How much gas does an Olympic torch consume?

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How much gas does an Olympic torch consume?
« on: 29/07/2012 09:59:01 »
The hand-held Olympic flames run on propane I believe? But how much is being burned off, en-masse, during the Olympics to keep all these torches alight?
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Re: How much gas does an Olympic torch consume?
« Reply #1 on: 30/07/2012 12:19:32 »
From what I can gather, the gas is a mixture of propane and butane and each torch has a 60g cannister of gas which will burn for around 10 mins.
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