Oxyacetylene Welding (OAW)

Learning objectives

  • Describe the principles behind oxyacetylene welding (OAW) operations
  • Identify and describe commonly used OAW equipment
  • Outline the procedure to light an oxyacetylene torch
  • Explain how to adjust the flame on an oxyacetylene welding torch
  • Describe the characteristics of an oxyacetylene flame
  • Discuss oxyacetylene flame control
  • Outline the procedure to shut off an oxyacetylene torch
  • Describe OAW techniques

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe oxy-acetylene welding (OAW) techniques. In addition, you will be able to discuss the design and function of components and apparatus used in the OAW process.

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