kerosene heater parts manual

Adults should be aware of, equipment maintenance, safety considerations.
Watch your container being filled, the pump should be marked kerosene.
The type of crude from which the kerosene is refined, temperature, aging and contamination can all cause kerosene to yellow and become darker.Never store kerosene in a red container that could easily be mistaken as a gasoline storage container.Kerosene has a flash point (lowest temperature at which a liquid gives off enough vapors to form an ignitable mixture) of approximately 110 degrees Fahrenheit and an ignition temperature of 410 degrees Fahrenheit.Use only listed heaters, only heaters that have been tested and listed in accordance with Underwriters' Laboratories (UL) Standard 647 should be purchased and used.In addition, never use diesel, jet "A" fuel, number 1 fuel oil, number 2 fuel oil or gasoline in your heater.So take care to prevent the potential for heater tip-overs.Proper clearances from combustible material, the heater should be kept a minimum distance of 36 inches from all combustible materials such as curtains or furniture unless otherwise specified by the manufacturer.Kerosene has a distinct odor that is different from the odor of gasoline.Keep children away from the heater while it is operating to prevent contact burns.Refuel heater and store kerosene outdoors.Remember the plan is only good if everyone knows about it and has practiced it to make sure it works.Consumer Product Safety Commission, Fact Sheet number 97: Kerosene Heaters, December 1982.When buying a used or reconditioned heater, that purchase should be accompanied by the owners manual or operating instructions.