OXY PROPANE OR OXY ACETYLENE TYPE 5 SHANK
A type 5 shank is designed to be highly adaptable with a large range of accessories to fit the handle. Use a type 5 handle, the user can easily change from welding, to cutting or heating with the appropriate attachments.
- Welds mild steel up to 25mm (1 Inch)
- Cut to 150mm (6″) with acetylene and 76mm (3″) with propane
- Conforms to ISO 5172
The handle incorporates 2 valves for manual control of oxygen/fuel mix at the torch for optimal flame adjustment. Connections on the bottom of the cutting torch are 3/8 BSP male thread to accept a right hand threaded nut for Oxygen and left hand thread for fuel.
- Hoses being used with the torch should be the correct type for the gas and fitted with check valves (non-return). They are colour coded according to the gas they are designed for – red for acetylene, orange for propane and blue for oxygen.
- Flashback arrestors should be installed on the regulator side of the hose.