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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.
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….
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
Helium Gas - Balloon Gas Safety – Don’t Be a Daffy Duck
There is a well-known party trick where people suck gas out of helium balloons to talk funny.
I admit it -- I’ve done it -- but never again!
The amusement of talking like Donald Duck is overshadowed by the dangers involved with inhaling helium balloon gas.
It’s not only ‘daffy’...
It can even be fatal!
NSW Bans Certain Outdoor Area Heaters
NSW Office of Fair Trading have issued an order to prohibit the sale or supply of all non-compliant outdoor gas heaters known as ‘Area Heaters’ in the State of New South Wales.
This only applies to specific designs and does not apply to the traditional tall ‘mushroom’ style patio heaters.
Biofuels vs Food – The Ethical Dilemma
With over 7 billion mouths to feed in this world, is it right to be redirecting farmland from growing food to supplying feedstock for biofuels?
Is the demand for biofuels driving up the price of food for all?
Do the benefit of renewable fuels outweigh the food supply side effects?