Hydrogen torch - anyone made or used one? Answered
I am working on my own "hydrogen batteries" to create a lot of hydrogen when I need it as a replacement for those propane/butane canisters when camping or fishing.
Got some simple prototypes working for the gas creation but do struggle a bit with converting some orifices (is that eve a word?) and a torch to work with hydrogen.
Not to mention the pressure regulation LOL
Biggest problem so far seems to be the flame temperature.
The gas is produce at up to 50°C and my current burners all start to glow red hot after just a short amount of time.
Where they struggle to braze copper with propane the hydrogen is almost overkill ROFL
Must be really close to these yellow acetylen bottles the plumber use.
So big questions:
Do I really need a different orifice hole and if so bigger or smaller than used for propane/butane?
Do I really need a acetylene rated torch or can I just ignore the orange red color of mine when using hydrogen?
I don't think it will melt but after a while the heat travels down into the handpiece too...