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Understanding Propane Pressure, Is Important!


Understanding Propane Pressure!        

What do you need to know?

  • Pressure in a propane tank can vary between 100 and 200 psi. 
  • So, what factors govern propane pressure?  Outside ambient temperature and the volume level of propane remaining in your tank.  Cold temperatures and low tank volume could reduce your pressure to levels not acceptable to run all of your appliances.
  • Pressure is the force that pushes propane vapor from the tank, through a regulator, into your gas lines finally reaching your appliances.  
  • Propane vapor pressure for your residential appliance is only 11 inches water column which is approximately 1/2 lb.

Gas safety checks of your gas line are important to ensure that there are no gas leaks. 


Understanding Propane Pressure is Important

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