Welding Definitions

Welding Theory & Application Definitions ACETONE: A flammable, volatile liquid used in acetylene cylinders to dissolve and stabilize acetylene under high pressure. ACETYLENE: A highly combustible gas composed of carbon and hydrogen. Used as a fuel gas in the oxyacetylene welding process. ACTUAL THROAT: See THROAT OF FILLET WELD. AIR-ACETYLENE: A low temperature flare produced by burning acetylene with air instead of oxygen. AIR-ARC CUTTING: An arc cutting process in which metals to be cut are melted by the heat of the carbon arc. ALLOY: A mixture with metallic properties […]

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