SWAP'n'GO BBQ Gas Bottles 9kg & 4kg

 9kg Gas Bottle Dimensions & 4kg Cylinder Capacity Propane-LPG BBQ Gas Bottle Sizes Australia (propane bottle sizes)

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4kg & 9kg BBQ LPG Gas Bottle Sizes - 4kg & 9kg Gas Bottle Dimensions (Propane Tank-Bottle Gas Cylinder Sizes-Dimensions) Cylinder Capacity

BBQ Propane Gas Bottle-Cylinder Sizes from SWAP'n'GOClick for Home LPG Gas Bottle Sizes (LPG gas cylinder sizes) & Gas Bottle Dimensions - Cylinder Capacity - (45kg and larger)

LPG BBQ gas bottle sizes (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes), gas bottle dimensions, cylinder capacity, images & capacities for LPG gas bottle refills.

SWAP'n'GO LPG gas bottles for BBQ and camping come in two standard small LPG BBQ gas bottle sizes (LPG gas cylinder sizes) in Australia: 9kg & 4kg cylinder capacity BBQ gas bottles.

SWAP'n'GO BBQ Gas Bottles-Cylinder Sizes: 9kg & 4kg

 

SWAP'n'GO BBQ Gas Bottles - BBQ Gas Bottle Sizes-Gas Cylinder Dimensions (Propane Tank-Bottle Sizes)

BBQ LPG gas bottles, typically made of steel or composite material, are for storing the common LPG gases, propane or butane. BBQ gas bottle sizes (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes) in Australia are varied. The most common LPG BBQ gas bottle size in Australia is 9kg cylinder capacity BBQ gas bottle (20 gallon propane tank). There are also smaller cylinder capacity LPG BBQ gas bottle sizes in Australia, like 4kg and 2kg cylinder capacity, as well as larger BBQ gas bottle sizes like 13kg cylinder capacity LPG BBQ gas bottle sizes (patio gas bottle sizes).

BBQ LPG gas bottles are used for more than just BBQs. Outdoor heaters, power generators, lawn mowers, outboard motors, pizza ovens and smokers are just a few of the other uses for BBQ LPG gas bottles (patio gas bottle).

Homes and small businesses typically use either 45kg LPG gas bottles, the larger 90kg or 210kg LPG gas bottle sizes (LPG gas cylinder sizes). High volume users have the larger LPG tank sizes.

LPG BBQ Gas Bottle Sizes (Propane Gas Cylinder Sizes) - 4kg & 9kg Gas Bottle Dimensions Chart, Cylinder Capacities - LPG Gas Bottle Refill

9kg BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Diagram

BBQ 9kg gas bottle dimensions-sizes (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes in Australia) include cylinder capacity, height, diameter and weight. The same applies to small propane 4kg cylinder capacity LPG BBQ gas bottle sizes-dimensions and cylinder capacity.

9kg gas bottle dimensions are 309-335mm diameter, 450-525mm height, 16.66L cylinder capacity and 7.8–10.4 kg tare weight. See adjacent 9kg BBQ gas bottle dimensions diagram.

BBQ 9kg gas bottle dimensions-sizes (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes) vary as the result of different manufacturers having different specifications. The common LPG BBQ gas bottle sizes-dimension ranges are shown in the following propane 4kg & 9kg LPG BBQ gas bottle sizes (propane tank sizes) and LPG gas cylinder dimensions chart:

Small Propane-LPG BBQ Gas Bottle Sizes - 4kg & 9kg Gas Bottle Dimensions Chart - Propane Bottle -Tank Sizes-Dimensions

4kg & 9kg Gas Bottle Dimensions-Sizes (LPG gas cylinder dimensions-sizes) Chart - Propane Bottle -Tank Sizes-Dimensions

LPG BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions - Propane Bottle -Tank Sizes-Dimensions

4kg LPG Gas Bottle Dimensions - Cylinder Capacity

9kg Gas Bottle Dimensions - Cylinder Capacity

Gas Bottle Dimensions Diameter 240–265 mm 309–335 mm
Gas Bottle Dimensions Height 345–450 mm 450–525 mm
Gas Bottle Dimensions Capacity 7.25L 16.66L
Tare Wt 4.5–6.6 kg 7.8–10.4 kg
Full Wt 8.2–10.3 kg 16.3–19.0 kg
Energy 181MJ 417MJ

4kg & 9kg gas bottle dimensions-sizes (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes-dimensions), and weights shown are approximate.
Cylinder capacity and energy based on 3.7kg and 8.5kg BBQ LPG gas bottle refill amounts.
Actual 4kg & 9kg gas bottle dimensions-gas cylinder dimensions may vary.

BBQ LPG Gas Bottle Refill Valve Types

There are also two common valve types for BBQ LPG gas bottle refills:

  1. The standard BBQ valve in Australia is a POL fitting valve.
  2. There is also a Camper valve fitted to 4kg camper LPG BBQ gas bottle size (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes). Camper valves are for appliances designed for Camper valve use.

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

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What is Propane Exchange

Propane exchange is the same thing as SWAP'n'GO. You exchange (swap) your empty propane (LPG) gas bottle for a full BBQ LPG gas bottle refill, which you then own. Propane exchange can also refer to 45kg home LPG gas bottles (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes in Australia), which are also exchanged when empty. 

However, in the case of 45kg LPG gas bottles, the exchange propane (LPG) gas bottles typically belong to the gas supply company.

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9kg Gas Bottle Dimensions-Gas Cylinder Dimensions, Cylinder Capacity & Weight

A 9kg cylinder capacity LPG BBQ gas bottle size (propane tank-bottle sizes), with POL fitting valve, is the standard LPG BBQ gas bottle sizes (propane bottle sizes) in Australia. This is the most popular LPG BBQ gas bottle size (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes in Australia) in our SWAP'n'GO® program.

Nominal Cylinder Capacity: 9kg

Actual Fill Cylinder Capacity: 8.5kg

BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Diameter: 309-335mm

BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Height: 450-525mm

BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Tare (empty) Weight: 7.8-10.4kg

9kg BBQ gas bottle-cylinder size

See LPG Conversion Chart for kg, Litres, MJ, BTU, kWh & m3

4kg BBQ LPG Gas Bottle Dimensions-Gas Cylinder Dimensions, Cylinder Capacity & Weight

A 4kg cylinder capacity LPG gas cylinder sizes (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes), with POL fitting valve is the other standard propane BBQ LPG gas bottle size in Australia. Commonly used for portability, this BBQ LPG gas bottle size (gas cylinder sizes) is also available from our SWAP'n'GO® program

Nominal Cylinder Capacity: 4kg

Actual Fill Cylinder Capacity: 3.7kg

BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Diameter: 240-265m

BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Height: 345-450mm

BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Tare (empty) Weight: 4.5-6.6kg

4kg BBQ gas bottle-cylinder size

See LPG Conversion Chart for kg, Litres, MJ, BTU, kWh & m3

4kg Camper Valve LPG Gas Bottle Dimensions-Gas Cylinder Dimensions, Capacity & Weight

A 4kg BBQ LPG gas bottle size (LPG gas cylinder sizes), with Camper Valve, is used when a Camper Valve is required. The Camper Valve does not have a POL fitting. This propane BBQ LPG gas bottle size (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes) is also available from our SWAP'n'GO® program.

Nominal Cylinder Capacity: 4kg

Actual Fill Cylinder Capacity: 3.7kg

BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Diameter: 190-250mm

BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Height: 345-450mm

BBQ Gas Bottle Dimensions Tare (empty) Weight: 4.5-6.6kg

4kg BBQ gas bottle-cylinder size with camper valve

See LPG Conversion Chart for kg, Litres, MJ, BTU, kWh & m3

Propane BBQ LPG Gas Bottle Sizes (LPG gas cylinder sizes) & LPG Gas Bottle Dimensions-Gas Cylinder Dimensions

9kg & 4kg cylinder capacity are typical small propane BBQ LPG gas bottle sizes (LPG gas cylinder sizes) in Australia for BBQ grilling and camping but there can also be exceptions outside of these ranges. As there are many manufacturers of BBQ LPG gas bottles, small propane BBQ LPG gas bottle sizes (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes) and dimensions (patio gas bottle) may vary significantly.

There are larger propane BBQ LPG gas bottle sizes (gas cylinder sizes) for homes and business including 45kg, 90kg and 210kg cylinder capacity LPG gas cylinder sizes (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes).

Remember that propane and LPG are the same gas.

Calor BBQ Gas Bottle-Cylinder (patio gas bottle) Sizes 

 If you live in the UK, you have different choices in propane BBQ LPG gas bottle sizes (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes) cylinder capacity & gas bottle dimensions.

Please refer to Calor BBQ gas bottle-cylinder (patio gas bottle) sizes

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Why 8.5kg and 3.7kg cylinder capacity BBQ LPG Gas Bottle SIzes Refills?

There are many LPG gas bottles that are labelled as 9kg or 4kg cylinder capacity that are actually manufactured undersize, with less than the labelled cylinder capacity.

This is a result of the manufacturing and design variances amongst the many manufacturers.

To take into account these propane BBQ LPG gas bottle sizes (gas cylinder sizes) variations, BBQ gas refills were standardised on 8.5kg and 3.7kg cylinder capacity LPG gas bottle sizes (LPG gas cylinder sizes).

This allows for the propane BBQ LPG gas bottle size (propane bottle sizes - propane gas cylinder sizes) variances between bottles and prevents any unsafe overfilling.

To make sure that consumers are fully informed, the BBQ LPG gas bottle sizes (gas cylinder sizes) and cylinder capacity are labelled accordingly.