Welding Equipment & Welding Supplies since 1993
Call Us On
0845 899 4400
01908 699802
0845 899 4400 | 01908 699802
Tel 01908 699802
(9am-5pm Mon-Fri)
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

    « Back to blog homepage


Category: Gas Equipment

No Rent Gas Cylinders

Wednesday, 27th February 2019

No Rent Gas Cylinders have become very popular in recent Years. For those who cannot justify the cost of Renting a cylinder, but find disposable cylinders expensive, no rent gas cylinders are perfect. Rented Gas Cylinders Renting the Gas Cylinder has always been the traditional way of accessing Industrial type Refillable cylinders. Gas fills are […]

Model O Torch

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018

Model O – a little bit of History We’ve been selling the original Model O Torch for some Years now.  It’s always been a popular torch, especially among Roofers, who use it for Lead Welding and LOVE the feel of the torch and the precise flame adjustment that can be achieved. Now, after over 30 […]

Propane

Friday, 6th April 2018

Is Propane any good? YES! It’s a great gas! It’s versatile Can be used with or without Oxygen (with correct Torch) It’s cheap, compared to Acetylene It’s readily available It’s available without Cylinder Rental The only real downside to Propane is that you can’t weld with it. Pretty much everything else can be done. With […]

Setting up Oxy Acetylene Kit

Friday, 2nd March 2018

Setting up Oxy Acetylene Kit is not rocket science, but it is important to do it correctly. Setting up Oxy Acetylene Kit – the basics Oxy Acetylene fittings consist of a concave Female sealing face on one component and a Male ball shaped sealing face on the other.  A Nut clamps these faces together to […]

Oxy Acetylene Kits

Thursday, 15th February 2018

Oxy Acetylene Kits are one of the oldest types of equipment for welding, but they can do so much more! But before we talk about that! What’s important   Safety – Oxygen and Acetylene Kits can be dangerous as both gases dangerous.  So it’s critically important that good quality equipment is used, kept in good […]

Setting up a Gas Regulator

Saturday, 28th October 2017

How you use your Gas Regulator will have a direct impact on long term life and accuracy. Incorrect use of a Gas Regulator and incorrect storage are the two most common reasons for Gas Regulator failure, or the delivery gauge becoming inaccurate. Putting Gas Equipment together When putting Gas Equipment together, including fitting the Gas […]

Choosing Welding Gas Regulators

Monday, 23rd October 2017

All compressed gases are dangerous, some more than others, so the correctly choosing Welding Gas Regulators is essential. Gas Regulator Construction Gas Regulators vary in construction, depending on the gas they’re intended for.  Probably the most obvious difference is the screw threads.   Regulators for combustible gases (Acetylene, Propane, Propylene etc), usually have Left Hand Threads. […]

Can I use Propane or Propylene instead of Acetylene

Thursday, 12th January 2017

I take a lot of calls regarding using Oxygen + Propane or Oxygen + Propylene instead of Acetylene + Oxygen. Well the short answer to the Title question is, “Yes” and “No”. Sorry its ambiguous, but it all depends what you want to do!  Let me explain! Fuel Gas Options Oxygen + Fuel Gas kits used […]