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ACCC Recalls Portable Butane Cookers - Butane Burner Recall

The ACCC has announced the start of Product Safety Recalls for portable butane stove cookers - butane burner recall. 

This move follows the “Stop Sale” actions taken by the States and Territories, in accordance with the suspension of their compliance certification. 

Gas regulators have identified that some models are unsafe and should be recalled. 

These models fail the overpressure tests so there is a risk that the cookers may explode if they overheat. 

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Easiest Way to Switch LPG Suppliers | Hassle Free LPG

If you are thinking about switching LPG gas suppliers, wouldn’t you want to know the easiest way to switch? 

What should you look for in a supplier to get hassle free LPG?

The following are some tips on how to choose wisely and make it easy…

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Butane Stove Ban in NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, SA & NT

NSW Office of Fair Trading have issued a warning to consumers not to purchase or use portable single burner butane stove cookers, often referred to as ‘lunchbox cookers’. 

The Office reports that compliance certification has been suspended for current single burner models of this type gas cooker. 

Some double burner models are also included in the ban. 

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Building a Submarine with Old LPG Tanks

People do some amazing things.

For example, 3 American farmers, in the state of Kentucky, decided to build their own submarine using recycled LPG storage tanks.

Best of all, it actually worked. Christened the Kraken, after the mythical sea monster, they ‘sailed’ it down to 10 meters underwater and lived to tell about it!

Read all about how they did it and watch the video….

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LPG + Toyota Hybrid Drive = Tri-Fuel Hybrid Marvel

It was just logical. 

You would take the best automotive technology hybrid drive and marry it with the cleanest and most economical commercial fuel LPG.

That’s just what Orbital Autogas did and the results are nothing short of stunning. 

Hybrid LPG is the new benchmark in fuel economy.

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See What’s New in LPG Products

The recent 27th World LPG Forum showcased an array of amazing new products. 

The Forum, held in Miami, was run by the World LP Gas Association (WLPGA).

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Arnold Schwarzenegger & LPG Have 8 Things in Common

In what may come as a great surprise, Arnold Schwarzenegger has a lot in common with LPG. 

In fact, the ‘Governator’ has qualities that are closely paralleled by LPG.

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Definitions for LPG Gas & Gas Appliances

(Plus - 7 Things You Didn’t Know About LPG)

There is a lot of technical terminology, jargon and even slang in the world of LPG and gas appliances. 

This glossary provides simple definitions with accompanying links to in-depth articles, for those who want even more information.

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About LPG

While you may know some of these facts, chances are you don’t know all of them…

The 7 Things

1. Real LPG Explosions are Really Rare

2. Simulated Natural Gas from LPG

3. The Source of LPG

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Is Inhaling Helium Dangerous - How Dangerous is Helium - Balloon Gas Safety

The dangers of helium inhalation are real although it may seem like harmless fun. It is an asphyxiant, causing dizziness or unconsciousness. In addition to generalise hypoxia, it can cause disorientation and even death. Inhaling it can even cause a ruptured lung.

There is a well-known party trick where people suck gas out of helium balloons to talk funny. However, most people don't know how dangerous helium is. Inhaling helium is dangerous.

I admit it -- I’ve done it -- but never again!

The amusement of talking like Donald Duck is overshadowed by the helium gas dangers involved with inhaling helium balloon gas. 

It’s not only ‘daffy’...

It can even be fatal!

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