Commercial Applications For Acetylene Gas

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A non-toxic, colorless, and highly flammable gas that’s lighter than air, acetylene is a hydrocarbon consisting of two carbon atoms and two hydrogen atoms (C2H2). Pure acetylene is odorless, but commercial grades usually have a garlic-like odor because of impurities.

Acetylene is considered the hottest and most efficient of all the fuel gases. Oxygen and acetylene combined together produce a flame temperature of about 5,702°F.

It’s no wonder it’s one of the most widely used industrial gases in the world.

For commercial purposes, acetylene can be made from several different raw materials depending on the process used. The simplest one involves reacting calcium carbide with water. It can also be derived from natural gas and crude oil.

Common Applications Of Acetylene

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