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Oxy/Acetylene torch setting....easy one

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MTBLAZER89, Nov 10, 2004.

  1. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    What do my regulators need to be at? I got everything else, just need to know how much of each /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    start with 7 psi of Acetylene and 15 PSI of O2
     
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    i use closer to 30 for my o2 setting
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    and I use about 30 for O2 as well, and 10 for acetylene.
     
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    I have bumped it up too if I want more heat, but 7-10 and 15-20 has worked real well for me.
     
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    5-7 acetylene 15-20 oxy /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    40 and 5, it was what I was taught on the job, and at two different classes in school.
     
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    For cutting I run em at 7 Acetylene, and ~40 for oxygen. If I'm cutting 1-2" plate the O2 goes up to 50 and the fuel to ~9.

    It just really depends on tip size and the thickness of material being cut.

    Rene
     
  9. MTBLAZER89

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    Well cool that will get me in the ballpark and I'll experiment from there. Mostly thinner stuff so I'll start lower. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    For cutting I suppose? 25 O2 and 5 Act. Go up from there.
     

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