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Is it true that propane exists as a liquid and a vapor?

Is it True that Propane Exists as a Liquid and a Vapor? Yes!  Both exist inside your propane tank. Liquid propane and vapor cannot be used interchangeably.  A propane system designed to use vapor propane can't utilize propane in it's liquid form.  Liquid propane use is generally limited [...]

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Propane Tank Gauge Sticking?

What can I do about a sticky percentage/volume gauge? A Propane Tank with a gauge ..can have problems? How does a gauge work? The propane tank gauge is driven by a shaft inside the tank with a magnetic tip that resides just under the gauge.  [...]

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Can I paint my own propane tank?

Can I paint my own propane tank? Yes but consider these facts: Caution is needed when deciding to paint a propane tank or even your small propane cylinder. White and silver colors are the most common used by manufacturers for a special reason.  These colors [...]

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What is the chemical composition of Propane?

What is the composition of Propane? The fuel delivered in your propane tank is C3H8 which means that there are three parts carbon and 8 parts hydrogen. When propane combines with oxygen (O2) during the burning process, it creates water (H2O) as a by-product. Propane is clean [...]

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Why is my BBQ grill flame smaller than normal?

Why is my BBQ grill flame smaller than normal? There are three possible reasons.  First, many of the preset low pressure regulators available in the marketplace use 1/4"ID hose and some are attached to a propane regulator with a 1/4" NPT (normal pipe thread) outlet on the [...]

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What is the pressure inside my propane tank?

What is the pressure inside my Propane Tank? That is an important question!   Why? Ambient temperature affects propane pressure.  As an example, for any volume of propane inside of a propane tank when at 80 degrees Fahrenheit, the pressure is about 128 psi.  [...]

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