Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinder Safety Common Sense

- Nov 06, 2017-

The use of liquefied petroleum gas cylinders is more and more common and closely linked with people's lives. However, liquefied petroleum gas cylinders are more dangerous mobile special equipment. In the daily use process, a little attention may cause fire accidents and explosion accidents, which will bring huge losses to people's lives and property.

Liquefied petroleum gas cylinder safe use:

 First, the specific requirements of the safe use of liquefied petroleum gas cylinders

1, Cylinders manufactured according to GB5842-1996 "Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinders" shall have a designed service life of 15 years from the date of manufacture and shall be scrapped after 15 years.

2, According to the national standard GB5842-2006 "LPG cylinder" provisions of the cylinder, from the date of manufacture of the design life of 8 years, to be forced scrapped after 8 years.

Second, liquefied petroleum gas cylinder safety inspection cycle requirements

In accordance with the GB8334-1999 "liquefied petroleum gas cylinders regularly inspected and assessed" the relevant provisions of regular inspection. (1) For the test cycles of the first to the third tests of YSP-0.5, YSP-2.0, YSP-5.0, YSP-10 and YSP-15 cylinders For 4 years, the fourth test is valid for 3 years; YSP-50 type cylinders used in the test every 3 years.

(2) When the cylinder is severely corroded, damaged or other defects that may affect the safe use, it should be checked in advance. (3) Cylinders with stocks or deactivations exceeding one inspection cycle should be inspected prior to commissioning.

Third, which is qualified can continue to use liquefied petroleum gas cylinder?

1, the new cylinder: cylinder manufacturers must have the qualifications of the manufacturers of cylinders, cylinders in the cylinder hit a manufacturing single

Bit license code and date of manufacture, and the local quality inspection department factory inspection inspection logo (CS). Meet the above conditions of the cylinder, the user can buy and put into use.

2) Cylinders in service: Cylinders that have been tested for regular inspections within the specified service life and within the prescribed inspection period without any potential safety hazard according to the relevant provisions of the State can be safely used.

3, the test cylinder: qualified mark for the cylinder valve angle inspection logo ring, test identification ring express the test time and the next test time, during which you can use.

Fourth, which LPG cylinders are forbidden to use

1, more than the test cylinder can not be used, to promptly sent to inspection agencies to confirm their safety status. 2, without regular inspection, testing unqualified or scrapped cylinders, shall not be used.

3. For cylinders manufactured by manufacturers not approved by the State Quality Supervision Department, cylinders with marks not conforming to the provisions of GB5842, GB15380 or "Cylinder Safety Supervision Regulations" and cylinders that are not allowed to be reused by relevant government documents shall not be registered after registration Inspection, according to scrapped, shall not be used.

4, the service life of more than 15 years of any type of cylinder, after registration will not be inspected, scrapped, shall not be used. 5, cylinder cover loose or fall off and the base off, the bottle deformation or other defects affect its upright cylinder, such cylinders are unqualified cylinders, shall not be used.

6, the gas cylinder body welding and change the cylinder seal or color mark, shall not be used.

Fifth, the family how to properly use liquefied petroleum gas cylinder?

1, the cylinder should be used upright, prohibited inversion.

2, the user can not be handled without permission, dump bottle residue. Although these raffinates are difficult to gasify, they immediately burn as soon as they encounter an open flame.

3, the user should always check the pressure reducing valve and the angle valve junction above the sealing ring is aging, off. Once the rubber ring aging, shedding should be replaced immediately, otherwise there will be gas leak accident. When it is found that the valve leaks, it should be sent immediately for repair or replacement.

4, the user should regularly check whether the hose is aged, cracked or damaged, to prevent air leaks. Hose to use LPG hose (hose general service life of two years), and with stainless steel clamp to connect the valve and cooker at both ends of the lock. 5, cooker and cylinder should maintain a certain distance (the distance between the outermost side of the cooker and cylinder not less than 1 meter), should maintain the cooker, valve, hose and other accessories clean.

6, to develop the use of stove when people do not leave, turn off the switch when not in use (including the angle of the cylinder valve closed good habits. In the event of a leak, a professional maintenance personnel should be required to overhaul.

7, before ignition should pay attention to the indoor liquefied petroleum gas smell, check whether there is leakage phenomenon. Leakage method: Users can often brush a brush with soap and water hose, hose and gas appliances at the interface, the valve and the hose at the junction and other parts, check whether leakage, open flame test. Locate leaks should immediately replace the parts or timely professional maintenance personnel to repair.

8, liquefied petroleum gas stove use, you should open the ignition after the ignition (the valve should not be opened when the ignition is too large), the use of the pot to prevent boiling items overflow after the fire extinguished and running gas, a fire explosion.

9, prohibit the cylinder with liquefied petroleum gas is placed in the sun for a long time exposure, prohibit the use of roasted, hot water cylinder; prohibit bottled bottles of bottled liquefied petroleum gas, pouring liquid; ban beat, collision cylinder.

10, Prohibit the disassembly of the cylinder valve and valve parts, looking for professional maintenance;

11, the user should choose the standard liquefied petroleum gas company supply station (point), buy bottled liquefied petroleum gas.

12, the gas cylinder shall not be the other gas cylinders to flip or directly from the tanker to fill the gas cylinder. If found to affect the safety specification requirements of filling behavior, have the right to report.

Six, how to deal with the fire incident correctly?

1, immediately with a wet towel valve cylinder valve closed, and the cylinder transferred to the outdoor open to prevent explosion. 2, swat or cover the fire with a damp cloth.

3, quickly open the doors and windows, speed up ventilation.

4, put an end to all kinds of fire, prohibit the switch electrical appliances.

5, timely alarm to the fire.

Seven, how to correctly handle the leak?

1, found that leaks, do not panic, quickly close the cylinder angle valve.

2, quickly open the doors and windows, maintain good ventilation, so that liquefied petroleum gas to the outdoors.

3, it is strictly prohibited to switch any appliances and use the indoor telephone, put out all open fire.