Oxy / Fuel Cutting

• USES A COMBINATION OF OXYGEN AND ACETYLENE FOR CUTTING
• INVENTED IN 1903 – IS THE OLDEST FORM OF MECHANICALLY CUTTING METAL USING HEAT
• TEMPERATURE OF FLAME IS APPROX 6330 DEGREES FARENHEIT

ADVANTAGES:
• PORTABLE – CAN EASILY BE USED IN FIELD APPLICATIONS
• CAN CUT VERY THICK MATERIAL / UP TO 40" THICK

DISADVANTAGES:
• LIMITED TO FERROUS METALS –
  NON FERROUS METALS SUCH AS STAINLESS AND ALUMINUM REQUIRE HIGHER
  TEPERATURES THAN OXY/FUEL CAN PRODUCE
• PART EDGE IS VERY ROUGH
• QUALITY AND ACCURACY RELY HEAVILY ON THE OPERATOR
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