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TotalEnergies is committed to offer more affordable, efficient and cleaner products to customers by innovating and improving constantly. TotalEnergies has launched Total LPG Cutting Gas, an innovative new product for metal cutting and temperature intensive applications.

Acetylene is the most commonly used fuel gas in metal cutting applications, however, due to its high flammability range and difficulty in handling, alternatives are being pursued by the customers.

A high-performance and cost-effective solution for Metal Cutting by TotalEnergies

Designed for efficient Oxy-Fuel Cutting, Total LPG Cutting Gas provides safer operability, high-cost savings, and excellent performance over acetylene and regular LPG. Its superior surface finish with high cutting speed makes it an excellent choice for fabricators, scrappers, and other metal-working industries.

Potential Applications of Total LPG Cutting Gas

Total LPG Cutting Gas is an additized LPG curated for metal cutting and other temperature intensive applications.

  • Metal Cutting
  • Heating
  • Straightening
  • Hardening
  • Soldering
  • Welding
  • Brazing
  • Coating
  • Stress Relief
  • Other industrial Heating Application

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Why use Total LPG Cutting Gas?

  • Superior surface finish
  • High flame temperature
  • High heat input
  • Excellent cutting finish
  • Safer than Oxy-Acetylene
  • Non-toxic and safe to handle
  • Industrially acceptable

Comparison of fuels

Properties LPG Acetylene Total LPG Cutting Gas
Shock Sensitivity Stable Un-Stable Stable
Explosive Limits in Air (%) 1.9-9.1 2.5-80 1.9-9.1
Max Allowable Pressure 25 PSIG 15 PSIG 25 PSIG
Backfire Tendency Low High Low
Toxicity Low Low Low

 

Heating Values of Fuel Gases

Parameter LPG Acetylene Total LPG Cutting Gas
Neutral Flame Temp. ⁰C 2593 3149 2982
Volumetric Heat Release (Btu/ft3) 2498 1470 2612

 

What makes Total LPG Cutting Gas the customer’s choice?

  • Higher cutting speed - increased productivity
  • Improved Fuel Savings
  • Faster Cutting Speed
  • Lower oxygen consumption
     

Handling & Protection

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is mandatory in a metal cutting workshop as occupational safety is of utmost importance for this sector. Hazards exist in every workplace in many ways, and the best way to avoid them is by following recommendation of safety.

Employers must provide PPE to their employees and ensure its use.

PPE items such as gloves, footwear, protective goggles/face shield, hearing devices (earplugs or muffs), hard hats, and full bodysuits.