- Volume 19 Issue 6
In this paper, the valves for a LPG gas cylinder have been investigated on the body height and weight by comparing design data between typical automatic shut-off vertical and newly developed horizontal valves. The height of an automatic shut-off horizontal valve is radically reduced by 41~42% compared with that of a typical automatic shut-off vertical valve. And, the body weight of a horizontal valve is also reduced by 29~40% compared with that of a vertical shut-off valve. This result is just achieved by a structural design modification from typical vertical valve to horizontal arrangement of various valve components.
automatic shut-off valve;LP gas cylinder;vertical valve;horizontal valve
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