stowage requirements, and lower operating costs.

Broco has long been recognized for manufacturing the longest burning cutting rods in the industry. The new 3/8in diameter by 18in long rods (with oxygen pressure at 65psi) average 60-65 seconds burn time while cutting one inch thick mild steel. These advanced Broco rods consistently burn more uniformly and evenly than any other rods on the market, offering exceptional Broco quality with increased performance and value to the customer.

The new Broco rods are currently available in 3/8in diameter in both 18in and 36in lengths. Broco Prime-Cut exothermic cutting rods are for use with industrial repair and maintenance, military rescue and repair, and military and law enforcement forced entry torch systems. Broco Underwater cutting rods are manufactured for the commercial diving, oilfield support, and military diving markets.

Broco ® is the world leader in portable exothermic cutting products, and underwater cutting and welding systems. Broco® also offers a range of thermal, mechanical, saw, and hydraulic breaching products. Its sister company, Rankin Industries®, designs and manufactures automated welding systems as well as producing a full range of specialty build-up and hardfacing alloys. Corporate headquarters are located in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and products are available through a global distributor network.