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Dual Tank Propane Regulator
The Model MEGR-253 Automatic Changeover Regulator automatically redirects LP gas vapor flow from an empty service cylinder to a reserve cylinder, without interruption of service. It features an easy to read green indicator which changes to red when the service cylinder needs to be refilled.
- Regulator Type: Two Stage Automatic Changeover Regulator
- Relief Type: Internal Spring Loaded Relief
- Bonnet/Body Material: Die Cast Zinc
Regulator Finish: Raw Zinc
- Bonnet/Body Material: Fabric Reinforced Molded Diaphragm with O-Ring Bonnet/Body Seal
- Max Pressure: 250 PSI
Primary Cylinder BTU/Hr: 225,000
- Reserve Cylinder BTU/Hr: 150,000
Dual Tank Propane Regulator Dimensions and Connections
- Propane Regulator Length: 3.87"
- Propane Regulator Width: 3.13"
- Propane Regulator Height: 6.7"
- Outlet Connection: 3/8" FNPT
- Inlet Connection: 1/4" Inverted Flare (2)
- Mounting Holes: 3.50" on Center Pressure Taps
- UL 144 LISTED
QUESTIONS & ANSWERSAsk a Question
Will this propane regulator automatically switch over?
Yes, this propane regulator will automatically switch from the primary cylinder to the reserve cylinder, as long as the reserve tank valve is open. Please keep in mind, when it comes time to fill the primary cylinder, make sure the black switch is switched to the tank currently in use.
Can I use this propane regulator for multiple appliances?
Yes, this propane regulator is intended to regulate the amount of gas flow required to operate multiple appliances.
What screws do I use to mount this propane regulator?
We recommend using #10 by 1/2" self tapping screws to mount this propane regulator.
Can this propane regulator be installed horizontally?
It is not recommended to install this propane regulator horizontally due to the vent on the propane regulator. When installed horizontally, water may get into the vent and cause the propane regulator to malfunctioning. It is recomended to install this propane regulator vertically.
Can this propane regulator be used on a heater with a built in regulator?
No. Liquid propane, LP, can only be regulated once, if the appliace has a regulator built in, an external regulator will not work in addition.
Will this propane regulator fit a 100 lb propane tank?
Yes, this propane regulator will work on any size propane tank, so long as a pigtail is used with a 1/4" inverted flare.
Does this propane regulator come with a warranty?
Yes, this propane regulator comes with a 5 year manufacturer's warranty.
Is this propane regulator made in America?
Yes, this propane regulator is manufactured in the USA.
What is the maximum BTU output for these valves?
Our Dual Tank Propane Regulator is rated for 225,000 on the primary cylinder and 150,000 on the reserve cylinder.