Jewellers and bead makers require energy to fire up their torches to join, alter, and melt metal and glass. Older, more basic torches ran on kerosene but today, multi-metal jewelers expect their torches to match the versatility of their needs. LPG is the clean energy solution that provides them with the heat to craft beautiful ornaments.
It produces very powerful, carbon-free flame and can be as sharp as needle. This type of flame is required for jewelers and goldsmiths to make very fine gold or silver ornaments.
One of the most important pieces of equipment a jeweler needs is the soldering torch. Nearly every ornamental piece requires some amount of soldering - which is the process of joining two pieces of metal together using heat.
In this particular application, several variants of the LP Gas spectrum are used for different purposes in jewelry making.
BUTANE AND PROPANE TORCHES
Butane (only) torches do not get very hot and are useful when soldering very fine pieces of jewelry, such as small chains or rings. Propane torches are hotter than butane torches. Oxy propane variants are ideal for delicate work on jewelry as they produce a tiny flame. MAPP gas is a combination of LPG and methylacetylene-propadiene. It is a non-toxic, easily detectable, stable, high-energy fuel. They are used in soldering, annealing, flame cutting, and flame-hardening. It heats faster and better than propane torches but doesn't have the flame flexibility of an oxy/propane torch.
FLAME BURNERS AND BLOW TORCHES
Soldering, welding, flame cutting and brazing are processes widely used in the building, manufacturing, road construction, refrigeration, plumbing, power, leather industries and more. Especially for copper where LPG , propane, butane, is used widely, the two most common methods of joining copper tube and fittings have been soldering and brazing using varying degree of heat. LPG’s heat capacity is an ideal fuel for soldering and brazing within the air conditioning, plumbing, refrigeration and hydraulics industries.
In the jewelry making, LPG soldering torch is one of the most important pieces of equipment. Nearly every ornamental piece requires joining metal together using heat. In this particular application, several variants of the LPG spectrum are used for different purposes in jewelry making. In addition to jewelry making, LPG torches are frequently employed for soldering copper and water pipes. It can also be used for some low temperature welding applications, as well as for brazing dissimilar metals together.
BENEFITS AND FEATURES
LPG is a clean-burning fuel that doesn't cause metal to oxidise as readily as acetylene. It is also cheaper to buy and setup. Furthermore, the working also environment remains free from polluting gases and thus is conducive for workmen.
- Maximum flame temperature of propane in oxygen is about 2820oC or 5110oF
- Maximum flame temperature of propane in air is about 1995 °C or 3623 °F.
- It is more economical to buy and setup
- It is a non-toxic, easily detectable, stable, high-energy fuel
- Environmentally friendly
- On a profile-cutting machine, oxy-propane gives fast, clean cuts on thick plate
- Easily combustible.
- Portable with clean burning characteristics and a high calorific value
- Very clean, superior, Flux-free braze joints of high integrity and strength
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