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EZ Torch, Orca cleaning

Hey there!I'm a pretty new silver smith! I have just started up a little work bench of my own and I bought the EZ torch. It has been working really well the last few months, but this week the flame has started to surge and sputter. Tonight I was just about to anneal a piece of silver and I went to light the torch, It made a fire ball and the flames fell back running down the handle, I turned off both knobs but the flame didn't go out until I blew it out! so after I was sure the flame was out I…See More
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Susan Lee Stephen replied to Lissa Fonseca's discussion Torch question about safety.
"Hmmm, I've casually wondered this too.  I was a welder and have migrated into jewellery.  Besides the startling "pop" sound, I was told as a welder that by turning off your acetylene first then the oxygen, that the flow of…"
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Sonja Reschke replied to Lissa Fonseca's discussion Torch question about safety.
"Hi Lissa, well...now you have me really piqued on this issue because inconsistency is a contributing root cause to accidents.  Industrial welding and jewelry soldering is pretty much the same, just the scale is different.  Bigger tanks,…"
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Sonja Reschke replied to Lissa Fonseca's discussion Torch question about safety.
"In welding operations you would be using the much larger K cylinders and the concern there is that unburned fuel could be released and ignite unexpectedly so therefore the fuel is shut off first and then the oxygen.  Also remember your work…"
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