Re: MAP vs. Propane
Posted by aka on June 01, 2003 at 15:28:25:
In response to Re: MAP vs. Propane
i do luv to find folk that start out with "I have better things to do than to respond" in there Response. isn't that like an Atheist 'swearing to god" that God does NOT exist. ? how arrogant. people have so little time are life that they have to attempt to belittle others.
the entillengent person knows there is no such thing as a stupid question by its vary nature you are seaking help/answers. that is what this page is for isn/t it ?

: I have better things to do than to respond to questions that I do not know the answer to. However, if you really needed to know the mixture, you could look on the container. It is Methylacetylene Propadiene, (stabilized) a mixture of propane and acetylene. As far as how much hotter, that depends on your torch head. A swirl burner may get up to 50% hotter. A pencil flame will be much less, but still hotter than propane.

: : : MAPP gas is a blend and burns much hotter than propane. But if your torch does not have a tip that can use MAPP, (some require an orifice or burner replacement), it will burn up due to overheating.

: : : : What is MAP gas and what is the difference between it and propane? Home Depot "expert" told me MAP burns hotter than propane. If so...hoe much hotter? Is it worth the extra two bucks per cylinder?

: : What does the abbreviation MAP mean? A blend of what? How much hotter? If you don't know then don't reply.

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