9kg & 4kg BBQ gas bottle-cylinder sizes, weights, dimensions, images & capacities
 
4kg and 9kg BBQ gas bottles
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BBQ Gas Bottle Sizes & Dimensions • 9kg • 4kg

Gas bottles for BBQ and camping come in two main sizes: 9kg & 4kg.  
 
There are also two common valve types: 

1.  The standard BBQ valve in Australia is a POL valve. 

2.  There is also a Camper valve fitted to 4kg camper cylinders.  Camper valves are for appliances designed for Camper valve use.

SWAP'n'GO complies with all Australian Standards for Caravan Gas Bottles 

9kg BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions, Capacity and Weight

9kg BBQ gas bottle♦  A 9kg gas cylinder, with POL valve, is the most common BBQ bottle size

♦  This is the most popular size in our SWAP'n'GO® exchange program

♦  Nominal Capacity: 9kg

♦  Actual Fill Capacity: 8.5kg

♦  Diameter: 309-335mm

♦  Height: 450-525mm

♦  Tare (empty) Weight: 7.8-10.4kg

♦   See LPG Conversion Chart for KG, Litres, MJ, BTU, kWh & M³ 

 

4kg BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions, Capacity and Weight

♦  4kg BBQ gas bottleA 4kg gas cylinder, with POL valve, is commonly used for portability

♦  This size is also available from our SWAP'n'GO® exchange program.

♦  Nominal Capacity: 4kg

♦  Actual Fill Capacity: 3.7kg

♦  Diameter: 240-265mm

♦  Height: 345-450mm

♦  Tare (empty) Weight: 4.5-6.6kg

♦   See LPG Conversion Chart for KG, Litres, MJ, BTU, kWh & M³ 

 

4kg Camper Valve Gas Bottle Dimensions, Capacity and Weight

♦  A 4kg cylinder, with Camper valve, is used when a Camper Valve is required

4kg BBQ gas bottle with camper valve ♦  This size is also available from our SWAP'n'GO® exchange program.

♦  Nominal Capacity: 4kg

♦  Actual Fill Capacity: 3.7kg

♦  Diameter: 190-250mm

♦  Height: 345-450mm

♦  Tare (empty) Weight: 4.5-6.6kg

 
The above are typical ranges but there can also be exceptions outside of these ranges.
As there are many manufacturers of gas bottles and gas cylinders, dimensions may vary significantly. 
 

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