✓Is Acetylene in cylinders gas or liquid ?
Acetylene cylinders are filled with a porous material which carries the liquid acetone. However this liquid converts to gas when it is released from the cylinder.
✓What is Acetylene used for?
Fuel gas for Oxy-Acetylene welding, cutting, localized heating and flame hardening.
✓Can you lay Acetylene cylinders down?
No. Acetylene cylinders must be used and stored in an upright vertical position.
✓Is Acetylene highly flammable?
✓What is a flashback arrestor?
A flashback arrestor is a safety device that will extinguish any flame or spark inside the equipment.
✓Should you use flashback arrestors with acetylene?
Yes, for safety purposes.