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General Information, Facts & Tables
[Oxygen Plate Cutting]

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The table below list the recommended speeds. pressures, and nozzle sizes when cutting plate steel using oxygen - acetylene cutting equipment.
 

Standard Nozzle

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Plate
Thickness

Nozzle
size

Oxygen
kPa

Acet / LPG
kPa

Speed
mm / min

6

8

180

100

370

12

12

200

100

320

20

12

250

100

300

25

15

250

100

250

40

15

280

100

240

50

51

400

100

180

75

15

500

100

150

100

20

500

100

130

125

20

550

100

120

150

24

520

100

110

200

24

630

100

100

250

32

630

100

75

300

32

700

100

75

 

High Speed Nozzle

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Plate
Thickness

Nozzle
size

Oxygen
kPa

Acet / LPG
kPa

Speed
mm / min

6

6HS

700

100

650

12

8HS

630

100

580

20

8HS

700

100

480

25

12HS

550

100

450

40

12HS

630

100

420

50

12HS

700

100

320

75

15HS

630

100

300

100

15HS

630

100

250

125

15HS

700

100

200

150

20HS

600

100

170

200

20HS

700

100

150