View Full Version : Cylinder acetylene level
04-05-2009, 08:55 PM
It is appears my acetylene is on the low side. I know you cannot use it all up. When should I stop and exchange cylinders? What would be the gauge reading?
04-05-2009, 08:58 PM
if my memory serves me, even when the gage sez zero, there is still a bit left.
if i have a job to do, i will get mine filled when it gets close to zero, why wait and run out in the middle of something ?
04-06-2009, 05:42 AM
I think around 100psi is where you should change it.
04-06-2009, 06:34 AM
I would change it at double your regulated pressure setting, ie if you are flowing 8 psi change it out at 16. For industrial purposes I would change at 50.
04-06-2009, 06:39 AM
A full cylinder is measured at 70'F depending on the temp when you last used it/or attempted to use it. It may have more in it then it reads.
04-06-2009, 08:32 AM
Change out when you get close to 50 PSI..
04-06-2009, 01:24 PM
50 PSI sounds like a good number. Thanks to all.