2-21. CUTTING TORCH OPERATION.
Cutting Torch Assembly.
Unsafe welding practices can cause serious injury from fire, explosions, or harmful agents. Allow
only authorized personnel to weld or cut metals, and follow safety precautions in TC237.
Protective clothing and goggles must be worn; adequate protective used, a suitable fire extinguisher
kept nearby, and requirements of TC 9237 strictly followed.
Welding procedures must be performed beyond the enclosure of shelter, welding fumes can be
harmful to personnel. Failure to comply may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
The following steps are basic setup procedures for the cutting torch. For additional
information, refer to vendor data supplied with FRS. For complete welding practices
reference TC 9237.
Unwind oxygen hose (1) and propylene hose (2) from hose reel (3).