A mixture of oxygen and ethyne is burnt for welding. Can you tell why a mixture of ethyne and air is not used?

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

A mixture of ethyne and air is not used for welding because the burning of ethyne in air produces a sooty flame (due to incomplete combustion) which is not hot enough to melt metals for welding.
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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 12:47:16

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