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
12%
31%
50%
6%
16
flagNorway
5%
47%
35%
11%
17
flagPoland
22%
38%
30%
7%
3023
flagGermany
11%
46%
30%
11%
60
flagthe Netherlands
7%
61%
30%
0%
13
flagthe United States
33%
31%
29%
5%
57
flagRussia
9%
63%
27%
0%
11
flagIndia
39%
28%
25%
3%
28
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
43%
22%
14%
48
flagUnknown
41%
33%
8%
16%
12

Gender

men28%
women30%
clockwise
20%
25%
anti-clockwise
44%
33%
it depends on the gas
28%
30%
there is no standard
7%
10%

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