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Uses & Applications for Acetylene Gas by Industry

– Welding & Metal Fabrication

Acetylene offers the hottest flame temperature of all commercially available fuel gases, making it an ideal component for oxy-fuel welding and cutting, as well as brazing applications.

  • Welding Processes
  • Cutting Processes
  • Brazing Applications
– Automotive & Transportation Equipment

Acetylene is a key component in low pressure carburizing by providing the precise carbon source automotive manufacturers need to create a strong, wear-resistance surface on steel parts.

  • Heat Treating
– Aerospace & Aircraft Manufacturing
– Glass Production
– Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Production

Sizes Available – Contents in cubic feet (cf)

Contents Part Number Physical Size – Inch CGA Valve Service
O.D. Height
10 cf-MC AC1 4.00 13.75 200 250+

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40 cf-B AC2 6.00 17.40 520 250+
125 cf AC4 8.00 22.60 300 250+
145 cf AC4F 8.00 32.40 510 250+
330 cf AC5 12.00 43.00 300 250+
330 cf AC5F 12.00 51.00 510 250+

Cylinder Brackets/Accessories – Contact us for additional information.

Shipping Information

CAS Registry Number: 74-86-2
UN number: UN 1001
ECCN number: EAR99
DOT Proper Shipping Name: Acetylene, Dissolved
DOT Classification: 2.1 (Flammable gas)
DOT Label: Flammable Gas

Acetylene Specifications

Acetylene is a highly flammable, colorless gas. Used in many metal fabrication and other applications. Acetylene is supplied in various cylinder sizes. Nationwide support available.

Industrial acetylene has a commercial grade purity of 99.6%; for purities or applications that require improved product quality please refer to AGP’s specialty gas products.

Formula: C2H2
Gas Data:
Molecular Weight: 26.04
Density: .0.0680 lb/ft3 @70f, 14.696psia
Specific Volume: 14.7 ft3/ lb @ 70f, 14.696psia

Our Company is comprised of the following principle business lines:

  • Full-service industrial & specialty gas supplier.
  • National Helium Supply: AGP serves retail and wholesale Helium customers throughout the continental US.
  • National Beverage Carbon Dioxide Supply: AGP utilizes direct and partner coverage to supply throughout the continental US
  • Regional Welding Supply Retailer and full-service Welding Equipment and Consumable Sales
  • Cryogenic Gases in Liquid Container, MicroBulk and Bulk form.
  • Bulk and cylinder propane sales.

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American Gas Products
24 Vine Street
Everett MA 02149
+1 (800) 439 - 0100
United States of America

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  • AGP's business hours are 7am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Earlier service is often available.
  • Emergency service contact available 24/7.
  • Saturday retail hours – 8-12 –excluding summer months
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