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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Welding or operating an acetylene torch with open flames, except by permit.
With the help of an acetylene torch and gear pullers, I finally got them off.
Using an acetylene torch and by smashing, the machines were cut into pieces.
For me, using an acetylene torch set is the best way to loosen rusted parts, at least most of the time.
Security cameras recorded the masked robbers dig through using a steel saw, a hand drill, pliers, a crowbar, a hydraulic jack, and an acetylene torch.
(AP) -- In an effort to produce workers who can either navigate a computer keyboard or wield an acetylene torch, Gov.
First, here's what not to do: It is very common for maintenance departments to use an acetylene torch as part of the screw-cleaning procedure.
I've participated in the destruction of counterfeit bearings with an acetylene torch a year or two ago.
In one set of instructions found (http://www.ask.com/question/homemade-dart-guns) on Ask.com , the darts are made with a coat hanger wire using wire cutters, an adhesive and an acetylene torch. Others use (http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Hard-Hitting-Blowgun-Darts/) nails , (http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Blowgun-Darts) PVC pipe and (http://www.survivalistboards.com/showthread.php?t=156695) copper tubing .
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. Luckily for the thieves they had not got very far when the ran out of oxygen.
The filth, the heat and, most of all, the need emahate off the screen like a shower of sparks from an acetylene torch.