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Acetylene as fuel gas achieves superior performance. Yet handling and working with it calls for special care, guidelines and technology. For Linde, keeping your employees and your workplace safe is a top priority.
Controlled and safe handling of acetylene
As is true for all fuel gases, safe handling with acetylene is advised.
Yet, since acetylene is flammable and above all reactive, its unique characteristics can create distinct hazards. Special care is necessary from transport to storage and operation. Linde provides a number of innovative solutions created for safety, measurement and control at all stages.
Acetylene safety guidelines
Find out what good practice with acetylene looks like
For Linde safety is number one
Learn more about how Linde is taking action in promoting acetylene safety both inside and outside of company walls
It is true for all fuel gases, the uncontrolled mixing of acetylene and air or oxygen presents an explosion hazard. Acetylene with air or oxygen combines to form an explosive mixture that can be ignited by a spark or the like, and can cause a potentially large explosion. To eliminate this hazard, a number of safety precautions should be taken. Linde’s latest generation of injector burners and innovative control and safety technology are designed to prevent the formation and ignition of an acetylene/ air mixture to provide maximum safety.
Trust Linde’s expertise and safety know how & innovations
With more than 100 years of experience in gas solutions, we know that next to procedural guidelines, reliable safety systems are crucial for all manual as well as for mechanised processes. The operating, monitoring and safety elements of all Linde systems – from supply to equipment – meet the latest technology and prevailing regulations and even offer the possibility of individual adaptation. Linde technology thinking ahead of time.