Man welding a pipe using an oxyacetylene torch.

Man welding a pipe using an oxyacetylene torch.

T730/0078 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 55.7MB

Downloadable file size: 4.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Welding. Man welding a pipe using an oxyacetylene torch. In his left hand he is holding a piece of wire which is being melted onto the joint to help strengthen it. He is wearing goggles and an apron to protect himself from sparks. At lower left are the two tubes which separately deliver oxygen and acetylene to the torch. The acetylene burns in this oxygen to form carbon monoxide; this reaction provides most of the heat. The carbon monoxide then reacts with atmospheric oxygen to give the blue flame. The flame from an oxyacetylene torch burns hot enough to melt most metals and it is neutral, which means it burns without leaving oxides in the cut region.

Release details: Model release available. Property release not required.

Keywords: acetylene, engineering, oxyacetylene, oxyacetylene welding, pipe welding, spark shower, technology, torch, welding

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.