If you do a lot of grilling during the summer, using propane can make this task much faster and easier. As you are moving your tanks from one location to another, you may notice that the collar of each tank has information stamped on it. Knowing what this information means, may not only tell you what your tank should weigh, but it may also let you know if your tank is legal or not. Here is a quick cheat sheet to help you figure out what those numbers mean.
All propane tanks have a serial number assigned to them at the time that they are manufactured. This is stamped into the neck of smaller tanks, and can be found
The tare weight
This information is valuable and can help you to calculate several different
The Manufacturing Date
On the top of your 20-pound tank you will also see a two digit month and a two digit year. This is the manufacturing date of the tank and will determine how long you will be able to refill the tank. A tank can be refilled for twelve years following the manufacturing date. After twelve
If you go through the process to have them inspected and re-certified or re-qualified, they can be used for an additional five years. Although this process is as simple as taking them to your local propane company to have them inspected, most people simply take their tanks that are getting ready to expire
30 May 2016
When was the last time you really started thinking about how happy your employees are? As a factory owner, it can be easy to focus on production and keeping costs at bay, while simultaneously forgetting about other things like workplace safety and happiness. Fortunately, there are a lot of tips out there that can help you to keep things safe and functional. I decided to create a blog dedicated to helping owners to keep workers happy to make the world a better place. This website is all about focusing on reducing employee accidents and maintaining morale to improve your business.