Propane Tank Manufacturing Defects

Propane tanks serve an important purpose. They provide a convenient means for storing the highly flammable gas and make it easier to transport it quickly. These tanks must be built to withstand a number of conditions to keep the gas from being exposed to potential hazards.

Unfortunately, some tanks are poorly manufactured, which may lead to accidents that cause the propane to explode. If you or someone you love suffered an injury when a poorly manufactured propane tank caused the gas to explode, contact the propane tank manufacturing defect lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at (414) 271-0900.

Potential Defects

Propane tanks come in many different sizes for many different purposes. Some tanks are small and portable to fuel gas grills and personal heaters. Others are large and permanent, often to power appliances such as stoves and furnaces.
Regardless of its size or purpose, a tank must be able to perform the same basic functions. These functions are:

  • Shielding propane from heat and sparks
  • Relieving excess pressure if gas expands

Tanks that fail to do this, either because their safety valves are broken, they are improperly shielded, or have weak welds, may be at a greater risk for exploding than tanks that properly perform their functions.

Contact Us

Propane explosions usually occur because of negligence, and tank manufacturing errors usually are no exception. If you or someone you love suffered injuries after a poorly manufactured propane tank exploded, contact the propane tank manufacturing defect attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®.