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The sizes of objects that can be welded with Oxyacetylene?

  1. Oct 22, 2015 #1
    Hello fellow members. How are you all doing? I hope your doing great.

    I'm currently searching types of welding types and came across a question I need for my assignments.The sizes of objects that can be welded with Oxyacetylene?

    Thank you in advance
    Fawzi
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 22, 2015 #2
    Well, it depends. If you are welding plate mild steel with a butt joint the practical limit is about 3/16" thick. If you bevel the edges of the joint the limit is your patience. A larger torch and fill rod will make the work go faster but there is not a limit "as a rule". I hope this helps.
     
  4. Oct 24, 2015 #3
    Thank you!
     
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