Figure 4-13.-Common cutting torch tips and their uses.
becomes critical due to the long lead time between resupply.
Each manufacturer makes many different types of cutting tips. Although the orifice arrangements and the tip material are much the same among the manufacturers, the part of the tip that fits into the torch head often differs in design. Because of the way the Navy purchases its cutting and welding equipment, there is the possibility of having two or three different types of cutting torches in your kits. Make sure that the cutting tips match the cutting attachment and ensure that the cutting attachment matches the torch body. Figure 4-13 shows the different styles of tips, their orifice arrangements, and their uses. The tips and seats are designed toContinue Reading