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GAS TRADE: UNIT 15 (5th ed. pub. 2015) - Pressure regulators, overpressure protection, meters and fuel containers

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  • 2015

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  • CSA
CSA Group's 2015 Gas Trade materials reference the Red Seal Program's trade outlines for your preparation to become a nationally recognized gasfitter. Please visit the Red Seal Program's website for more details.

Unit 15 - Pressure regulators, overpressure protection, meters & fuel containers


Before the installation of any piping and appliance systems inside a building, the location of gas meters, propane storage containers, and gas pressure regulators must be planned. These are key elements in the supply of fuel gas to the installation, and will determine many important aspects of the work that follows. This unit deals with the nature of these items and the installation and maintenance procedures that apply to them.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Choose and install the correct gas pressure regulator for a system.

  • Explain the need for overpressure protection and how to achieve this.

  • Read and clock meters.

  • Identify and plan for the correct use of propane cylinders and tanks.

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