Are gas fittings tightened clockwise or anti-clockwise?

clockwise
anti-clockwise
it depends on the gas
there is no standard
Some gas fittings use reverse threads to prevent dis­as­trous mis­con­nec­tion­s. For example, oxygen fittings are right-hand­ed, but acety­lene and other flammable gases use left­-hand­ed fit­tings.

Answers distribution

clockwise
anti-clockwise
it depends on the gas
there is no standard
answers
flagCroatia
9%
9%
81%
0%
11
flagItaly
14%
21%
57%
7%
14
flagNorway
5%
47%
35%
11%
17
flagPoland
22%
38%
30%
7%
2829
flagthe United States
32%
32%
30%
3%
55
flagthe Netherlands
10%
60%
30%
0%
10
flagGermany
12%
48%
28%
10%
56
flagRussia
9%
63%
27%
0%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
14%
45%
26%
14%
42
flagIndia
37%
29%
25%
3%
27

Gender

men27%
women30%
clockwise
20%
25%
anti-clockwise
44%
33%
it depends on the gas
27%
30%
there is no standard
6%
9%

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