This is a general description of how to install G-
Please read the Owner Manual that is included with with your G-
work on natural gas pipes. Do not install your system yourself unless you are qualified.
Start with the right tools! -
Install a tee fitting in the building gas line
A qualified technician should install a tee in the existing gas line with a 1/2”
male fitting for the TB-
Connect the ball valve to the gas line
Or, connect a torch directly to the Torch Booster
You may connect a torch directly to the Torch Booster and G-
Or, connect your own regulator to the Torch Booster
If you already own a regulator with a CGA 510 fitting (this is the same fitting that screws onto a propane BBQ tank) then you can use it with your Torch Booster. Your system includes a female CGA 510 fitting and adapter for connection to the Torch Booster. Be sure to install a “Regulator Mount” flashback arrestor on the regulator, or a “Torch Mount” flashback arrestor on your torch.
Connect the other end of the supply hose to the gas inlet fitting on the back of the Torch Booster
You must use the hose supplied by G-
You will need two wrenches for this step. Use a 9/16” wrench on the nut at the end
of the hose for the TB-
Connect the flexible supply hose to the shutoff valve
After the shutoff valve is connected to the supply pipe screw the adapter fitting into the ball valve. Be sure to use sealant tape for this fitting and tighten the adapter with a 7/8” open ended wrench. Next, screw the flexible hose onto the adapter with a 3/4” wrench.
Brace this fitting
Wrap the end of the gas pipe
with Teflon tape
Screw the shutoff valve onto
the pipe and tighten with
the crescent wrench.
You can connect a regulator and flashback arrestor to the gas outlet fitting
When connecting the regulator to the Torch Booster use sealant tape on the high-
Connect a “Regulator Mount” flashback arrestor check valve to the regulator.
If you are connecting the Torch Booster to a pipe manifold put a B to NPT adapter
on the end of the flashback arrestor check valve for connection to the pipe going
to the jewelers’ torches. This adapter is not part of the Torch Booster system but
can be ordered from G-
Connect your Refueler to your natural gas cylinder, or G-
Your Refueler comes with a hose to connect to either single cylinder (left) or a
How To Start Your G-
As a safety feature G-
These Torch Boosters require a minimum 1 1/2” diameter supply pipe to come as close as possible to the point of connection before breaking down to a 3/4” pipe to connect to the Torch Booster. The 3/4” pipe should be as short and with as few bends as possible.
Electrical requirement is 208 -
The gas supply pipe is connected to the low pressure inlet (¼ to 1 psi) in this photo.