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asked in category: General Last Updated: 30th May, 2020

How hot can you store a propane tank?

Propane tanks need to be looked out for high temperatures. It is advised not to keep them inside homes. With the increase in temperature the pressure inside the tank increases. In hot weather, the tank needs to be placed in a place that does not exceed 120 Fahrenheit.

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Then, what temperature can a propane tank withstand?

At -44 degrees F or lower, propane stays as a liquid, there is little vapor and propane appliances won't function properly. Therefore, for appliances to work correctly, a propane tank must usually be kept in an area with a temperature greater than -44 degrees F.

Similarly, is it OK to store propane tank in garage? Propane Tanks Always store propane tanks outside or in well-ventilated areas — never in your garage or other enclosed spaces. If you store a propane tank in the garage and a leak develops, it will only take a small flame from a pilot light or a match to cause a fire.

Also question is, can a propane tank explode from heat?

A propane tank BLEVE will occur when the container is subject to extreme heat, such as in a fire. While the tank is being heated, the liquid propane inside is being heated causing it to expand. If flames or a source of ignition is present, the propane will ignite resulting in an explosion.

Where do you store propane tanks in the summer?

We recommend that you store tanks in a shaded or cool ventilated area. Do not bring your tank indoors. Storage outside of buildings should be located at least 5 feet (1.5 M) from any doorway or opening.

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