Acetylene

The hottest, most versatile and most efficient of all fuel gases, acetylene is often used in combination with oxygen for welding, brazing, cutting and soldering.

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Due to its low ignition energy, acetylene is easy to ignite in oxygen or air. Oxygen and acetylene combined produce the hottest flame of any welding gas mixture.

Uses

Ideal for

  • Oxy-acetylene cutting
  • Welding
  • Flame heating
  • Flame hardening
  • Flame straightening
  • Flame cleaning
  • Thermal spraying
  • Gouging and brazing

Acetylene product video

Product Summary

Gas composition

  • Acetylene

Available sizes

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Size Product code Volume Weight (full)* Pressure Outlet connection Availability Cert. of Conformance
D 300110 1.0 m³ 13.6 kg 1850 kPa 20 Australia wide Download
E 300121 3.2 m³ 36 kg 1850 kPa 20 Except Selected stores only Download
Additional Details

Physical & chemical properties

Appearance Odour Flammability
AppearanceColourless gas OdourOdourless FlammabilityFlammable

UN number

1001

Hazard class

2.1

Hazard symbol (GHS)

  • Flammable Gas 2.1