Acetylene is one of the most dangerous flammable gases. Because of its molecular triple carbon bond it inherently has a great deal of stored energy able to be released either in a controlled process, such as welding and cutting, or in an uncontrolled fashion during decomposition.
In an exclusive interview with gas world, MagneGas CEO Ermanno Santilli explains why the company’s biggest sale to date is a breakthrough for its fast-rising MagneGas2® fuel.
The Linde Group’s African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has warned of gaseous hazards in confined spaces, offering detailed risk assessments and assessment reports to combat potentially dangerous, atmospheric situations.
MagneGas Corporation has entered into its largest equipment sale to date with a Letter of Intent (LOI) to manufacture and deliver equipment and supplies to an as-yet-unnamed company based in Germany.
We live in a technological age, with advances and innovations happening on a seemingly daily basis. It’s hard to believe that certain industries rely on tools that have changed very little in over a century. One such industry is metal cutting, where legacy fuels such as acetylene are slow to ...
The new Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER 2014) and the Acetylene Safety (England and Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2014 (ASR 2014) came into force in November 2014.
In the welding sector, much like last month’s focus on cylinder filling equipment, the quest for automation plays a vital role for many in the industry – driving a boost in profitability, an increase in order processing speed, and benefitting from safety enhancements. Stuart Radnedge explores.
Spectron GmbH has proudly announced the completion of its patented Spectron ‘Acetylene Safety Guard’ (ASG) device. “This innovative product is a natural progression for our Spectrotec range,” affirmed Spectron GmbH General Manager Johan van der Klift.
Three years ago, Iwatani came out with its trump card the ‘Hydrocut, a cutting gas based primarily on hydrogen. The company already has two factories working on this product and now, according to The Gas Review (TGR), another two companies have entered this space.