How to convert gasoline generator to propane?
how to convert gasoline generator to propane
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To convert propane engine to a gasoline engine, you will have tobuy the conversion kits. The conversion kits usually come alongwith the instructional booklets.
Answer 1 Due to differences between natural gas and propane, they require differing amounts of gas supplied to the burner. This is controlled by the size of the opening where the gas goes into the burner. The mechanism for control is called an "ORIFICE," which usually is made of brass, and looks l…ike a short, fat bolt, with a tiny hole at the center of the bolt head. The difference between the orifices for each gas is accomplished simply by varying the size of that hole. There is a conversion kit that you can buy at the hardware store. It is fairly simple to do. Typically it involves switching out orifices, which look like a short bolt with a hole in the middle. Take out the old, put in the new. Answer 2 I don't understand what you mean by "stove." If you refer to a space heater with ONE BURNER AND ONE CONTROL VALVE, then you only have to change ONE ORIFICE. BUT, if your are refering to a kitchen range or cookstove, then you will have to replace the orifice IN EACH BURNER, INCLUDING THE OVEN(S). To make the conversion, you must install the proper sized orifice for the gas you will be using in the heater or stove. For the sake of simplicity, the following directions are for a single burner space heater. For a multi-burner heater, or a cook stove, make the change at each burner. To change an orifice: 1. Turn off the gas supply STOP valve [valve at the wall, to which the flexible metal gas line ("hose") is attached]. 2. Disconnect the flexible gas line from heater inlet [usually on the ON-OFF control valve on the heater]. 3. With an adjustable wrench, or an open end wrench, remove [counterclockwise] the heater's control valve. Located on the end opposite from where the gas line was attached, is the orifice [it looks like a brass pipe plug (hex head) with a small hole in the center of the hex head]. It is the size of this hole which determines the rate of gas flow. 4. Two wrenches will be required for this step. Using one wrench on the hex head of the orifice, and another wrench on the hex shoulder of the control valve, unscrew [counterclockwise] and remove the orifice from the valve. I recommend that ANY time you disassemble threaded devices, that you use a wire brush to CLEAN ALL THREADS, which will make reassembly easier. 5. Although not required by Code, apply three or four turns of TEFLON thread seal tape to the "NEW" orifice threads. 6. Carefully by hand, so as NOT to crossthread, screw the new orifice into the valve body as far as possible. 7. Again using two wrenches, tighten the orifice into the valve body, clean the threads of the valve body, and apply a few turns of Teflon tape to those threads. 8. Fully hand thread the valve body back into the cast iron burner, and tighten with a wrench being careful, near the end, to stop when the control valve hand lever is on top. 9. Clean the hose coupling nipple threads on the valve and reconnect the metal "hose" [NO tape is required on these coupling threads]. 10. Prepare a "test" solution of a few drops of liquid dishwashing detergent in about half a cup of water. With a paintbrush, whip solution into a bubbly "froth." 11. Turn gas ON at the wall stop, and OFF at the heater control valve, and "paint" the soap froth onto all joints. 12. Watch for new/"growing" bubbles for a few minutes. If bubbles form, you have a leak, and must retighten the joint, or install Teflon tape. If there is NO CHANGE in the bubble layer, the joints are tight and the heater is ready to use. Answer 3 Most new stoves have both orifices in the control valve. It is a matter of making sure you have the correct one in place. The gases have a different density which results in a different mass of gas being supplied to the burners. (MORE)
You will need to get ahold ofthe manufacture or a parts supplier and give them the model number and ask them if there are orafices for propane available. These are the metered openings that are installed in the jets that supply the gas to the burners. The sizes of the openings are different between …the two gases-one will not work with the other. You will also need to adjust the pressure at the regulator-information available from the manufacturer.. (MORE)
Generally speaking, the male POL fitting on the regulator should thread into the internal female threads of the new bottle and may not need to be changed out. An old propane grill can be converted by removing the male POL fitting from the inlet of the regulator and replacing it with a new female Q…CC-1 adaptor. The new adaptor is available at your local propane company and they will remove and replace the fittings for a fee. You can see this at http://fireforless.com/. (MORE)
Answer . There usually is a metering device in gas valves for accepting natural gas and propane. You need to find out if yours has that ability or just purchase a new one which is inexpensive and probably the right way to go and install the new valve. That is the only adjustment needed.
Answer . see your local propane dealer/ for a gas to propane converter kit the valves and O rings are of a different size. also check the type or regulator.
to do this you switch it from natural gas to propane remove this answer, a tautology, no help at all
no ones going to answer. To convert natural gas appliances to propane you have to change the orfices. Propane orfices are smaller or have smaller openings than natural gas orfices.
If it is a propane furnace, have a contractor install a strip heat section in the supply ductwork and wire it to your breaker box. About $100-$150 plus install and electrical.. lc
It's certainly possible, but why you'd want to is a different question entirely--you will lose energy in the conversion process no matter what you do, so you might as well burn the hydrogen directly (it burns cleaner, which propane won't always do). Propane is often used as a feedstock for generat…ing hydrogen, and the reaction is completely reversible, so you can (in simple terms) add carbon back to the hydrogen to end up with propane. The exact method for doing this can vary and it isn't done very often. Research is ongoing to find the most efficient method for generating propane and higher hydrocarbons from hydrogen and lower hydrocarbon feedstocks. (MORE)
You'll need to drill out the control panel orifices to allow for a higher volume of gas to reach the burners. Start with a 1/16" drill bit and try it out. If it fails to ignite increase the size of the drill bit. Make sure you don't have any leaks prior to starting your grill.
The simplest way is to remove the heads and have hardened valve seats installed.. I did this on my old 1964 T-Bird. My T-Bird had high compression pistons installed form the factory 11:1. Therefore, I also had to retart the ignition timing and due some minor tuning on the carb to hanle the lower oc…tane of today. I can run it all day long on the premium unleaded gas. (MORE)
It's a good alternative in that it burns cleaner, but it ain't cheaper on a BTU basis.
yes, by some fast pyrolysis process you convert veg and animal oil to bio-oil, and the bio-oil distillation give a gasoline equivalent fraction.. yes, by some fast pyrolysis process you convert veg and animal oil to bio-oil, and the bio-oil distillation give a gasoline equivalent fraction.
Yes. I have a 1995 4.6 litre crown Victoria that was originally fuel injected. It is now a propane only car and seems to be running fine.
You hope you bought the one that is convertible to LP. It should have come with a LP orifice. If you go to the MFG website,you can check to see if it is possible. If it is not convertible from the MFG (made this way) you can not.
Locate the egulator on top at right of burners, just before the connection, unscrew the regulator top and turn it over, then check your gas orifices to burners, they should be #64 not #57 on some models, look up conversion kits for your model and get them, then go to regulator on bottom of oven and …turn that tight in. Should do it. (MORE)
A kilogram is a unit of mass. A gallon is a unit of capacity. The two units are therefore incompatible.
No you would need to change out the whole engine. There are a lot of things a diesel engines has that gas engines don't. It is possible in theory, but in practice it would be so expensive a brand new gas engine would be cheaper.
There are several things you have to do a tricker it tricks the computer the propane has to heated up fromyour heater hose lots of work i have complete srt up
Go to your local hardware store and ask for an orifice to convert your stove from natural gas to propane. I am sure a salesperson will tell you how to install it if it doesn't come in a package with instructions.
Do hydrogenaton ie H2 in presence of Ni/Pd/Pt two times ie from alkyne to alkene and then to alkane
Electric motors operate completely differently than internal combustion engines. It is impossible to "convert" an engine as you have asked for, but replacing the engine with an electric one shouldn't be too painful of a procedure however it will cost a good deal of money.. Something else to conside…r is that you'll be changing the power output for the vehicle, and that may require different transmission ratios than what your vehicle came with.. All in all, the price of the conversion is not outweighed by the benefeits of it. (MORE)
Though this might be "doable" by someone who thought about it a lot and got a lot of professional advice, it might be wise not to attempt it.. To convert from kerosene to propane, you'll have to dump all the plumbing. The kerosene tank, the piping, the valves, the pump, and the burners will all hav…e to go. You'll then install a propane tank, new plumbing, the valves, and the burners. The real difficulty is determining how big a burner you might be able to run in the existing furnace. And this sounds like ( is , in point of fact) an engineering problem that will take some skill and experience to resolve.. No shortcuts or other nonsense can be tolerated here. None at all. If you burn your house down after doing a "refit" as asked, your insurance company will have an excellent reason to wash their hands and walk away. And that's if all you do is damage or destroy your house. If you injure of kill someone through a cobbled up refit, no amount of punishment will lift that burden from you.. Be smart about this one. Please. And look for some used units if you are tight on bucks. Your utility company can partner with you in many cases like this and you can get some refunds for saving energy. Factor that into the equation. The wise person would. (MORE)
Simple answer---You shouldn't. New propane tanks are now fitted with an OPD ( overflow protection device ) valve. A safety device with my save your life. Many companies which provide tank exchange services ( bluerhino.com ) will switch out an old tank for a new one at no or a low fee.
Yes, there is a kit you can get to replace the orifices of the natural gas.
yes deff there is a kit you can by for this application to convert natural gas to propane, the kit usely consists of ne orfices they have to be bigger for propane, also maby a spring for ur gas valve, you can pick one up and have a certified tec install it for you. unless you know what ur doing, you… have a big chance of blowing up ur house if u do it urself. (MORE)
Get a certified technician to work on gas. He will have to change the orifice, possibly the gas valve.
The only way you can, is if the heater is switchable from the MFG. It must be designed to run NG, if it is, contact the MFG and buy the NG orifice.
PROPANE-1-OL +alc.KOH = PROPENE-1 PROPENE-1 + HBr = 2-BROMO PROPANE 2- BROMO PROPANE + ACID HYDROLYSIS = PROPANE-2-OL
I have never heard of a way to do this without changing the whole furnace. Propane furnaces are usually thin steal walled heat exchangers with many burners. Oil Furnaces have a large burner chamber and then a small heat exchanger above it. If there is a way, you will need to change the heat exch…anger and all electrical components. It may be cheaper in the end to just change the whole furnace. (MORE)
One US gallon of gasoline weighs about 6.3 pounds. So, 500 gallons = 500 x 6.3 = 3,150 pounds.
4.22 pounds of Propane per gallon, a 100 gallon tank of propane would have 422 pounds of propane. ex. 100 gallons X 4.22 pounds = 422 pounds,
Oxymercuration. Add Hg(OAc)2 to make any alkene a secondary alcohol or make the OH go on the most substituted Carbon. a.k.a. Markarvnikov addition of OH.
Its not worth it. They work on two different principals of internal combustion. The cost of doing so would be a lot more than just buying/building a new gasoline engine. But if you needed to, you would have to change : -The headers -The sparkplugs -the pistons -the camshafts -the carburet…ors The engine block would be the only thing left, and most of the parts i have listed would have to be custom made or adapted to fit, at great expense (MORE)
I know you can buy the kind that converts gasoline to electricity but what about propane. it is for a cottage. Is there such a thing as a propane powered home generator?
Yes there is a manufacturer than sells propane fueled generators. Go on the Internet and look up the Onan brand generators. These generators also have residential enclosures to muffle the noise level that is produced buy the generator.
No. Propane is a gas under normal pressure and temperatureconditions while gasoline is liquid. Gasoline consists of largerhydrocarbons than propane, chiefly octane and its isomers.
The photochemical chlorination of propane produces a mixture of several compounds including 1-chloro propane an 2-chloro propane, if these compounds are separated and allow to react with alcoholic KOH the major product must be propene.
There are two main ways that gasoline can be used to generate electricity: through a generator, or through a fuel cell. The first method is by far the most common. In a gasoline generator, the gas is fed into an internal combustion engine, which turns a generator to create electricity. This method …is very inefficient due to the number of times that the energy changes forms (from chemical, to heat, to mechanical, to electrical) the engine itself only converts 25-30% of the chemical energy into mechanical energy. Unfortunately, gasoline fuel cell technology hasn't quite gotten out of the R & D phase, but the idea is to split the gasoline molecules' hydrogen atoms off and guide them across a membrane to the oxygen where they combine to form water. Electricity is produced in this reaction when hydrogen is forced to give up its electron in order to cross the membrane. Viola, electricity. Fuel cells are extremely efficient ranging from converting 75% of the chemical energy into electricity to 95%. Part of this is due to the fact that fuel cells convert the chemical energy of gasoline immediately into electricity. This also reduces the energy lost due to heat in the combustion process. (MORE)
React 2-chloro propane with NaOH aq. the produced 2-propanol when reacts with HBr you may get the 2-bromo propane. 1. CH 3 -CH(Cl)-CH 3 + NaOH -----> CH 3 -CH(OH)-CH 3 + NaCl 2. CH 3 -CH(OH)-CH 3 + HBr ------> CH 3 -CH(Br)-CH 3 + H 2 O
No the compression in a Gasoline is only 8 to 1 in a Diesel it is 22 to 1 so it would blow up
You should be able to change the hose from the natural gas source to the propane source as long as you check to make sure its up to code per the manufacturers recomendations.
Propane generators are used to provide power should a power outage occur. Propane is a good option as it has a long shelf life and is readily available at most gas stations.
Propane power generators can be found in most larger hardware stores such as Home Depot. They are a common type of generator and as such aren't too hard to find. You can even try looking on Amazon!
Forklift trucks are typically used in the construction business for a variety of applications. There are models of forklift trucks that are powered by gasoline and forklift trucks that operate on propane.
Some of the most popular brands of propane generators include: America, Sportsman, Powerland, Buffalo Tool, Onan Marquis, Gentron and Champion Global.
It is possible to convert methane to gasoline at home, but it would be extremely expensive and to do it legally, your house would have to be in a properly zoned area and you would need a lot of different permits. But theoretically speaking, it is possible to convert methane into C 4 to C 12 alkan…es, with practically no alkenes. You would have to form a lot of carbon-carbon bonds, meaning that somehow you would have to get one methane molecule to react with another one, then continue adding carbons until there is a blend of alkanes containing from four to 12 carbon atoms. If the blend has a volatility within a certain range, then it would probably qualify as gasoline by someone's standards, although it would have a very poor octane rating. Methane is nearly chemically inert under normal conditions except that of course it will react with oxygen very quickly if a source of high heat such a spark or an open flame is brought near a methane-oxygen mixture that is within the upper and lower flammability limits. I'm not a petroleum expert, but I can foresee two ways to get methane molecules to bond together, and both of them are radical processes. This could be extremely dangerous unless the reaction is carried out at a low pressure AND the reaction is attempted first with a relatively very small number of UV photons. The number of UV photons is s-l-o-w-l-y increased until a slow reaction takes place. Then, it's not extremely dangerous because bromine reacts with alkanes much more slowly than chlorine, and especially fluorine. If methane were blended with bromine gas in an approximately 1:0.25-0.50 molar ratio, the mixture would react if the right number of ultraviolet light photons were shone through the mixture. This would have to be done at a pressure far below atmospheric, the number of photons of UV light would need to be correctly calculated, and it should only be done in some kind of cask capable of handling a very high pressure in case of an accident that could otherwise result in an explosion. A chain reaction would take place, and a controlled chain reaction is what you need as methane is continuously bled into the reaction vessel. Once the methane addition is stopped, the chain reaction would die out in a short amount of time. This procedure would need to be carried out numerous times because a carbon-carbon bond is only formed during one of the chain-termination steps. Eventually, you will have liquids (alkanes) in the container. If they do not contain enough carbon atoms, the chain reaction can be performed in the liquid phase by adding [liquid] bromine and initiating a chain reaction with an organic peroxide. In the end, the products of the reaction would be quite a mess, but there should be a significant amount of brominated alkanes, mostly branched ones, which is what is desired, and some unbrominated alkanes. Next, the liquid alkane bromides are drained off and diluted in diethyl ether so that a Grignard reaction can be performed in a hood by adding small pieces of magnesium metal to the mixture. Keep adding Mg until no more reaction (bubbles coming off the Mg pieces) takes place. At this point, you will have converted the alkane bromides into the alkane magnesium bromides. When water or ethanol (which reacts more slowly) is very slowly added to the mixture, the alkane magnesium bromides are converted into the respective alkanes. The ether can be evaporated off in a Roto-Vapâ¢ leaving a mixture of mostly branched alkanes. If you are lucky, the bromination steps went far enough to form butanes through dodecanes, and you will have a crude form of gasoline. Just add about 10% diisopropyl ether to boost the octane, and it should run fine in about any car. (MORE)
It should theoretically be possible. However, it would be easierand probably cheaper just to replace the engine with one designedfor gasoline.
Propan-2-ol is an alcohol while propan-2-one is a ketone. Alcohols can be converted into ketones by adding acidic potassium permanganate. The purple color of potassium permanganate reduces.
It is not safe to do this with a stove that was not designed forit.