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Advantages Of Using Cylinder Valves

By Christi Larsen

The field of engineering is characterized by use of many tools and equipments. Such tools like cylinder valves help in making work easier. In these industries you are likely to find containers filled with gas acetylene and oxygen which are used for heating and joining metals.

In the recent past the government introduced laws that require proper and protective packaging of all industrial goods. The laws dictate that all dangerous goods should be properly sealed. This aims at protecting and safeguarding the safety of the public and the user.

This is why gas containers are fitted with regulators which hold the pressurized substance in them and enable easy usage. There are different types of regulators which can be used in gas containers and all these depend on what the gas is being used for.

The heating apparatus contains two containers which are fitted with four big regulators of different sizes. This is specifically for welding. The other gas containers are fitted with smaller regulators as they are just used in cooking.

After a long research, findings have proven that metals that are less reactive are the best suited for making these cylinders. Brass and its metal alloys are well known for this. The material used to make the regulators must be strong to enable it succumb to the high pressure. Such strong substances are not likely to break down. This makes them even a better option.

It is made of many sizes and shapes according to where they fit and their purpose. Not all are made of metal as you can also find plastic ones. Cooking gas containers also contains regulators which help to choose the type of flame one needs for cooking.

These are not only found in found in gas containers. You can also find regulators in water pipes and also in cars. Water pipes regulators are used to control the flow and amount of water passing through pipes.

It is not only used in gas and petroleum tank but can also be used in water pipes and cars. In water pipes you will find many sizes depending on the sizes. Some are made up of plastic to avoid the reaction between water and the metals.

These gadgets are important in controlling the flow of water and also to cut the flow of water. Cars are also have regulators and in the mechanical point in which have camshaft and lifters. In the car system this gadget is designed to withstand pressure and heat produced during combustion and during the process which the car is in motion. Removal of the regulators involves total care of drilling the old ones and fitting with new ones. Lubrication should be done regularly to avoid tear and wear.

If the regulators are faulty it is they should be attended to immediately to avoid any further damage to the containers. The repair of the faulty regulators should be done by professionals as those gadgets are delicate and if not done in the correct way can cause fatal accidents. This makes it necessary to use cylinder valves in industries.

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Larsen, Christi "Advantages Of Using Cylinder Valves." Advantages Of Using Cylinder Valves. 10 Apr. 2013. 17 Dec 2014 <>.

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