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Propane

 

 

Propane

Propane (C3H8) is a colorless, flammable, liquefied gas with a distinct odor. The flame temperature of the oxy-propane flame is lower when compared with the acetylene and FG-2™. The primary flame releases less BTU when compared with FG-2™ or acetylene, which increases preheat time. Propane is commonly used by scrap yards for cutting of carbon steel where the cut quality is less critical. Where cut quality is not a concern, propane may be a cost-effective fuel gas. Grade T supply hose is necessary when cutting with propane.

Chemical Formula C3H8
Minimum Purity 80% - 99.0%
Cylinder CGA Outlet 510
MSDS P-4646
CAS Number 74-98-6
UN Number 1978
US DOT Name Propane
US DOT Label Flammable Gas
US DOT Class 2.1 Flammable Gas

 

Cylinder Style Cylinder Capacity (lb)* Pressure at 70 °F (21 °C) (psig/kPa) Part Number
FX 100 110/757 PR 100
FC 50 110/757 PR 50
F33 33 110/757 PR 33

*1 lb = 8.76 cubic feet