Purpose of Propane Gas regulator
A propane gas regulator can be described as an important part in a gas network. The purpose of using it is to check the way from where the propane gas is passing through and also at the same time decreases the pressure which is present in the main tank and passes it to the other devices. Apart from this, it checks the flow of the gas is taking place in a right way or not. It concerns about the safety of the tank. It checks the distribution of the gas to the other parts is taking place in a smooth way or not. The LP gas regulator is considered as an important part of the gas network. There are different types of regulators available in the market. Although there are different types, but they perform a common purpose. The difference in design is based on the basis of their application.
Types of Propane Gas regulators
There are varieties of Propane gas regulators in the market. Some of the common types are High pressure regulators, first stage regulators, second stage regulators, integral two stage regulators and automatic change regulators. All of them perform different functions and consists of different parts. The pressure in the propane tank is not static, it keeps on changing. It generally varies from 10 psig to 200 psig. The gas regulators that are used for the purpose of cooking at home use a water column of about 11 inches.
Another important function that is performed by the Propane gas regulator is it narrows the opening passage of the gas device and takes it to the safe levels. If you want to protect your regulator, then keep the regulator always in a covered position. Normally, they are kept under the tank.