• Short Summary

    A look at a gas gun which is used in industry to cut through sheets of steel.

  • Description

    Cricklewood, London.

    M/S of a man in a factory, which is British Oxygen's Technical Division, moving a big piece of machinery, M/S as he moves a lever and puts his goggles over his eyes, he looks down. The machine is a gas gun which can be used to cut through sheets of steel, and works by using a mixture of oxygen and propane. M/S as the camera moves down to a man wearing a welding mask, he lights the gas gun with a flame at the end of a long stick and stands back. C/U of the white hot flame coming out of the bottom of the machine.

    C/U of the man wearing the goggles, M/S of the gas gun cutting through the steel. C/U of the man in the welding mask, he signals upwards. C/U of the gas gun with sparks flying off it as it cuts through the steel. M/S of the man in goggles working the gun. M/S of a split down the steel. M/S of the man in the mask giving more instructions. M/S of the gun and steel from a high angle. M/S as the gun stops and moves away, the man walks over, his mask is up. M/S from a high angle as he uses a gauge to measure the depth of the cut. He then uses a ruler to measure the distance between the two ends.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:28:00 / 01:53:33:00
    CP 379

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