Propane Supply / Information
This heater is not supplied with a propane cylinder. Use only
an approved propane cylinder.
Flammable, explosive under pressure, heavier than air
and pools in low areas.
In its natural state, propane has no odor, but for your
safety an odor that smells like rotten cabbage has been
Contact of propane (LP) gas with the skin can cause
Heater is manufactured for use with propane gas only.
DO NOT attempt to convert to any other gas. Such
modifications are dangerous and will void the warranty.
When heater is not in use, LP Cylinder must be turned
Be sure that the LP Cylinder is located on a level and
DO NOT use this heater in a basement or below ground
level. Propane is heavier than air and will always seek
the lowest level. If you suspect a leak, shut off the valve
at the LP Cylinder immediately.
The Propane (LP) cylinder must also be equipped with
A collar to protect the gas valve.
A shut-off valve terminating a LP cylinder valve outlet
as specified in the American National Standard for
Compressed Gas Cylinder Valve Outlets and Inlets
A safety relief valve having direct communications with
the vapor space of the LP cylinder.
The heater must operate on vapor withdrawal from the
The amount of Propane (LP) used with this heater
varies. Both factors are:
The amount of gas in the cylinder of LP.
The temperature of the LP tank and its surroundings.
MINIMUM NUMBER OF LP CYLINDERS
Average Temp. (ºF / ºC)
The table above shows the minimum number of 100 lb.
(45 kg) LP cylinders required in cold weather. Your local LP
dealer will help you select the proper LP supply system.
Always keep LP cylinder fastened and upright.
Avoid tipping the LP cylinder on its side when
connected to a regulator, since this may cause damage
to diaphragm in the regulator.
Handle valves with care.
100 lb. (45 kg) Cylinder
Never connect an unregulated LP cylinder to a
DO NOT subject LP cylinder to excessive heat.
Tightly close the gas shutoff valve on the LP cylinder
after each use.
All fittings must be protected when disconnected from
the LP cylinder.
CAUTION: The disconnected tank must never be
stored in a building, garage, or any other enclosed
WARNING: Purging and filling of the LP cylinders
must be performed by personnel who have been
thoroughly trained in accepted LP gas industry
procedures. Failure to follow these instructions may
result in explosion, fire, severe personal injury or death.
Connecting the LP Cylinder
All new LP cylinders must be purged before the first
Turn heater gas valve knob and LP cylinder valve to OFF
LP cylinder valve equipped with old style fitting has
LEFT HANDED THREADS. Turn fitting CLOCKWISE to
loosen. Protect this fitting when disconnected from LP
Have your LP cylinder filled by your local propane gas
Some LP cylinders have a bleed-OFF valve. This valve
should be inspected for leaks after each filling of the LP
cylinder. Turn the valve clockwise to close.
Fasten full propane tank and connect proper fitting to
LP cylinder valve by turning COUNTER-CLOCKWISE (see
Figure B & C).
With heater gas valve knob still in OFF position turn
ON the LP cylinder valve and check for leaks with soap
Checking for Leaks
To check for leaks, make up a 50/50 solution of
dish soap and water. Apply this solution to all gas
connections. If bubbles appear, there is a leak.