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
flagthe Netherlands
7%
61%
30%
0%
13
flagPoland
22%
39%
30%
8%
3311
flagGermany
11%
47%
29%
11%
61
flagthe United States
33%
31%
29%
5%
57
flagRussia
9%
63%
27%
0%
11
flagIndia
39%
28%
25%
3%
28
flagthe United Kingdom
23%
42%
21%
13%
52
flagUnknown
40%
34%
12%
12%
55

Gender

men26%
women30%
clockwise
21%
25%
anti-clockwise
43%
34%
it depends on the gas
26%
30%
there is no standard
7%
10%

Details

Author: globalquiz.org
tools
Should this question be improved? Improve it.
Globalquiz questions are translated by users for other users. Translate this question.