India is the second largest consumer of LPG gas, from households to industries LPG is ubiquitous in every sector. Ministry of Commerce and Industries, and OISD-162 for restricted circulation only safety in installation and maintenance of LPG cylinder manifold has some guidelines regarding safety tips and installation process to prevent the hazardous incident.
According to guidelines from IS 6044-1(2000): Code of practice for Liquefied Petroleum Gas Storage Installation, there are a few rules and regulations, an industry must adhere to.
The equipment such as pressure regulators, pigtails, valves, manifolds, and other installation equipment must comply with the statutory provision or relevant Indian Standard.
As per the safety guidelines issued by 3the Chief Controller of Explosives, Government of India, no person is allowed to fill the gas cylinder with any compressed gas. A person without an authorized license issued by Chief Controller is not allowed to pose, import, or transport so filled or intended to fill with compressed gas.
Unless the cylinder is a "composite cylinder" manufactured of resin impregnated continuous filaments wound over a metallic or non-metallic liner.
The testing and inspection of the filed cylinder should be issued certificates provided by the inspecting authority in respect of the cylinder and its valve.
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Cylinders must be handled according to specific instructions in storage and industrial use.
When you are taking gas agency west Bengal, you must be aware of the storage rules, to avoid mishandling and leakage.
If you are taking LPG gas distributorship or LPG gas agency you must know the periodicity of examination of cylinders
SHIVGAS is a leading LPG gas agency in West Bengal, that adheres to rules and regulations set in the Gas Cylinders Rule 2004, by the central government act. Before providing distributorship of private gas agency in West Bengal, or providing manifold installation to industrial or commercial use, they follow the guidelines for promoting safe and clean energy distribution across the state and country.
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