4kg and 9kg BBQ gas bottles
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BBQ Gas Bottle Sizes & Dimensions • 9kg • 4kg

BBQ gas bottle-cylinder sizes, weights, dimensions, images & capacities

Gas bottles for BBQ and camping come in two main sizes: 9kg & 4kg.  

Valve Types

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 & 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® 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 & Weight

♦  4kg BBQ gas bottleA 4kg gas cylinder, with POL valve

♦  Commonly used for portability

♦  This size is also available from our SWAP'n'GO® 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 & Weight

4kg BBQ gas bottle with camper valve♦  A 4kg cylinder, with Camper valve, is used when a Camper Valve is required

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