High altitude

Inquiry:

How well will these high pressure propane burners work at high
altitudes? I live at 5900ft.

Outdoorstirfry:

This is an interesting question.   Have you felt any difference in using gas stove at 5900ft as compared with other low elevation level?   High pressure stove has the ability to suck in more air however ratio wise should be the same as on low level elevation.

Inquiry:

Thanks for the quick reply.  Yes there is a difference with lower atmospheric pressure.  Commercial gas ranges need larger orifice for air intake.  Do your products allow to change air intake?

Outdoorstirfry:

Larger orifice will provide more gas under same pressure.   The gas coming out of the orifice will combust with air surrounding it.  Are you using natural gas line or from a tank?   I’m wondering if at your elevation level the gas line going to your house can carry the same pressure as at lower elevation or not.

Our products also use orifice.   Theoretically they should allow you to modify as what you did to commercial gas range.   However larger orifice will only give more gas not air.   Maybe at higher elevation combustion needs richer gas/air ratio.

Outdoorstirfry:

Just notice your order from Amazon.   Thank you.   We should be able to ship Monday tomorrow.

I did some search on internet.   This page (http://www.m109riders.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90991) does mention the fuel/air ratio would be richer on higher elevation for motor cycles.   This should be similar to stove as well.

Let us know what size orifice you adjust to the PF13L160 for it to run correctly.

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