Welcome to the Copper Fuel Gas Distribution System section of the Copper Development Association (CDA). Please click on the links below for additional information.
|Introduction: A brief overview of copper fuel gas (both natural gas and LP) distribution systems.||Copper Advantages: Describes key advantages to builders, contractors and building owners using copper.|
|Copper Fuel Gas News: Selection of news items related to fuel gas systems.
||Training & Meetings: Listing of events of interest to copper fuel gas systems.
Update reports on recent fuel gas system training events.
|Specifying Copper Tube: Copper tube is available in a variety of types and sizes. Learn which type is right for you.||System Sizing: Instructions on how to go about sizing the copper tube for the different pressure and gas flow requirements of your system.|
|System Choice and System Design: Low pressure? Elevated pressure? Combined system? Which best fits your application and how should the system be designed to take advantage of that choice?||Design Figures, and Design Tables - Natural Gas Tables & LP Gas Tables: Figures of system design choices and system sizing and capacity data for copper tube with natural and LP gases.|
|Installation: To ensure the protection and safety of the system several procedures should be followed and the correct fittings should be used.||Inspection & Testing: Once the system is installed it should be tested to ensure safety and reliability.|
Project Managers & Piping Applications Specialists: Contact information for project managers and piping applications specialists who can help answer questions, etc.
Fuel Gas Links: Listing of selected links to fuel gas industry sites and resources.