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Re: flow meter settings


Posted by Gordon England on April 17, 2004 at 14:04:43:

In Reply to: flow meter settings posted by manik on April 07, 2004 at 14:31:50:

: Hello,
: We have a 10E METCO flame spray gun. We would like to coat aluminium on mild steel ....
: Is it feasible to have this pair ...

: One more thing is that at what pressures should I operate the flow meters of oxygen & acetylene

: Thanks in advance ......

Hi Manik

Yes

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

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

Flowmeter readings:
Reduce pressures shown above to obtain
oxygen 43
acetylene 40
air 52

Regards Gordon


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