Acetylene is the hottest and most efficient of all fuel gases making it suitable for a range of applications and requires the least amount of oxygen to ensure complete combustion. Acetylene is recommended for underground working conditions as it is lighter than air and in cutting, gives the fastest preheating and piercing times of any fuel gas combination.

Most common use:

  • Metal cutting
  • Brazing
  • Flame heating
  • Flame hardening
  • Flame cleaning
  • Thermal spraying of a variety of metals and ceramics
  • Spot heating
  • Steel welding
  • Branding wood and wood-ageing
  • Carbon coating




Dimensions E Size D Size
Height (mm)
inc. valve & cap
787mm 587mm
Weight (kg)
inc. valve & cap
36kg 22.4kg
Diameter (mm) 235mm 152mm
Capacity (m3) 3.2m3 1.0m3
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