Backfires, flashbacks, and flashback arrestors

Gailey, David W.
January 2004
Gases & Welding Distributor;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p34
Trade Publication
Advises oxygen-fuel cutting and heating equipment users on how to reduce risk of accidents and/or injury. Use of flashback arrestors to stop or impede the progress of a flame front upstream of the insertion point; Importance of understanding the three types of oxygen-fuel cutting and heating torches; Ways of avoiding the hazards associated with sustained backfires.


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