A propane gas dryer does need a regulator. A gas regulator is necessary to control and maintain the proper gas pressure for the safe and efficient operation of your propane gas dryer. Propane gas typically requires a different pressure range than natural gas, so it is crucial to have a regulator designed for propane.
Most propane appliances, including gas dryers, come with a factory-installed regulator. However, if you are converting an appliance from natural gas to propane, you will need to replace the existing regulator with one specifically designed for propane use. Additionally, the appliance’s orifices will need to be changed, as propane requires a smaller orifice size than natural gas.
Always follow the manufacturer’s recommendations and local regulations for your specific appliance, and consult with a licensed professional for installation or any questions regarding your propane gas dryer setup. Proper installation and maintenance of the gas regulator are essential for the safe and efficient operation of your propane gas dryer.