7. Should the cylinders cap/guard is an important accessories of the cylinder ?
Yes, as per clause 7.1 of I.S. : 7285 - 1988 .It is also a statutory requirement under Rule 37 of the gas cylinder rule 1981 to provide the valve protection cap to each cylinder , you are advised to ensure that you procure the cylinder duly fitted with approved type of valve, protection cap/ guard. F.A.Q. (Frequently Asked Questions).