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Acetylene

Acetylene is a gas produced by treating calcium carbide with water, producing acetylene, calcium hydroxide. Acetylene is used in autogenous welding and in cutting steel pieces with an oxy-acetylene gun. Given that the temperature of the heat of such guns can reach 3.500 ºC. This tool has come to be considered essential in mechanical jobs, and is used in bridge building and construction of steel structures for buildings.