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Re: flow meter settings 316 ss


Posted by Gordon England on May 04, 2004 at 16:51:27:

In Reply to: Re: flow meter settings posted by manik on May 03, 2004 at 14:36:29:

: Thank you GORDON for replying ..

: I have one more query ..Can I coat 316 SS with the above mentioned 10E gun. If yes ..can I operate under the same pressures ..

: Thanks in Advance

Hi Manik

Yes

Assuming your 10E gun is set-up for use with 1/8 wire and GF and AF flowmeters:

Lighting pressures:
oxygen 35 psi
Acetylene 15 psi
Air 70 psi

Flowmeter readings for 316 ss:
Reduce pressures shown above to obtain
oxygen 44
acetylene 40
air 50

If wire tip appears ragged in flame, reduce oxygen flow (pressure) a little until tip appears even.

Regards Gordon


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