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Dual stage regulator


#1

Could anyone help me with my problem with dual stage regulators for
oxygen/ propane torches? I was told by my jewelry repair instructor
(who will remain nameless) that if I purchased dual stage regulators
that this would enable me to use two torches connected to the same
fuel source and still maintain consistent fuel flow. I am
experiencing much irregularity in fuel flow to the point that I can
hardly keep a torch running properly at all. In fact, even when I’m
only burning one torch at a time there is an inconsistency in fuel
flow. Would appreciate any advice on this situation.


#2
    Could anyone help me with my problem with dual stage regulators
for oxygen/ propane torches?   I was told by my jewelry repair
instructor (who will remain nameless) that if I purchased dual stage
regulators that this would enable me to use two torches connected to
the same fuel source and still maintain consistent fuel flow.  I am
experiencing much irregularity in fuel flow to the point that I can
hardly keep a torch running properly at all.  In fact, even when
I'm only burning one torch at a time there is an inconsistency in
fuel flow.  Would appreciate any advice on this situation. 

How are you using it? Two stage regulators are usually more reliable,
accurate and expensive than single stage regulators. The TWO stages
does not mean that TWO torches can be used at the same time. It simply
means that the pressure is reduced from tank pressure to torch
pressure in TWO steps. Having said that, I see no reason why two
similar torches using the SAME input pressures should not function
well together using a two stage regulator. Drop by your local welding
shop and ask them to explain the proper way to use your specific
regulator. Bring it along with you because each brand has its own
idiosyncrasies…Bob Williams