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Your Quick Guide to Using Acetylene

For over a hundred years, acetylene has built its reputation for being strong, versatile and simple to use - the Swiss Army Knife of fuel gases. So, what’s so special about this superstar of a gas? Acetylene's strengths Well, first it burns hot. Very hot. Combine...

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Acetylene – 5 ways it can boost your business

Acetylene - how it can help your business You probably know acetylene is the hottest of all fuel gases. You may have experienced just how versatile it is, for welding, preheating and cutting metals. But have you realised just how much benefit it can bring to the...

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Your Quick Guide to Using Propane

It’s amazing that a gas originally burnt off as a byproduct of oil refining is now used by millions of people around the world. Propane or LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) has over 1,000 applications in industry, commerce, power generation, heating, cooking and...

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2017 in review: Our top 10 blogs

It’s been a busy year here at BOC, from taking big steps in digitisation and reimagining how we do business to being at the forefront of hydrogen fuel developments and campaigning to help keep our staff safe as they travel home from work. Here are some of 2017’s...

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Acetylene: the Swiss Army Knife of fuel gases

Acetylene is one of the most versatile gases for welding and related processes. We look at what it can do… Few people realise just how versatile acetylene is as a fuel for welding, preheating and cutting metals. What is acetylene? Many people will know of, and use,...

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7 ways to promote your welding company on social media

‘Using social media? There aren’t enough hours in the day!’ Is that what you’re thinking? Well, yes, social media does require effort but, used effectively, it is time well spent as others have found. Back in 2015, a LinkedIn survey of over 450 SMEs found 93% used...

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Welding skills shortages – light on the horizon

Good news from Hartwell Manufacturing in West Yorkshire. Concerned by the shortage of new welding talent, the company set up its own training centre at their Wakefield factory last year. Now, six months later, 10 of the students have been offered apprenticeships by...

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