oxyacetylene


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oxyacetylene

a. a mixture of oxygen and acetylene; used in a blowpipe for cutting or welding metals at high temperatures
b. (as modifier): an oxyacetylene burner
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An oxyacetylene torch is a tool you should buy once if you buy the right one.
Oxyacetylene is highly flammable and can explode if it becomes over heated.
1981 Workman narrowly escaped injury this afternoon when the oxyacetylene burning equipment they were using in their Newcastle City centre premises blew up in their faces.
You would use tools such as hammer drills, oxyacetylene cutting equipment, plant machinery and explosives.
Rick Wakeman says he has seen every single event portrayed in the gloriously unlikely rock band satire This Is Spinal Tap, including a drummer having to be re- leased with oxyacetylene equipment from a pod on stage.
Intended for home hobbyists or those wishing to learn at their own pace, the second edition of this beginner's guide to oxyacetylene welding provides step-by-step instructions for performing basic welding tasks in a safe and professional manner.
No-one was hurt in the incident, but firefighters found what is possibly oxyacetylene canisters within the vehicle.
The acetylene gas in combination with oxygen produced oxyacetylene flame used by panel beaters and welders for welding and fabrication work.
'When I came back to England I went to the scrapyard in Canning Town and bought steel and an oxyacetylene torch--although I didn't know anything about steel', says Caro.
These include: oxyacetylene welding - basic hand welding using a mixture of oxygen and acetylene.
Manufacturing processes include: Plate rolling up to 25 mm thick and 2.5 m wide; machining operations; plasma cutting; oxyacetylene cutting; arc welding; MIG welding; TIG welding; SAW welding; hydraulic pressing up to 200 tonnes; drilling / reboring up to 76 mm diameter; plate shearing up to 16 mm thick; angle bar, flat bar, round bar, cropping and punching; radial drilling and blasting / painting.