Viking Cylinders Lightweight LPG Tank, Fiberglass, 17 lbs., Blue
|Dimensions||12" Diameter x 18.3" Height|
|Valve Type||OPD Valve|
|Warranty Details||One Year|
Standard 17 lbs. propane tank that is made of fiberglass composite materials making it 50% lighter than steel propane cylinders, but just as durable. The tanks are corrosion free, easily stackable & are encased in a plastic housing with handles for easy carrying. The outer walls are translucent, allowing you to see exactly how much propane is left in the tank. Each cylinder has a wide, stable base that prevents it from tipping over.
Unlike steel & aluminum tanks, Viking Cylinders® will not BLEVE in a fire (BLEVE is the technical abbreviation for boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion). In Layman's terms, the cylinder will not explode in a fire due to the inner resin and casting that melts to release a slow burn.
- Propane Volume at 60 Deg F: 4.05 gal
- Butane Capacity: 18.70lbs.
- Water Capacity: 40.4lbs.
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