Tag: Fuel Gas

General Information

What is backfire? Backfire is the momentary retrogression of the flame into the torch that is usually signaled by a popping sound. The flame may either extinguish or re-ignite at the end of the tip. Sustained backfire (flashback) is the retrogression of flame into the torch with continued burning inside the torch. This event can […]

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Fuel Gas

Advantages of Oxy-fuel Gas Cutting The advantages of oxy-fuel gas cutting include: Equipment is very portable and can be used in the field. Cutting direction can be changed rapidly on a small radius during operation. Large plates can be cut rapidly in place by moving the torch rather than the plate. Equipment costs are lower […]

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