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Oxyacetylene

EYE PROTECTION: The flame radiates ultraviolet light, which can damage eyesight.

Truck and bus technician use oxyacetylene for heating and cutting probably on a daily basis; Less commonly this equipment is used for brazing and welding. Acetylene is an unstable gas produced by immersing calcium carbide in water. It is stored in a compressed state and dissolved in acetone at a pressure of approximately 250 psi (1.72MPa).

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