oxyacetylene welding

oxyacetylene welding

[¦äk·sē·ə′sed·əl‚ēn ¦weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A welding process in which the heat is supplied by an oxyacetylene torch. Also known as acetylene welding.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

oxyacetylene welding

A welding process utilizing heat from a gas flame produced by the combustion of acetylene and oxygen.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For the home welder, oxyacetylene welding, shielded metal arc welding (also called stick welding), and wire-feed welding processes (metal inert gas welding and flux-core wire welding) are the most popular.
The major duties described in these skills standards include employing safety while using: (a) shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), (b) gas metal arc welding (GMAW), (c) gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), and (d) oxyacetylene welding (OAW) (ODCTE, 2006).
In order to provide space for up to 12 academy students in each class period, Brockman has requested to purchase a oxyacetylene welding table, regulators and fittings for the OAW table, eight Miller welders that can be set up to do shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding and DC- tungsten inert gas welding (T.I.G.), along with a machine that can T.I.G.
The textbook begins with an introduction to the welding process and the role of welding in industry, then covers oxyacetylene welding, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding, other welding and joining processes, weld evaluation and testing, and welding technology.
These include: oxyacetylene welding - basic hand welding using a mixture of oxygen and acetylene.
While TIG welding will not get the bolt body as hot as traditional oxyacetylene welding, I still used a heat sink in the bolt to help keep the locking lugs cool.
In 1906 it changed its name to become the British Oxygen Company - around the time that oxyacetylene welding was emerging.
Today oxyacetylene welding systems are valued primarily for their portability and are used more for cutting metal than for welding it.
The blast may have been caused by a build-up of gas fumes from oxyacetylene welding cylinders the men were using.
They landed at Millport during the night, then broke into a garage and a blacksmith's workshop to steal oxyacetylene welding gear.