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  • Tank Hazard?

    Is there any hazard to using either the oxygen or acetylene tanks until they are completely empty? Or should either be replaced with still a bit of pressure in them?

    Brent

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    You can run an Oxy tank dry, but Acetylene should still have some marks left on the gauge. There is acetone in the acetylene, as a stabilizer, and it comes out last. You will notice that your flame doesn't burn as hot when you are that low on gas. I have run them dry, but only on accident. Sometimes you can smell the difference, too. But don't sniff too much of it, it will make you a weldor for life. (just kidding)

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