This is the second edition of CSA B140.9.2, Portable, pressurized-type, liquid-petroleum-fuelled camp stoves.
It supersedes the previous edition, published in 1975. It is the second in a series of Standards covering minimum requirements for safe operation, acceptable performance, design, construction, manufacturing, marking, and testing of portable, liquid-fuel-burning appliances. The other Standards in the series are
(a) CSA B140.9.1, Portable liquid fuelled catalytic appliances; and
(b) CSA B140.9.4, Portable, pressurized-type, liquid-petroleum-fuelled lamps and lanterns.
Safe and satisfactory use of portable, liquid-fuelled appliances depends in part on correct operation and the burning of appropriate fuel.
This Standard applies to portable, pressurized-type, liquid-petroleum-fuelled camp stoves with one or more surface burners.
This Standard applies to camp stoves intended for use outdoors only.
This Standard may be applied to camp stoves using alcohol-type fuel with a pressurized fuel system.
The values given in SI units are the units of record for the purposes of this Standard. The values given in parentheses are for information and comparison only.
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