Low CO2 pressure on new cylinder

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Low CO2 pressure on new cylinder

Post by gobuchul » Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:06 pm


Connected up my new CO2 cylinder today. First time I have CO2 for 18mths.
It had been left outside overnight and was fairly cold.
However, the pressure seems very low. I know that CO2 isn't like a lot of other gas and the pressure isn't an accurate representation of contents but I can't remember being this low in the past? Although it's been a while since I last used CO2.
What do you think?

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Re: Low CO2 pressure on new cylinder

Post by vacant » Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:12 pm

Looks fine.

Weigh the cylinder without the regulator, subtract the tare weight stamped on the side and reassure yourself you've got 6Kg gas or whatever
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Re: Low CO2 pressure on new cylinder

Post by wezzel01 » Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:52 pm

Don’t take too much notice of the right hand gauge. I’ve got the same model of regulator and my needle barely moves off the stop, even with a brand new cylinder.

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