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Stop Doing These Five Things With Your Gas, To Save Your Life

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Being safe should be the first priority of anyone who uses gas cook in a daily basis at anytime and anywhere.

The manufacturer of these gas cylinders have made it safer the way they can and have left behind the appropriate guild on how to keep these cylinders while they are filled with gas, as dangerous as gas maybe it have save lot of life or help lots of life in deferent ways.

Many gas cooker user have ignores the warning place about gas usage because they feel they are safe judging by the hardness of the cylinder and the burner, meanwhile there are still risk that are associated as mistakes happens.

Five things you should stop doing that put ur life at risk

1. Over Filling Your Gas Cylinder:

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The reason for you not to feel you gas cylinder to its full extent is because gases expand, they can expand because of its nature and its is required that you fill it to at least 85 present on it, this is not really for the user to do but for those responsible for filling the cylinder, normally the filling station regulates their equipment in the form in which it doesn't fill your gas to it brim.

Normal users do not mind if their cylinders is filled to its brim because they thinks it for their own good

2. Avoid Shaking Your Gas Cylinder Especially When On:

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Many people have the remaining amount of gas in their cylinder by shaking it, and when you shake your gas cylinder to much it can create some heat inside and the blows up on you.

Don't even try it when its on.


3. Placeing Your Cylinder Inside Your House:

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Most people take the risk of keeping their gas cylinders indoor despite warnings. It's very wrong to store your cylinder inside your house -reason being that LPG is dangerous if getting leaked inside a room. That is, Incase of any undetected leak, the slightest fire ignition may result in an explosion.

It's best to keep your cylinders outside your apartment and away from direct sunlight, combustion material, and fuel.

3. Make Sure The Rubber Tubes Are Present;

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These little neglected rubber tubes found just inside the opening of a gas cylinder are as deadly as they are effective - reason being that, these rubbers serve as extra blockages from gas leaks. That is, without these rubbers your cylinder may leak (if you have a bad valve) and if the leakage is undetected, an explosion may occur due to any fire ignition.

4. Keep gas bottle upright at all times:

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To help ensure the proper operation of the Pressure Relief Valve, keep your gas cylinder standing upright at all times reason being that If cylinder is placed in any other position other than upright, liquid LPG may gush out of the open valve creating a dangerous situation.

It is advisable to keep your cylinders upright and secured in place by a chain (or any other restraining material)

5. Managing the flames

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Many of us find it fun to increase the burner to it full extent and this could be dangerous, we should try to make use of the volume in bit, avoid the red part as seen in the image above.


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