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Forum: Boro Room 2013-12-28, 10:31am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,924
Posted By cheng076
How about showing how it's done...???

How about showing how it's done...???
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-28, 10:28am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,028
Posted By cheng076
Lisi, I too have used my Airsep 5 lpm...

Lisi,

I too have used my Airsep 5 lpm concentrators for over 10 years. The underlying method of getting oxygen out of the air that is sent through the machine is called a Pressure Swing Absorbtion...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-22, 10:31am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,028
Posted By cheng076
Generators and Concentrators are exactly the...

Generators and Concentrators are exactly the same. Differenciated arbitrarily by size. Look up oxy generators for explanation of the absorbtion cycle.

PJ
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-12-10, 11:22am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By cheng076
I run the center flame (Lynx) of my Kabuki on 2...

I run the center flame (Lynx) of my Kabuki on 2 Aireseps (5lpm each) and the other rings on tanks. Works well.

PJH
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-12-08, 11:05am
Replies: 29
Views: 6,881
Posted By cheng076
The reason to not smoke around oxy tanks is that...

The reason to not smoke around oxy tanks is that the enriched oxy atmosphere can cause the cigarette to combust rapidly when the person takes a draw and cause serious burns to throat and or lungs.
...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-12-07, 11:00am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,468
Posted By cheng076
Someone suggested starting with a Cricket and one...

Someone suggested starting with a Cricket and one repurposed medical concentrator. If possible I woud go with a Lynx and 2 repurposed medical units. I say this because the Lynx is the centerfire of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-03, 12:14pm
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By cheng076
coollit, The only difference between them is...

coollit,

The only difference between them is size. It seems that if the unit is movable it is called a concentrator and if permanently/semi-permanently installed it is called a generator. More...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-12-03, 11:55am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,468
Posted By cheng076
jcrawford, A little info on oxygen for...

jcrawford,

A little info on oxygen for torching.
Tanked oxy is aprox. 96% - 98% plus pure; only liquid is purer but still not 100% Tanks come in many sizes from a few cubic feet to hundreds of...
Forum: Safety 2013-12-02, 2:51pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By cheng076
If all other aspects of a "good" hose are there...

If all other aspects of a "good" hose are there then I would patch it with a male-male hose connector. Just cut the ends square and put on the two hose clamps, press the connector into both hoses and...
Forum: Safety 2013-11-29, 9:16pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,681
Posted By cheng076
Nobody mentioned checking the tank/regulator...

Nobody mentioned checking the tank/regulator connection and the regulator. Could be dirt or grit under the tank connection or a broken cracked diaphram in the regulator or the black knob is not tight...
Forum: Studio 2013-11-27, 11:06am
Replies: 69
Views: 8,131
Posted By cheng076
I use a stainless steel pot that I got at...

I use a stainless steel pot that I got at GoodWill and cut the handle off. No rust, holds 2 to 4 cups and wont break when I crack the glass on the edge.

PJ
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-26, 12:51pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By cheng076
Years ago there were tie chains. A small chain...

Years ago there were tie chains. A small chain tha went around the tie and attached to a shirt button hole. They often had some decoration or emblem on the chain. A bead could be put on in a similar...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-18, 9:24am
Replies: 19
Views: 6,463
Posted By cheng076
No No No! Willy is Wally's brother

No No No!
Willy is Wally's brother
Forum: Studio 2013-09-14, 10:52pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,475
Posted By cheng076
I see a couple things that may be effecting your...

I see a couple things that may be effecting your system.

The idea of ventilation is not just to collect the flame gasses and exhaust them out of your immediate area but it is to draw an amount of...
Forum: Safety 2013-09-02, 11:28am
Replies: 28
Views: 8,144
Posted By cheng076
You say the ducting for the makeup air is 12"...

You say the ducting for the makeup air is 12" diameter beyond the black 'thing' in the window opening? Is it possible to extend the 12" ducting alongside the supply duct, drop it down below the level...
Forum: Safety 2013-09-02, 11:15am
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By cheng076
Basically you can move any amount of gas thru any...

Basically you can move any amount of gas thru any size duct up to a point of course. BUT as the duct gets smaller the gas must move faster and will require more force or pressure to move it. It will...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-08-31, 10:39pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,888
Posted By cheng076
Solenoids can also be gotten that are 3 port. One...

Solenoids can also be gotten that are 3 port. One or the other is open, the other closed, and energizing the coil reverses that arrangment.
Forum: Safety 2013-08-14, 8:59am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,909
Posted By cheng076
Felicia, The danger of using any fitting or...

Felicia,

The danger of using any fitting or part for oxygen service is the small amount of residue of oil left from manufactureing as it may react with the pure oxy and ignite. In all but very...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-04, 1:52pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By cheng076
I usually take a scrap piece of known boro left...

I usually take a scrap piece of known boro left over from a marble and melt in little dots of the suspect rods keeping the order clear and writing it down. When the scrap slug cools the soft glass...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-30, 6:51pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,949
Posted By cheng076
Last year Stacy gave me a perfectly round ring,...

Last year Stacy gave me a perfectly round ring, donut, whatever that the ring part is about 6mm thick. It is made from Rubino Oro (sp) and had gold leaf sparcely around the ring. I put it on that...
Forum: Free Boro Tutorials 2013-07-26, 1:26pm
Replies: 14
Views: 8,630
Posted By cheng076
Back some years ago when the glass scene around...

Back some years ago when the glass scene around Seattle was more active and Momka used to have open house days at her factory there were many good marble makers in addition to John Kabuki that showed...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-07-26, 1:14pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,463
Posted By cheng076
Hello back at'cha Kimberly. Would love the...

Hello back at'cha Kimberly.

Would love the new Quadzilla but it's way more fire than I'll ever use. Even the Kabuki seldom gets the outer ring light off.
Sure is purdy though.

PJ
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-19, 9:32am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,704
Posted By cheng076
I didn't read all the posts so if this has been...

I didn't read all the posts so if this has been mentioned please forgive me.

The only differeence between an oxycon and an oxy generator is size. They both operate on the pressure absorbtion...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-07-19, 9:21am
Replies: 19
Views: 6,463
Posted By cheng076
Boy am I glad you said that!! I was sitting...

Boy am I glad you said that!!
I was sitting here trying to sort together that explanation. Excellent.

I believe I saw a magazine article in The Flow about adding air to a torch about 2 years ago....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-05, 10:58pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By cheng076
Some time ago someone posted about a certian...

Some time ago someone posted about a certian color of pencil they use to mark rods that burns off completely with no residue. It's midnight and I'm not going to venture over to the studio to find out...
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