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[APD] Re: CO2 tanks and teflon tape
On Monday, Nov 1, 2004, at 18:23 US/Central,
aquatic-plants-request at actwin_com wrote:
You should normally not use teflon pipe tape on gas fittings (the same
for natural gas lines if you ever work on those). There is a yellow
tape for gas lines that you could use, but it probably isn't
gas lines you normally use a pipe thread compound that is goo-in-a-can.
Why shouldn't I be using teflon tape? Does it just not help, or does
it actively impair the seal?
(This is a very timely question since I just emptied my big tank and
need a refill....)
Diane Brown in St. Louis
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