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Grasping the 80 Percent Fill Rule for Propane Tanks

It’s a common question asked by propane users, why isn’t my propane tank filled all the way? The answer is a preventative safety measure called the 80% fill rule. Consider this: propane, like water, expands when heat is added. Propane, …

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Propane Tanks & the 80% Fill Rule

How many gallons of propane are in a 120-gallon tank? Some of you may recognize this as a trick question. The tank has a 96-gallon capacity. So why aren’t propane tanks ever filled up all the way? That has to …

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