Acetylene is cracked through partial combustion within a glass-forming mold. The soot that is created is deposited on the mold surface and acts as a mold release agent. Air Products' acetylene offers a better product chemistry for this application than available elsewhere in the marketplace.
Air Products gases, typically provided in gaseous and liquid form, enable customers in a wide range of industries to improve their environmental performance, product quality, and productivity.
Acetylene is the primary fuel for oxy-fuel welding and is the fuel of choice for repair work and general cutting and welding, Acetylene produces the hottest and most concentrated primary flame of all industrial fuel gases.