Fact and Myth

Myth: You can tell how much gas you have left by pouring hot water on your gas bottle.

Fact: You can tell how much gas and time you have left by using the Gas Smart Monitor.

Fact: Using hot water to check how much gas you have left is very dangerous.

Myth: You can accurately and safely check how much gas you have left by hitting your gas bottle with a hammer or spanner.

Fact: you can accurately and safely check how much gas you have left with the Gas Smart Monitor.

Fact: Gas bottles are not supposed to be exposed to heat and boiling water contains a lot of heat.

Fact: Using a hammer to check how much gas you have left is dangerous because it can dent your gas bottle ruining its structural integrity making the gas bottle unsafe for use.

Myth: You can accurately check how much gas you have left by leaving the gas bottle outside and checking the dew line in the morning.

Fact: If you leave your gas bottle outside overnight you run the risk of having it stolen or damaged. Also you will have to wake up early (about 6 AM) this process will take all night and you need the right weather for it to work in the first place.

Fact: Having 2 gas bottles and swapping them over when 1 runs out is a good way to not run out however you will still not have an accurate reading of how much weight or time you have left.

Myth: It is easy to work out how much time you have remaining in the gas bottle.

Fact: It is easy to find out how much gas and time you have left by using the Gas Smart Monitor.

Fact: First you have to weigh the gas bottle and subtract the tare weight then work out how much gas each burner is using per minute then you can roughly work out how much time you have left.

Myth: You can accurately check your gas levels by picking the gas bottle up and shaking it.

Fact: By shaking a gas bottle you run the risk of injuring yourself or others. You could also drop the bottle and dent it.