Calcium carbide

Lighting for acetylene lamp

  • Calcium carbide is used for lamps of acetylenes for speleologists


Existe en 600g

Instructions for use

  • For acetylene lamps, fill one reservoir with water and the other reservoir with carbide of calcium.
  • Open the tap slightly.
  • In contact with the carbide of calcium, there will be a chemical reaction releasing some acetylene.
  • The gas will be released externally through a special nozzle, ending by a burner.
  • The burner will disperse the lit acetylene, so that there is a thin wide flame, providing lots of light.

Precautions for use

Follow exactly directions, secure lid firmly straight after each use and keep away from the reach of children.

ATTENTION: prevent any direct contact with water other than for normal use.

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