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Storage of gas cylinders

Storage of gas cylinders


Storage of gas cylinders







Storage of gas cylinders

The cylinder should be stored in a cool, dry and well ventilated, covered place, away from boilers, open flames, steam pipes or any potential source of heat and such storage place should be easily accessible.

The warehouse / shed must be fire resistant construction.


Thin-walled cylinders, such as LPG cylinders and dissolved gas cylinders, should not be stacked horizontally.

Cylinders containing flammable gases and toxic gases shall be kept separate from each other from cylinders containing other types of gases at a suitable distance or by a suitable dividing wall.

Empty cylinders must be separated from full cylinders and care must be taken that all valves are tightly closed.

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