acetylene


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a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis

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The fuel is produced in the USA, from a renewable energy source, as opposed to acetylene which is made from calcium carbide which is mostly imported from China and other countries.
A spokeswoman for Cleveland Fire Brigade said one acetylene gas cylinder was alight on arrival.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Acetylene Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Acetylene industry with a focus on the Chinese situation.
However due to acetylene gas being highly flammable crews were monitoring the potential for it to re-ignite over several hours and were only satis-fied it had been fully damped down by 8.
Pressurized bottles containing acetylene are dangerous and inconvenient.
The acetylene plant is one of the key production facilities at the Ludwigshafen site.
She added: "The fire broke out within an outbuilding, which contained an acetylene cylinder.
The fire quickly spread to the main building which is used for engineering and workers were evacuated and taken to the nearby North Bridge Leisure Centre because of the presence of acetylene gas cylinders.
Following inspection, it was discovered that the fire had started near an acetylene cylinder, which was sealed off for cooling.
For evaluation of nitrogen biological fixation, we used the acetylene reducyion activity method.
com)-- Due to the catastrophe explosion on March 22, 2011 at Carbide Industries, LLC in Louisville, Kentucky, there will be a shortage of acetylene fuel for an unspecified amount of time, most likely at least one year.
Ishida and coworkers reported that the thermal stability of polybenzoxazines was significantly improved by incorporating acetylene group, and the glass transition temperatures of acetylene-terminated polybenzoxazines were significantly higher than the analogous, polybenzoxazines (19-21).
Studies of chemistry on Saturn's moon Titan raise the possibility that methane-based bacteria might be munching acetylene and hydrogen on its surface.
Arterial blood gas (ABG), carbon-monoxide level (smokers) and acetylene tests may be indicated in some cases.
cutting edge gas, which is used for cutting, heating, brazing and gouging applications, is about 30 per cent cheaper, lasts longer, reduces handling costs and is environmentally-friendly and safer than acetylene.