Do propane bbq tanks have pressure gauges?

Answer Propane barbecue tanks (propane cylinders) don't have pressure gauges. They are filled up to about 30 PSI (pounds per square inch) and as you drain them, that pressure goes down. A gauge attached t... Read More »

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Why don't propane tanks have pressure gauges?

Propane exists in liquid and gaseous states inside a propane tank. A pressure gauge would not provide an accurate picture of how much propane is in the tank because as the propane is used, the liqu... Read More »

Do propane tanks need to be recertified like propane cylinders do?

Large residential propane tanks do not need to be recertified like propane cylinders. Once installed, there is very little that can go wrong with them aside from the regulator or the valve, which a... Read More »

How to Identify DOT Propane Tanks?

Department of Transportation (DOT) propane tanks are the only tanks that conform to the design and usage directions laid out by DOT. Individual states have different time allowances for tank usage,... Read More »

Do all propane tanks expire?

According to the Canadian Standards Association, "All propane cylinders are marked with an expiry date beyond which they cannot be refilled and should not be used." If your propane tank lacks an ex... Read More »