Inert-gas cutting | Article about inert-gas cutting by The Free Dictionary
inert-gas cutting[i′nərt ¦gas ′kəd·iŋ]
Cutting of metal while inert gas flows around the cutting area to prevent oxidation.
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Greater thicknesses of stainless steel can be cut by high-pressure inert-gas cutting
than are possible by oxygen cutting, but speeds are very low.