Category Archives: Propane

Texas Propane’s Propane Vapor Return Valves

Also known as the vapor equalizing connection or vapor equalization valve, the vapor return valve is required on all ASME propane tanks. Texas Propan typically uses this valve during hot summer months in Texas. In the event that liquid must … Continue reading

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Fixed Liquid Level Gauge – Propane Bleeder Valve

The fixed liquid level gauge, also known as the bleeder valve is the one and only gauging device that accurately depicts the level of propane in the tank when it is being filled. The face gauge is not to be … Continue reading

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Propane Tank Service Valve

The propane tank service valve is the point at which propane vapor enters the gas plumbing system for use by downstream LP Gas appliances. All ASME propane tanks consist of a service valve that functions as a primary shut-off device … Continue reading

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Propane Tank Float Gauge

The propane float gauge is for consumer use only. The float gauge is not to be used for filling as it only provides an approximate tank percentage and cannot be considered 100% reliable. The fixed fixed liquid level gauge is … Continue reading

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Propane Liquid and Propane Vapor

Before used, propane exists in one of two forms, liquid or vapor. Both forms of propane are usable but cannot be used interchangeably. Simply put, a propane system designed to use vapor can’t utilize propane in its liquid form and … Continue reading

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Can I Paint My Propane Tank?

The answer to this question is yes. However, can you paint it any color you want? No, you cannot. NFPA 58 states that propane containers must be painted a heat reflective color. The majority of state regulatory agencies have their … Continue reading

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Propane Tank Safety Relief Valves

One of the most important and vital valves on any LP Gas container is the safety relief valve. It is required by law that all propane tanks and cylinders are to be fitted with pressure relief devices designed to relieve … Continue reading

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Importance of the Propane Fill Valve

Propane is introduced to any approved container by the fill valve, also known as the filler valve. These fill valves allow the liquid to flow in only one direction which is into the tank. LP Gas fill valves incorporate backflow … Continue reading

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Integral Twin Stage LPG Regulators

Texas twin-stage propane regulators are a combination of both first and second stage regulators assembled into one unit. Texas integral twin stage regulators are always installed at the tank and compensate for varying tank pressures on the inlet side and … Continue reading

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High Pressure LP Gas Regulators

Similar to all Texas propane regulators, high pressure LP Gas regulators stand between higher pressure on the inlet side and appliances or equipment requiring a lower pressure on the outlet side. Texas red propane regulators signify high pressure modulation and … Continue reading

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