Course No. 11 4 hours
Welding –Oxyacetylene Cutting & Tacking
Types of oxyacetylene flames; equipment, including welding torch, tips, hoses and pressure regulators; gas cylinders; cylinder and working pressures; and operating procedures such as opening cylinders, adjusting working pressures, lighting a torch, adjusting the flame, and shutting off the torch. A practical performance test to measure the ability of the trainee and a checklist for the examiner are included.
Caution:(Oxyacetylene equipment and supplies are hazardous. Serious injury, fire and explosion can result from unsafe conditions or improper use. This is a course for self-instruction; however, a trainee must not handle any oxyacetylene equipment without specific direction and control by a supervisor.)
Prequisites: Familiarity with the terms pressure, temperature, psi, and °F.