What do you use MAPP gas for?

Genuine MAPP gas can be used in combination with oxygen for heating, soldering, brazing and even welding because of its high flame temperature of 2925 °C (5300 °F) in oxygen.Click to see full answer. Just so, why was MAPP Gas discontinued?The original MAPP gas production came to an end in 2008 as the sole plant making it discontinued the production. It is found that the oxygen flame of MAPP gas cylinders is not entirely appropriate for welding steel, due to the high concentration of hydrogen in the flame.Secondly, can MAPP gas be used for cooking? Yep. MAPP is actually preferable in fancy restaurants for charring or caramelizing foods over propane or butane, because it won’t have any funky odors. With a flame temp as high as 5000°F whatever combustion products are produced from MAPP will be very simple basic compounds and safe, CO2, H2O etc. Then, what is the difference between Mapp gas and propane? MAPP (AKA MAP-Pro) gas burns at a higher temperature than butane and propane. Propane is the next step up and can be used for tasks like loosening rusted bolts. MAP-Pro is used for the more robust jobs like soldering copper pipes and heat treating knives.Can you use a propane torch with MAPP gas?You are supposed to use what is called a “Turbo-Torch” for MAPP gas, you cannot use a propane torch head. Propane only torch head will not work for MAPP gas. Remember that you are holding a fire in your hand. Using the right equipment is cheaper than a visit to a hospital.

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