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%
31%
7%
2948
flagGermany
11%
45%
30%
11%
59
flagthe United States
33%
32%
30%
3%
56
flagRussia
9%
63%
27%
0%
11
flagthe Netherlands
9%
63%
27%
0%
11
flagIndia
39%
28%
25%
3%
28
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
41%
23%
15%
46
flagUnknown
50%
30%
0%
20%
10

Gender

men27%
women30%
clockwise
21%
25%
anti-clockwise
44%
33%
it depends on the gas
27%
31%
there is no standard
6%
9%

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