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Texas Propane’s Liquid Withdrawal Valve

The liquid withdrawal valve is commonly known by its manufacturers given name such as Chek-Lok or Checkmate. However, the proper name is “actuated liquid withdrawal excess flow valve”. It serves as critical role in propane tank liquid evacuation. This valve … Continue reading

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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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Reading Propane Tank Gauges

Propane tanks include two main gauges: the float or dial gauge and the fixed liquid level gauge or bleeder valve. There are endless benefits to understand how to read and analyze propane tank gauges, not only can it save you … Continue reading

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