Tank Sizing

The following information about LP Vapor Tank Sizing is from Generac Power Systems

All measurements are approixmate and may vary between suppliers.

120 Gal. Total Capacity Tank will yeild 72 Usable Gal. (@ 40F)  Measures 57" Length x 24" Diameter x 33" Height

150 Gal. Total Capacity Tank will yeild 90 Usable Gal. (@ 40F)  Measures 68" Lenght x 24" Diameter x 33" Height

250 Gal. Total Capacity Tank will yeild 150 Usable Gal. (@ 40F)  Measures 94" Length x 30" Diameter x 39" Height  

500 Gal. Total Capacity Tank will yeild 300 Usable Gal. (@ 40F)  Measures 119" Length x 37" Diameter x 46" Height




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  1. Comment #1 (Posted by Mark S )
    How long will an 8KW generator run at 1/2 load on 200 gallon tank of propane? Right now the home is propane heated with 2 above ground 100 gallon tanks. Long term plan is to bury 1000 gallon tank but we are going to need to approach this phases, starting with the purchase of a standby unit to replace a portable.
  2. Comment #2 (Posted by Norwall PowerSystems)
    The Generac 8kW Standby generator consumes .94 gallons/hour propane at 1/2 load and 1.68 gallons/hour at full load. This information is from Generac's specs for this generator.

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