acetylene torch

acetylene torch

[ə′sed·əl‚ēn ‚tȯrch]
(engineering)

acetylene torch

A torch, used in welding and in metal cutting, which is operated by compressed acetylene gas and oxygen.
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com , the darts are made with a coat hanger wire using wire cutters, an adhesive and an acetylene torch.
Greg Prock was an employee of Bull Shoals Landing in 2007 when he used an acetylene torch to cut the top off a 55-gallon barrel that had previously contained marine oil.
Thieves had broken into the Quarry Garage at Benton and then moved a 7ft safe into the middle of the room and began cutting it open with an acetylene torch.
Slicing a one-inch square of steel with an acetylene torch can take three minutes; the same task would take one second with the new tool, according to document from Ball State.
Using an acetylene torch, the EoACA 20 year old cut the locks of the EoACA vault and stole its contents, EoACA worth 70,000 Philippine pesos EoACA (Dh1,611), before escaping.
It's unfortunately common to use an acetylene torch as part of the procedure.
I paint with heat," Mitchell says, referring to a process he has developed in which he brushes on oxides and then heats them with an acetylene torch.
Armed not with paint brush and canvas, but with crowbar, chainsaw and acetylene torch, Matta-Clark ripped into these structures.
The vehicle, which caught fire in the Hunter Crescent area of Omagh, Co Tyrone, contained an acetylene torch which is used for welding.
As we ate, I listened to Paul's stories, about what it was like when he used to ride with the Hell's Angels, when he lived in a teepee and dealt blackjack at a casino in Reno, and how he had gotten busted for stealing dimes from public telephones using an acetylene torch to crack open the coin drawers.
The flame of an acetylene torch impinging directly on the foam won't initiate combustion.
Christmas morning brought squeals of excitement from the children, but mine was perhaps loudest of all when I found, inside the pretty box, my very own hand-held acetylene torch.