Oxy-Acetylene Gas Cutter

Oxy-Acetylene Gas Cutter
This course introduces students to the oxy fuel cutting process. It allows the delegates to develop a range of techniques to produce a good quality cut on a variety of thickness of materials, to understand the correct processes and safe working carry outs in handling the cylinders and equipment.

General Information
Course Industry:
Oxy-Acetylene Gas Cutter
Course duration:
240 credit hours (45 days)
Mr. Asad Ali, Mr. Asif Jah, Mr. Rajab Ali
Middle or Matriculate
Course availability:
Available at Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi campuses
Course Fee:
15,000 PKR ($300)

Desire Learning Objective

After attending this course, you will be able to:

·         Understand health and safety requirements of the process

·         Understand the principles of oxy-fuel gas cutting process

·         Understand the advantages and limitations of the process

·         Set the equipment up correctly in relation to cutting a range of different metal                      thicknesses.

·         Apply specific cutting parameters and techniques effectively and correctly to                       different applications

·         Demonstrate competence in setting-up, safe use and practical application.


Instructional Techniques                                 

We impart knowledge and Practical Training in following manner:

Ethics, discipline and Motivation:                    half an hour daily                (10%) 

Theoretical knowledge:                                      One (01) hour daily                (25%)

Hands on Training:                                                    Six (06) hour daily                (65%)



Health & safety

·         General shop safety

·         Permit to work

·         Personal Protective Equipments

·         Oxy-fuel Gas cutting safety

·         Special Oxy-fuel Gas cutting process safety

·         Ventilation requirements

·         Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

·         Fire watcher and Fire Extinguishers


Chemistry of Oxy Acetylene Process

·         Oxy Fuel welding Gases

·         Characteristics of Acetylene

·         Advantages of Oxyacetylene Process

·         Limitations of Acetylene


 Oxy-Acetylene Apparatus

·         Oxygen gas cylinder (green)

·         Acetylene gas cylinder (maroon/red)

·         Oxygen pressure regulator

·         Acetylene pressure regulator

·         Oxygen gas hose (Blue)

·         Acetylene gas hose(Red)

·         Cutting torch or blow pipe with a set of nozzles and gas lighter

·         Trolleys for the transportation of oxygen and acetylene cylinders

·         Set of keys and spanners

·         Filler rods and fluxes

·         Protective clothing for the welder (e.g., asbestos apron, gloves, goggles, etc.)


Handling of Cylinders and Accessories

·         Oxygen Cylinder Valves

·         Acetylene Cylinder Values

·         Pressure Relationship

·         Safety Devices on Cylinder

·         Safe distance between Oxygen & Acetylene Gas Cylinders

·         Mount with Chain or Strap

·         Cylinder Cart Handling

·         Safety on Elevator

·         Gas Hoses & Clamps

·         Flashback Arrestor


Proper Oxy Fuel Cutting Procedure

.          Gas settngs

.          Speed of travel

.          Flame Angle for cutting

.          Flame Adjustment

.          Tip Size

.          Torch angle


Oxy Fuel Cutting

·         Operation of Cutting Equipment

·         Cutting Mild-Carbon Steel

·         Cutting Thick Steel

·         Cutting Thin Steel

·         Torch position for cutting

·         Gauge Settings For Cutting

·         Safety Precautions in Cutting Operations