For Fun

LPG’s flexibility and environmentally friendly characteristics make it an ideal fuel for recreational applications, both on land and on water.

Whether one is staying in a tent, camper or caravan, LPG is commonly used to fuel cooking. On a camping site or even in your own garden, an LPG powered barbeque provides a constant temperature and is the best energy source available in terms of reducing CO2 emissions.

LPG offers significant advantages in terms of reduction of harmful emissions and is thus a logical partner when enjoying nature and outdoor life. Highly portable, with a wide range of storage options, LPG is the most flexible of all energy sources and responds perfectly to the needs of millions of leisure enthusiasts around the globe.

LPG is also an attractive option for marine applications, including the fuelling of leisure-crafts. Its negligible impact on the water allows end-users to enjoy lakes and rivers while helping to preserve the quality of the natural environment.

LPG even allows people to enjoy amazing scenery from the air by fuelling hot air balloons.

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LPG in Action

The commercial and industrial applications of LPG are too numerous to list. Below are a few examples of LPG in action.

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Camping Stoves

When camping, some kind of camping stove is usually a necessity For the caravanner equipped with a fully-featured cooker and grill, a camping stove is still a useful and fun way of staying outdoors to make the most of summer weather.

The biggest advantage of LPG is its ease of use. Just attach fuel bottle to the stove, open the valve and ignite the fuel. No assembly, no preheat, no maintenance. For camping, LPG comes packaged in small pressurized bottles. As the bottles cannot be refilled, there is no need for funnels and no risk of spillage. LPG stoves do not have to be pumped and require no complicated priming.
The temperature is regulated by the easy turn of a valve and LPG is clean burning, produces virtually no soot and does not spill, thus protecting the environment.

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Hot Air Balloons

LPG is ideal for use in hot air balloons because in its natural un-burned state, it is lighter than air.

It gives the pilot perfect control over his the burns that heat up the air in the envelope to move the balloon off the ground and into the air.

The LPG is stored in cylinders which are kept in the balloon basket, along with the passengers and the pilot

The pilot must keep firing the burner at regular intervals throughout the flight to ensure that the balloon continues to be stable. Naturally, the hot air will not escape from the hole at the very bottom of the envelope as firstly, hot air rises and secondly, the buoyancy keeps it moving up.

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To learn more on the many application of LPG,
please visit www.lpg-apps.org.