• Oxy-Acetylene Welding of Steel & Iron Oxy-Acetylene Welding of Steel & Iron There are many different varieties of steel, but from a welding standpoint they may be classified by their carbon content. Those having a high carbon content are called hard steels; those with a low carbon content, soft steels. Wrought iron may be treated the... Read more >>
  • OxyFuel Flat Position Welding OxyFuel flat position welding is performed from the upper side of the joint. The face of the weld is approximately horizontal. Bead Welds. In order to make satisfactory bead welds on a plate surface, the flare motion, tip angle, and position of the welding flame above the molten puddle should be... Read more >>
  • Setting up Oxyacetylene Welding Equipment WARNING Always have suitable fire extinguishing equipment at hand when doing any welding. When setting up setting up oxyacetylene welding equipment, it is important that all operations be performed systematically in order to avoid mistakes and possible trouble. The setting up procedures given in a through d below will assure... Read more >>
  • Oxyacetylene Welding Torch The oxyacetylene welding torch is used to mix oxygen and acetylene in definite proportions. It also controls the volume of these gases burning at the welding tip, which produces the required type of flame. The torch consists of a handle or body which contains the hose connections for the oxygen... Read more >>
  • Gas Welding Gas welding processes are a group of welding processes in which a weld is made by heating with a gas flame or flares. Pressure and/or filler metal may or may not be used. Also referred to as oxyfuel gas welding, the term gas welding is used to describe any welding... Read more >>
  • Stationary Oxyacetylene Welding Equipment Stationary oxyacetylene welding equipment is installed where welding operations are conducted in a fixed location. Oxygen and acetylene are provided in the welding area as outlined below. Oxygen. Oxygen is obtained from a number of cylinders manifolded and equipped with a master regulator. The regulator and manifold control the pressure... Read more >>
  • Portable Oxyacetylene Welding Equipment Portable Oxyacetylene Welding Equipment The portable oxyacetylene welding equipment outfit consists of an oxygen cylinder and an acetylene cylinder with attached valves, regulators, gauges, hoses, a welding torch, a selection of welding tips, a striker or spark lighter(fig. 5-5), a good pair of welding gloves,  a pair of shade 5... Read more >>