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Industrial Grade Acetylene, Size B Acetylene Cylinder, CGA-520 (Actual Volume Of Gas In The Cylinder May Fluctuate Based On Numerous Conditions)

Airgas Part #:AC B

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Item Details

  • Acetylene (C2H2) - a colorless, highly flammable gas with a garlic-like odor.

Features

  • Acetylene has the highest flame temperature of any common hydrocarbon because of its triple-bond structure H-C+/-C-H.

Specifications

  • Size B Industrial Acetylene Cylinder
  • DOT Specification: 8AL - Canada 8WAM
  • O.D.: 6" – 152.4 mm
  • Height {W/Cap & Valve}: 23.1" - 587 mm
  • Weight {W/O Cap}: 10.5 lbs – 23.2 kg
  • Sizes may vary by location. Contact your Airgas representative or local branch location for availability in your area.

Applications

  • Its high flame temperature allows it to be used in a variety of metal working applications like cutting, welding, brazing, and soldering.

Caution

  • Always use in accordance with the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Cylinder must be stored and used in an upright, secured position in a well-ventilated or monitored area.
  • Always follow local fire code requirements when storing gas cylinders.
  • Delivery pressure should not exceed 15 psi
  • Major hazards: Fire (extremely flammable)
  • May form explosive acetylides in the presence of copper, mercury, or silver
  • Piping used should be electronically bonded and grounded

Product Attributes

CGA Connection

» 520

Cylinder Size

» B Steel

Gas Grade

» Industrial