flame cutting


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flame cutting

[′flām ‚kəd·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Use of an oxyacetylene, oxyhydrogen, or oxycoal gas flame to cut thick metal sections.

flame cutting

A metal-cutting operation in which the separation of the metal is effected with a torch. See also oxygen cutting and oxy-acetylene torch.
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First, the risers were removed by flame cutting. Secondly, the cope surfaces were milled to within specified tolerance, This process insured that the parts were within the tolerances specified on the casting drawing.
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