Calor gas for kitchen hob?

Postby alexeix » Wed Oct 28, 2009 1:46 am


Is it possible to run a standard gas hob from a refillable Calor gas cylinder (not an LPG tank)?
AND is it legal?

There's no gas supply in my village and I don't want to go to the expense of fitting an LPG tank in the garden, just for the hob...!

I know this is perfectly acceptable in Spain, but I have never seen it in the UK, other than in caravans.

I presume that even if it is legal, the gas cylinder probably has to be located away from the kitchen area, e.g. in an adjacent outside cupboard.

Does anyone know anything about this?
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Postby DEEARR2 » Thu Oct 29, 2009 6:34 pm

The manufacturers installation manual will give details of hobs suitability. Usualy a new hob comes with natural gas injectors fitted and LPG injectors supplied loose in case of a conversion. Be aware there are regulations covering the install of LPG appliances and should be installed by a regisered gas installer with the appropriate qualification.
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