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 goggles and the standard protective welding clothing.  This equipment may be temporarily secured on the floor … Read more

Setting up Oxyacetylene Welding Equipment

WARNING Always have suitable fire extinguishing equipment at hand when doing any welding. When 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 safety to the operator and the apparatus.  Cylinders. WARNING … Read more

OxyFuel Welding Flat Position

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 carefully maintained. The welding torch … 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 and the fuel gas. The torch also … Read more