Welding Kit addesses alternative fuel operation.

Press Release Summary:

Designed for extra heavy-duty use, Victor® Journeyman AF (Alternate Fuel) outfit can be used with propane, propylene, or MAPP (methylacetylene-propadiene). It comes with oxygen and fuel gas regulators, both with steel gauge guards. Other components include replaceable, built in reverse flow check valves and flashback arrestors; cutting attachment; and equal pressure multi-fuel mixer. Also provided, 8T55 rose bud assembly will effectively operate with any alternative fuel gas.

Original Press Release:

Victor Equipment Company Introduces its New Journeyman Alternative Fuel Outfit

St. Louis, MO (January 17, 2006) - In response to recent interest in alternative fuel gases, Victor Equipment Company, the world leader in gas apparatus and pressure control products has introduced its newest Professional outfit, the Journeyman AF (Alternate Fuel).

The Victor Professional series are the very best products on the market today in terms of features, performance, functionality and durability. They are designed for the most demanding industrial users who expect performance, quality and safety in the products they use to complete their job. The Victor Journeyman is designed for extra heavy duty use.

The Journeyman AF can be used with Propane, Propylene or MAPP (methylacetylene-propadiene). The outfit comes with the following:


· SR450D-540 Oxygen Regulator with steel gauge guards

· SR461B0-510 Fuel Gas Regulator with steel gauge guards


· H315FC

Replaceable built in reverse flow check valves

Replaceable built in flashback arrestors

Cutting Attachment

· CA2460

Multi fuel mixer, equal pressure


· 1-GPN, General preheat propane two piece cutting tip

· 1-303MP General preheat propylene or MAPP one piece cutting tip

Customer chooses the applicable tip to use

· 8T55 rose bud assemble will effectively operate with any of the alternative fuel gases

· ¼"X25' twin grade "T' hose

· Soft sided cover goggles and striker

· Multi-wrench

The Journeyman AF (Alternative Fuel) outfit is packaged in the very popular stainless steel tool box that adds additional value. The outfit has a new Cutting and Heating Manual written specifically for Alternative Fuel gases and a pocket guide outlining all available alternative fuel accessory tips.

Victor, a registered trademark, is a brand owned and marketed by Thermadyne Industries, Inc.. For more information about Victor products, visit the Web site at www.thermadyne.com.

About Thermadyne Industries

Thermadyne Industries, Inc. is owned by Thermadyne Holdings Corporation. Thermadyne Holdings is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of cutting and welding products and accessories under a variety of leading premium brand names including Victor®, Tweco®, Arcair®, Thermal Dynamics®, Thermal Arc®, Stoody®, Turbo Torch®, Firepower® and Cigweld®. Its common shares trade on the Pink Sheets under the symbol THMD.PK. For more information about Thermadyne, its products and services, visit the company's web site at www.Thermadyne.com.

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