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oxyacetylene torch (ŏk'sēəsĕt`əlēn), tool that mixes and burns oxygen and acetylene to produce an extremely hot flame. This torch can be used for cutting steel and for welding iron and various other metals. The temperature of the flame can reach as high as 6,300°F; (3,480°C;).
oxyacetylene torch[¦äk·sē·ə′sed·əl‚ēn ¦tȯrch]
A torch that mixes acetylene and oxygen to produce a hot flame for the welding or cutting of metal. Also known as acetylene torch.
A torch utilizing the flame produced by the combustion of acetylene
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Two years ago, a Japanese researcher even reported being able to deposit diamond films onto cooled metal surfaces held in the flame of an oxyacetylene torch
-- a $250 welding tool.
I normally just use an oxyacetylene torch
to spot anneal the points where I will be drilling and tapping.
The weapon, used by Horrett Campbell at St Luke's Primary School in Blakenhall, Wolverhampton in July 1996, was cut into pieces with an oxyacetylene torch
last week and later melted down in a furnace.