California RV Specialists wants to express that safety is priority number one for us when it comes time to installation, repairs, inspections or services for RV Propane System. We wanted to share some basic information with you to help guide you when looking for LP parts and safety alarms.
Article by Dustin Simpson on RV Travel.com
LP Automatic Changeover Regulator – Travel Trailer / Fifth Wheel
This is a standard two stage automatic changeover regulator, it automatically redirects LP gas vapor flow from an empty service cylinder to a reserve cylinder, without interruption of service.
Easy to read green indicator which changes to red when the service cylinder needs to be refilled.
Vertical Two Stage Regulator – Small Camper or Travel Trailer
These standard two-stage regulators are approved for use in nearly all portable applications and outdoor cooking appliances utilizing low pressure.
They feature all zinc body construction, high and low 1/8” NPT pressure tap ports, an integral second stage drip lip vent and optional standard or 90-degree vent locations.
Horizontal Two Stage Regulator – Motorhome
For use, two-stage regulators are specifically intended for applications with low BTU demands but still require two stage regulation.
They feature all zinc body construction, high and low 1/8″ NPT pressure tap ports, an integral second stage drip lip vent and optional standard or 90 degree vent locations.
Propane Pigtails with Inverted Male Flares
Connects to propane tanks to auto changeover regulators for use on RV application ONLY (200,000 BTU/H) Available in 12”, 15”, 18”, 20”, 24”, 30”, 36”, 48” and 60” lengths
Inverted Flare Adapter
Most commonly used on some auto
changeover dual stage regulators. Required to replace older LP pigtails that had the 1/4″ Male NPT ends. This adapter allows you to use the 1/4″ inverted male flare end pigtails.
How often should safety Alarms be replaced on a RV?
Replace your Propane and CO alarms that are over 5 years old. Only install Propane and CO alarms that are UL listed for Recreational Vehicle use. Some CO alarms or their replaceable CO sensors may have a shorter service life. Check the manufacturer’s owner’s manual for replacement information. Replace your Smoke & Fire Alarms that are over 10 years old.
Pangaea Digital RV Propane Gas Detector
PANGAEA RV gas detectors use highly-sensitive semiconductors to provide faster, more accurate response times to gas exposure, so you can make a smarter, safer choice for your travelers. This gas detector for RV use features a digital screen that shows real-time concentrations and error codes which allows it to replace other models like the MTI Safe-T-Alert 20, 30, 40, and CCI control series
MTI Safe-T-Alert Propane/LP Gas Alarms
The alarms detects Propane Gas are Ideal for Class A Motor homes, Class B Van Campers, Class C Mini-Motor Homes, Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Truck & Folding Campers.
30 Series Flush Mount
Dual Propane/Carbon Monoxide Alarm
The dual alarm that detects both Propane Gas and CO. Ideal for Class A Motor homes, Class B Van Campers, Class C Mini-Motor Homes, Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Truck & Folding Campers.
35 Series Flush Mount
This alarm is a single station smoke detector.
For more information on MTI Inudstries Safe-T-Alert products please see FAQ on this link.