Question about Reddy Heater RLP100 Portable Forced Air Propane Heater with Variable Heat Ouput

2 Answers

Physical difference between natural & propane orfice

I have found a good deal on wall mounted gas heaters but not sure if they are natural gas or propane.  I have been told changing them out on these type heaters is dangerous so I do not want to go that route.  I just want to know is there a physical difference that we can tell.

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

My flame is not burning as high as it did with our other wareheater so iam wondering if it might have the orfice for propane instead of natuaral gas

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 1,420 Answers

Merry Lynn, there will be no physical differences between Natural Gas heaters and Propane Gas heaters. Check the model number of the unit, it may have a N or P or LP printed at the end of it to distinguish which gas it uses. The plate that is attached to the heater should indicate the type of gas it uses.

 

DO NOT try to convert this heater to another gas.

Posted on Oct 16, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

Can i convert jandy lxi heater 400k btu propane gas to natural gas ?


Any propane heater can be converted to natural gas and vice versa all you need is the correct regulator and orifices and possably a change to the exhaust. The problem is it is not something your average handyman should do. When dealing with gas or fumes it is always best to use a certified and insured repair man who has the proper test equiptment to check for leaks. Small leaks will not bubble with the "dish soap test" so you should always err on the side of caution.

May 17, 2014 | Blue Flame Charmglow 30K BTU NG Vent Free ...

1 Answer

How do i convert gas dryer to propane kenmore elite


kenmore has instructions along with the correct orfices you need to burn propane the only difference between gas and propane orfices is the hole size in the center of the orfices and there is very little difference in size propane is smaller hole because the pressure difference between natural gas low pressure proppane higher pressure

Jan 13, 2013 | GE GFDS350GLWW Dryer

1 Answer

How do I convert vanguard VMH26TPA wall heater from propane to natural gas?


You would have to get a conversion kit, which usually
is new orfices and a spring that goes into the gas valve. The kit would probably be cheaper than buying a gas valve and the orfices seperately

Feb 10, 2010 | Vanguard International Infra Red - Medium...

1 Answer

Convert a procom heater from propane to natural


you need to find a place that makes your type of heater and they will have a change over kit all it is different orfices and jetcovers for each gas jet from your heater its self explanitory once you see the parts,sometimes there are different gas comp. that if you use there service they will change you over at no or little cost. hope this helps

Sep 14, 2009 | Procom ML300TBA Heater

1 Answer

Pool Heater wont light


NO NO NO the heater is design to work on propane or natural gas only

Sep 10, 2009 | Jandy TELEDYNE LAARS GAS VALVE, PROPANE...

1 Answer

30 gallon propane supply tank for residential home, seems appliances are burning too hot, flames are very high what is the cause? Regulator? O2 supply?


could you have gotten a natural gas tank by mistake? it would have larger orfices and allow more gas than you need propane has more B.T.U.s than nat gas and requires a smaller orfice
chack with your gas co.good luck.

Sep 08, 2009 | Rheem RTG-74DVP Direct Vent Liquid Propane...

1 Answer

I'm trying to convert a Jandy 250 BTU propaine pool heater to natural gas and I need the parts


go to the pool store or supply house or call the manufacture if anyone there speaks good english. and tell them what you got and that you need the propane orfices and the propane gas valve and regulator for your pool heater. you'll need to change the orfices, gas valve and regulator.

Aug 06, 2009 | Jandy Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Can i convert my dyna glo 75000 btu propane


I'm sure you can, contact the manufacturer and ask if they have a natural gas jet or orfice for your model heater, these are usually very easy to replace.

Feb 28, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

CHANGING AN ORFICE


This unit cannot be converted from gas type to gas type.

Feb 24, 2009 | Rheem RTG-53PVN Indoor Natural Gas...

1 Answer

Trouble with waterheater


DO NOT USE THIS HEATER UNTIL IT HAS BEEN CHECKED OUT BY A PROFESSIONAL!

Most all gas appliances can use propane or natural gas, but they ship from the factory with orifices for one or the other.

Propane is rated at 11 iwg, natural gas at 7 iwg (where iwg=inches water gauge. 27 iwg=1 psig) (it takes a different regulator spring to handle this small difference in pressure.

A propane orifice will be smaller than a natural gas orifice.

The store that you bought the water heater should know what they sold you, and know if they have a kit to convert the regulator and orifices.

Jan 15, 2009 | Reddy Heater RLP100 Portable Forced Air...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Heating & Cooling Logo

520 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Reddy Heating & Cooling Experts

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

Mack Baxter

Level 3 Expert

383 Answers

T bone 1963

Level 2 Expert

69 Answers

Are you a Reddy Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...