Connecting a Propane Gas Bottle to Your Appliance:
Step 1: Check for Leaks Before connecting the propane gas bottle to your appliance, check for any leaks in the hose or connections. You can do this by applying a soapy water solution to the connections and looking for bubbles, which indicate a leak.
Step 2: Turn Off the Appliance Before connecting the gas bottle, ensure that the appliance is turned off and the control valve is in the closed position.
Step 3: Attach the Regulator Attach the regulator to the propane gas bottle by screwing it onto the valve. Make sure it is securely attached and the rubber O-ring is in place.
Step 4: Open the Gas Bottle Valve Slowly open the valve on the propane gas bottle. You should hear gas flowing into the regulator.
Step 5: Check for Leaks Again Once the gas bottle valve is open, check for leaks again using the soapy water solution. If you see bubbles, immediately turn off the gas bottle valve and tighten the connections.
Step 6: Turn On the Appliance Once you have ensured that there are no leaks, you can turn on the appliance and test that the propane gas is flowing properly.
Disconnecting a Propane Gas Bottle from Your Appliance:
Step 1: Turn Off the Appliance Before disconnecting the propane gas bottle, turn off the appliance and ensure that the control valve is in the closed position.
Step 2: Close the Gas Bottle Valve Close the valve on the propane gas bottle to stop the flow of gas to the regulator.
Step 3: Release Pressure To release any remaining pressure in the system, open the control valve on the appliance and let it burn out any remaining gas.
Step 4: Unscrew the Regulator Once the pressure is released, you can unscrew the regulator from the gas bottle valve. Be sure to hold the regulator and lift it away from the valve to prevent any remaining gas from escaping.
Step 5: Store the Gas Bottle Safely After disconnecting the gas bottle, store it in a well-ventilated and secure area, away from any potential sources of ignition.
By following these steps, you can safely connect and disconnect a propane gas bottle to your appliance. Always be cautious and attentive when working with propane gas to prevent accidents and ensure your safety.
Our regulator kit includes a 1meter long propane hose (10 bar – 8mm), with 2 x jubilee clips, and a propane 37mbar Regulator. Allowing you to safely connect your propane bottle, if you need any free advice please call us on 01772 584 871.