# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 774755853

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Use an oxy acetylene torch.

Definition

According to manufacturer’s specifications and instructor’s guidelines, process should include
  • torch safety (emergency shutdown)
  • setting of gauges
  • lighting and adjusting flame
  • proper use of torch head
  • proper use of cutting attachments
  • proper shut down to eliminate backfire.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is an oxy acetylene torch?
  • Why do we need eye protection?
  • What other safety factors are involved?