What barbecue equipment?
For many of you wood or coal ignition is part of the ritual. For others, the simplicity of the gas barbecue remains a sure bet. In fact, these models light up quickly and allow you to adjust the temperature during cooking. Easy to use and with instant heat the gas grill is a simple and effective solution that allows to easily adjust the calorific value released and to define precise zones of heating. So you can grab your food perfectly according to your expectations. But to get there what bottle of gas for the barbecue to choose ?
What gas to choose for its barbecue: Propane or butane?
For your barbecues you can use both a bottle of butane gas or a bottle of propane gas, both gas will allow you an optimal cooking.
On the other hand, there are in spite of all differences between the two. Propane has the particularity of resisting the cold, it will remain usable until temperatures of -44 ° C below which it will freeze.
Bottles of butane gas are considered as internal gas cylinders, which will freeze below 0 ° C. A bottle Malice butane will be the perfect bottle for your outdoor barbecues thanks to its small size which makes it extremely handy.
So you can opt for both types of gas, However, barbecues are rarely used in winter or during periods of extreme cold. Also note that if you wish to change gas, once your bottle is exhausted, this is possible. No specific adjustment will be necessary to make this change because the injectors used for butane and propane are identical. Nevertheless, keep in mind that the butane regulators (28mbar regulator) and propane (37mbar regulator) are not identical, so you will have to change your regulator if you decide to change gas.
Basic rules to know
The barbecue with gas bottle may be preferred to the traditional barbecues wood or charcoal, the latter producing sparks.
Once your gas bottle is used, it must be stored in a fire-protected room.
What size gas bottle for his barbecue?
All gas cylinders can be used for your barbecues, but it is a matter of simplifying your life by opting for the most practical bottle.
It is not advisable to choose imposing bottles such as 13kg, 30kg or 35kg propane cylinders. These bottles are not designed to be transportable and will rarely fit your installation.
Some of your barbecues may also contain spaces for gas bottles, in which case your choice will be reduced. It is advisable to consult the instructions for the correct bottle model or ask your supplier.
Regarding gas cylinders of smaller sizes your choice must be made according to your needs,
A medium-sized bottle (bottle of butane gas 10kg) will indeed be more autonomous but usually less manoeuvrable.
A smaller bottle (bottle of butane gas 6kg) will be less autonomous than a bottle with a larger capacity but can be more easily transportable.