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
11%
35%
47%
5%
17
flagNorway
5%
47%
35%
11%
17
flagPoland
23%
39%
29%
8%
3582
flagthe United States
33%
31%
29%
5%
57
flagGermany
11%
49%
28%
11%
63
flagRussia
9%
63%
27%
0%
11
flagthe Netherlands
20%
53%
26%
0%
15
flagIndia
39%
28%
25%
3%
28
flagthe United Kingdom
23%
42%
21%
12%
56
flagUnknown
35%
41%
11%
10%
110

Gender

men26%
women29%
clockwise
22%
25%
anti-clockwise
43%
34%
it depends on the gas
26%
29%
there is no standard
7%
9%

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