Total is committed to offer more affordable, efficient and cleaner products to customers by innovating and improving constantly. Total has launched Total LPG Cutting Gas, an innovative new product for metal cutting and temperature intensive applications.
Acetylene is the most commonly used fuel gas in metal cutting applications, however, due to its high flammability range and difficulty in handling, alternatives are being pursued by the customers.
A high-performance and cost-effective solution for Metal Cutting by TOTAL
Designed for efficient Oxy-Fuel Cutting, Total LPG Cutting Gas provides safer operability, high-cost savings, and excellent performance over acetylene and regular LPG. Its superior surface finish with high cutting speed makes it an excellent choice for fabricators, scrappers, and other metal-working industries.
Potential Applications of Total LPG Cutting Gas
Total LPG Cutting Gas is an additized LPG curated for metal cutting and other temperature intensive applications.
- Metal Cutting
- Stress Relief
- Other industrial Heating Application
Package Size Available
Why use Total LPG Cutting Gas?
- Superior surface finish
- High flame temperature
- High heat input
- Excellent cutting finish
- Safer than Oxy-Acetylene
- Non-toxic and safe to handle
- Industrially acceptable
Comparison of fuels
|Properties||LPG||Acetylene||Total LPG Cutting Gas|
|Explosive Limits in Air (%)||1.9-9.1||2.5-80||1.9-9.1|
|Max Allowable Pressure||25 PSIG||15 PSIG||25 PSIG|
Heating Values of Fuel Gases
|Parameter||LPG||Acetylene||Total LPG Cutting Gas|
|Neutral Flame Temp. ⁰C||2593||3149||2982|
|Volumetric Heat Release (Btu/ft3)||2498||1470||2612|
What makes Total LPG Cutting Gas the customer’s choice?
- Higher cutting speed - increased productivity
- Improved Fuel Savings
- Faster Cutting Speed
- Lower oxygen consumption
Handling & Protection
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is mandatory in a metal cutting workshop as occupational safety is of utmost importance for this sector. Hazards exist in every workplace in many ways, and the best way to avoid them is by following recommendation of safety.
Employers must provide PPE to their employees and ensure its use.
PPE items such as gloves, footwear, protective goggles/face shield, hearing devices (earplugs or muffs), hard hats, and full bodysuits.